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Stephen Liggett, personalized medicine

Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]

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USF Health and American Well to bring telehealth to seniors living at The Villages

Online Care will extend health care into the homes of retirees to improve chronic disease management, decrease hospitalizations and reduce medical costs The Villages, Fla. and Boston, Mass. […]

Huntington Potter, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

GMCSF treatment associated with improved cognition in cancer patients, USF-Moffitt study finds

The same growth factor was previously shown to reverse memory decline in Alzheimer’s mice  Tampa, FL (June 21, 2012) – Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer’s disease in […]

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High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]

Dr. Catherine Lynch, OB-GYN

Dr. Lynch selected for national leadership program’s new class of fellows

Diverse class of leaders spans the globe Philadephia, PA (April, 2012) – Dr. Catherine Lynch of the University of South Florida is among the senior women faculty members […]

$8.9 million in funding, USF Health Heart Institute

County joins state in funding USF Health Heart Institute

TAMPA, FL (April 18, 2012) — The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners today approved $2 million to help support equipment and space for the USF Health Heart […]

USF Nursing recognized by First Lady at national nursing summit on veterans’ health care

April 16, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – First Lady Michelle Obama recognized some life-changing research being conducted at the University of South Florida College of Nursing during a speech […]

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USF researchers find that Alzheimer’s precursor protein controls its own fate

Tampa, Fla. (April 10,  2012) – A research team led by the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences has found that a fragment of […]

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American College of Cardiology recognizes USF Health training techniques at CAMLS

TAMPA, FL (April 9, 2012) – The American College of Cardiology has designated the USF Health Center of Advanced Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) as its first Center of […]

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First CAMLS fellowship sponsored by simulation partner Simbionix

TAMPA, FL (April 4, 2012) — Simbionix, a leading global provider of medical education and simulation training, has sponsored the first fellowship at the USF Health Center for […]