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Clinic integrates care and genetic research for patients with neuromuscular disorders

USF Health has established a Neurocardiogenetics Clinic focused on improving the quality of life for patients with hereditary neuromuscular disorders who are at risk for or already experiencing […]

Symposium updates Friedreich’s ataxia community on advances against FA

The USF Health Ataxia Research Center was one of 11 sites in the Phase 2 clinical trial of omaveloxolone, which may prove key to the drug becoming the […]

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Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange

  A library is traditionally thought of as a place kept under strict orders of silence and is filled with wall-to-wall books that have a nostalgic, musty smell. […]

Thyroid expert joins USF Health endocrinology team

Yevgeniya Kushchayeva, MD, PhD, came to the United States determined to contribute to science and medicine. As a teenager in Soviet Ukraine, when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster rendered […]

Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez earns national Physician of the Year for family practice

Click here to see the video highlighting Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez. USF Health’s Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP, — a faculty physician and double USF alum – was recently […]

Medical management vs. mechanical thrombectomy for mild strokes: Same safety and effectiveness

USF Health was part of an international multicenter study analyzing patient outcomes when treating mild stroke deficits caused by an obstructed large brain vessel The use of clot […]

Health team returns from Bahamas

The four USF Health physicians who traveled the Bahamas to offer medical help to evacuees from Hurricane Dorian have returned, sharing details about their effort. Seetha Lakshmi, MD, […]

Fetal ultrasound technique does not improve prediction of small-for-gestational age babies

USF Health’s study finds no added benefit of the cerebroplacental ratio approach over standard umbilical artery Doppler ultrasound in evaluating pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction Fetal growth […]

USF Health physicians fly to Bahamas to help provide medical care [video]

Four USF Health physicians boarded a small jet airplane Sept. 20 and headed to the Bahamas to provide medical care to those in shelters in Nassau. Working with […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]