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Timely treatment with COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies can reduce hospitalizations, pandemic’s stress on health care systems

    A study by USF Health and Tampa General Hospital among the first to assess effectiveness of MABs in a practical setting when given to patients at […]

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A previously validated gene profile in blood that predicts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis mortality was repurposed to assess the likelihood of COVID-19 survival, a USF Health-led study reports Tampa, […]

USF Health College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay announce new partnership on bringing clinical outreach services to the vulnerable seafaring community

The USF Health College of Nursing has partnered with Port Tampa Bay to create the first-of-its-kind on-site nurse-managed clinical outreach to provide direct care for the thousands of […]

Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF

The University of South Florida Foundation today announced a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health that will fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and […]

Patient Makes $25,000 Challenge Gift To Support USF Health IBD Center

  Grateful patient Michelle Turman MA ’00 CFRE has made a $25,000 challenge gift to encourage other patients and donors to advance research and comprehensive care at the […]

Measuring gene expression changes over time may help predict type 1 diabetes progression, lead to earlier diagnosis

An international research team, including the USF Health Informatics Institute, created and validated a model with potential for early monitoring of infants at risk for T1D diabetes TAMPA, […]

USF Health’s ambulatory surgery center earns national AAAHC accreditation

USF Health’s Endoscopy and Surgery Center recently earned accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which certifies that it meets and exceeds nationally-recognized standards of […]

USF team uses new neuroimaging technique to study physiological effects of brain stimulation to treat depression

First-in-human study of diffuse optical tomography during rTMS suggests treatment target or parameters may need adjusting to benefit more patients with severe depression TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2021) […]

USF Health part of international study identifying four distinct patterns of tau spread in Alzheimer’s disease

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center contributed to a new international study in Nature Medicine suggesting there is reason to reevaluate the concept of “typical” Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

NIH study of allergic reactions to Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines begins at USF Health

USF Health’s Dr. Thomas Casale leads one of only two academic allergy-research centers in Florida participating in the national trial TAMPA, Fla. (April 14, 2021) — USF Health […]

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