Archive for the College of Pharmacy Category

Nose-to-brain delivery of nanoparticles lowers Huntington’s disease gene expression

USF Health preclinical study tests several formulations of chitosan-enriched siRNA nanoparticles intended to improve gene therapy targeting neurodegenerative diseases Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary brain disease that […]

USF Health hosts Nanotechnology conference

  USF recently held a big meeting about exploring the very small. In November, the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy hosted the 12th annual NanoFlorida International Conference on […]

Dr. Sarah Yuan named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

USF Health’s pathobiology expert Sarah Y. Yuan, PhD, is among nine USF researchers, and 450 from across the country, named new fellows of the American Association for the […]

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education […]

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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. […]

Silencing RNA nanotherapy shows promise against pancreatic cancer

A Washington University-USF Health preclinical study finds that the novel nanoparticle delivers gene-level treatment to suppress KRAS-driven cancer without adverse effects Despite advances in cancer survival, more than […]

Emerging scientists gear up for USF Health Research Day 2020

USF Health is gearing up for the largest interdisciplinary research event at the University of South Florida.  USF Health Research Day 2020, to be held Friday, Feb. 21, […]

Drugs for better long-term treatment of poorly controlled asthma discovered

A USF Health preclinical study shows that targeting a promising bitter taste receptor with structurally distinct drugs can help prevent reduced therapeutic effectiveness over time TAMPA, Fla. — […]

$2.2 million NIH grant may help breast cancer survivors improve gait, balance and strength impacted by chemotherapy

(TAMPA, FL, Oct 1, 2019) – USF Health nursing researcher Constance Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP, FAAN, has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of […]

USF Initiative on Microbiomes announces first research awards

Initial transdisciplinary projects focus on neuroscience-related topics The USF Initiative on Microbiomes has awarded its first seed grants to help advance new transdisciplinary microbiome research across departments and […]