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$1 million gift to USF will advance lung research

The gift will fund USF Health research into pulmonary fibrosis TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) — The University of South Florida announced Feb 17, 2021, a $1 million […]

Cell-selective nanotherapy prevents vessel renarrowing and promotes healing of arteries opened by angioplasty

A USF Health preclinical study indicates nanoparticles containing a micro-RNA switch offers promising biotechnology to advance the fight against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Tampa, FL (Feb. 9, 2021) – […]

USF Health in vitro study helps explain how Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Findings correlate with clinical observations of more fetal abnormalities and other Zika-related health problems in late versus early pregnancy Tampa, FL (Feb. 2, 2021) — A preclinical study […]

Michael Teng Q&A: Science behind the mRNA coronavirus vaccines

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine began when Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence for the SARS-COV-2 virus on Jan. 11, 2020 – a full two months before […]

USF drug discovery study identifies promising new compound to open constricted airways

Experts in airway bitter taste receptors and medicinal chemistry team up to advance a potential asthma and COPD treatment that works differently than existing bronchodilators TAMPA, Fla (Jan […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year! We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is […]

Despite similar treatment, obese women face additional risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

  A USF Health-Tampa General Hospital study suggests different management protocols may be needed for obese vs. nonobese patients to improve maternal outcomes TAMPA, Fla (Dec. 21, 2020) […]

Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital selected to participate in the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 clinical trial

   Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2020) – USF Health and Tampa General Hospital have been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Novavax NVX-CoV2373 vaccine […]

Tampa General Hospital, USF Health announce joint Office of Clinical Research to build upon research excellence

The new office will allow the previously separate offices to combine resources and elevate their research efforts to improve health care for all Floridians TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 30, […]

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