Archive for the Research Category

Research Day 2019 set for Feb. 22

Students, residents, fellows and postdoctoral students across USF Health, as well as health-related collaborators from other USF colleges, will come together Friday, Feb. 22, for USF Health Research […]

Ketogenic supplements can significantly delay seizures without dietary restrictions

New study teams researchers from College of Arts and Sciences, USF Health Jan. 9, 2019 — The ketogenic diet has proven successful in helping people lose weight and […]

Cardiologists can help prevent diabetes, USF Health review article suggests

Cardiologists could and should take more action in guiding their patients to interventions aimed at delaying, and even preventing, diabetes, USF Health faculty proposed last month in a […]

Increase your likelihood of success when applying for grants

In this column I want to explore applying for National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding. First, I am happy to report that NIH funding for departments within […]

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Former president of world-renowned Pasteur Institute joins USF Health

Dr. Christian Bréchot will help elevate biomedical and health-related areas of research excellence to the international level The former head of the world-renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris has […]

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Largest-ever clinical trial for peanut allergy advances pediatric treatment closer to FDA approval

The University of South Florida was one of two Florida sites that tested the new immune therapy drug manufactured in Clearwater. TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2018) — With the […]

Workshop connects community and researchers, with aim to enroll more minorities in clinical trials

USF researchers and clinicians heard valuable ideas for connecting with community groups and recruiting more minorities for clinical trials when they attended a community advocacy workshop earlier this […]

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New USF Health study shows impact of opioid epidemic on children varies by state

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2018) – A new report released by the Drug Enforcement Administration finds most overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, including opioids. While opioid […]

Infectious diseases expert looks for new ways to combat resilient parasites

USF Health’s Dr. Kami Kim probes the epigenetics of two global parasitic infections, malaria and toxoplasmosis While an undergraduate at Harvard University, Kami Kim, MD, participated in a […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]