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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 […]

USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

The five-year, $4.9-million NIH project aims to help eliminate the world’s most geographically widespread type of malaria With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health […]

USF awarded five-year, $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training reduces dementia risk

TAMPA, Fla. (April 6, 2021) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida (USF) total expected funds of $44.4 million over the […]

Tampa General Hospital-USF Health among first in nation to enroll patients in study of minimally invasive treatment for subdural brain bleeds

TAMPA, Fla. (March 23, 2021) — Tampa General Hospital, working with USF Health, is one of the first sites in the country – and the first in Florida […]

USF community demonstrates critical leadership in year-long response to COVID-19

The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a […]

Saulius Sumanas uses versatile fish model system to study how regulation of gene activity affects blood vessel growth

The research could help identify new drugs or advance tissue regeneration for vascular diseases, including brain aneurysms USF Health’s Saulius Sumanas, PhD, focuses on understanding both normal blood […]

Study identifies a molecular process to explain how maternal stress triggers idiopathic preterm birth

A University of South Florida Health preclinical study indicates that FKBP51-progesterone receptor binding plays a critical role in stress-induced preterm birth Tampa, FL (March 8, 2021) — Preterm […]

Research Day speaker William Sessa discusses role of lipid regulation in cardiovascular disease

The 2021 celebration of USF Health research was a fully virtual event The arteries, veins and capillaries making up our vasculature supply blood and other essential substances to […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

        Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Feb. 23, 2021) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing […]

Gopal Thinakaran appointed CEO of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute

Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, was recently appointed chief executive officer of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute. Dr. Thinakaran assumed the position from Harry van Loveren, […]

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