Archive for the Research Category

In memoriam: Dr. Lee Adair

USF Health is mourning the death of long-serving biochemistry and microbiology faculty member Winston Lee Adair Jr., PhD, who is remembered as both a brilliant scientist and an […]

Ob-Gyn fellow receives prestigious award to study breastfeeding benefits on maternal health

Research shows breastfeeding is good for babies. But is breastfeeding also good for mothers and their long-term health? Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, a fellow in the Division of […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor meets with USF Health researchers to discuss importance of NIH-funded research

Funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps USF conduct groundbreaking research every year. As a leading research university, the institution attracted more than $130 million from NIH […]

Tina Meketa hired to help USF Health gain more national media coverage

USF Health is trying to gain more national media coverage by hiring Tina Meketa as the Assistant Director of National and Health Media Relations.  She will pitch stories on […]

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

Study finds new medication could prevent deadly swelling of the throat

USF Health professor Dr. Richard Lockey helping develop rare blood disorder drug Asphyxiation is a frightening experience, not just for the sufferer, but also for those who’ve witnessed […]