Archive for the Research Category
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Sea squirt’s microbiome offers clues to frontline immune defense, gut health

National Science Foundation research by USF Health’s Larry Dishaw has relevance for debilitating digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel disease What can we learn about human health from the […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

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Feel the Buzz: USF Health Research Day showcases best scientific work

The noise level in the Marshall Student Center escalated to a palpable buzz as USF Health Research Day 2019 progressed.  Students, trainees, faculty, staff and visitors milled about […]

USF student strives to heals hearts inside and outside the laboratory

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a heart attack – about 790,000 Americans a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  These […]

New research framework may help better predict human and wildlife infectious disease risk

University of South Florida-led research identifies individual hosts more or less likely to escalate outbreaks Tampa, FL (Jan. 29, 2019) – The 2014-16 Ebola virus epidemic that ravaged […]

Spacious new center accommodates record growth in clinical trials

As USF Health’s overall research portfolio grows, the space, services and resources dedicated to clinical trials have also expanded. Last fall, the Clinical Research Center (CRC), where USF […]

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 […]