Archive for the Research Category

Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme

A University of Arizona-University of South Florida team  identified and analyzed four promising antiviral drug candidates in the preclinical study TAMPA, Fla. (July 6, 2020) — As the […]

USF Health team identifies mouse model to better study prevalent form of heart failure linked to age-related obesity

Mice deficient in a receptor needed to safely clear unresolved cardiac inflammation may help in discovering therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction TAMPA, Fla (June 22, […]

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We Must Lead The Way

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Just four months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic began transforming social interaction, disrupting the economy, and fundamentally changing our world in ways that were […]

Scientific community continues to respond in force to COVID-19 pandemic

From designing 3D printed test swabs, to researching antibody responses and engaging in leading clinical trials, USF Health scientists rapidly team up to help fight COVID-19 While the […]

USF Health Briefs | Episode 4 with Dr. Stephen Liggett

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the types of research being conducted at USF Health? The fourth in an eight-part series looking at how COVID-19 is impacting the […]

USF-patented 3D nasal swab is being used the world over to help in COVID-19 testing

The USF Health-designed 3D printed nasal swab that broke into national news in late March is now being used by several hundred hospitals and academic medical centers around […]

USF Health accelerates COVID-19 research projects

  Responding to the urgent need for solutions to a potentially deadly emerging infectious disease, USF Health has jumpstarted a variety of COVID 19-related research projects. The work […]

Inhibiting thrombin protects against dangerous infant digestive disease

A USF Health-Johns Hopkins Medicine team shows that nanoparticles targeting the blood-clotting protein reduces necrotizing enterocolitis-like injury in neonatal mice TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2020) — Necrotizing enterocolitis […]

Distinct lipid biomarkers key to cardiac repair differences in blacks and whites after heart attack

USF Health-UAB study indicates that lipid mediators may offer new targets for more personalized heart failure diagnosis and treatment TAMPA, Fla (May 4, 2020) — Black men and […]

USF Health allergist publishes guidance to treat anaphylaxis amid COVID-19 spread

The new recommendations come as patients suffering severe allergic reactions  fear visiting emergency departments COVID-19 has created new anxieties and risks for individuals seeking emergency care, including those […]