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Cardiology specialist first to earn PhD from USF Health Heart Institute program

Scientific research is often a low-key exercise, with fastidious people peering into microscopes and working under the radar. Seldom are they described as rising stars, but Jiajia Yang […]

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk More Florida babies will have access to donor breastmilk with the […]

Nanobiotechnology conference brings together multiple disciplines to impact future pandemics

Nanotechnology and biotechnology experts from around the globe gathered in-person and virtually at this year’s Global Nanobiotechnology Conference (GNC), hosted April 22 to 24 by USF’s NANO and […]

State grant advances USF Health research on how diet-related changes in gut and oral microbiomes affect the aging brain

The multisite study may identify measures to help prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementias like Alzheimer’s disease TAMPA, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – The Florida Department […]

Targeting dysregulated kappa-opioid receptors reduces working memory deficits in alcohol use disorder

A USF Health preclinical study suggests that kappa-opioid antagonists offer a potential treatment to help alcohol-dependent patients cut back or quit drinking TAMPA, Fla. (March 9, 2022) — […]

USF Health celebrates return of in-person Research Day

Research Day 2022 participants welcomed the opportunity to once again connect with health sciences scholars across USF colleges and disciplines Video by Ryan Rossy, USF Health Communications and […]

Patient-centered treatment approach improves asthma outcomes for Black and Latinx adults

USF Health physician-scientist Dr. Juan Carlos Cardet was co-first author for the New England Journal of Medicine article reporting results of the long-awaited PREPARE trial   TAMPA, Fla […]

MCOM researchers win state grants to combat Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Two researchers from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have received Florida Department of Health (FDOH) grants to help advance discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and in tobacco-related […]

Researchers identify protein complex critical in helping control cell death

USF Health-UT Southwestern Medical Center preclinical study suggests inhibiting PPP1R3G/PP1γ may protect against tissue damage from heart attacks, other diseases linked to inflammation TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2022) […]

USF awarded five-year, $1.35 million NIH institutional grant to train scientists in vascular inflammation and injury research

Trainees will benefit from USF Health’s increase in nationally recognized faculty with research expertise in blood vessel inflammation linked to heart, lung and other diseases TAMPA, Fla (Feb. […]

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