Archive for the Research Category

Dr. Mack Wu studies molecular control of ischemia-reperfusion injury, leaky gut

USF Health researcher Mack Wu, MD, studies what happens when the microvascular endothelial barrier controlling blood-tissue exchange is compromised during ischemia-reperfusion injury, a condition that can lead to […]

Inaugural group inducted in the Robert A. Good Honor Society

The Robert A. Good Honor Society (RGHS) in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural group of members at an induction ceremony held in April. […]

A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, collaborates with engineers on virtual technology to help patients manage their own health. Dr. Clochesy teamed up with researchers and […]

USF College of Public Health wins Gates Foundation Challenges Explorations grant

The global health project will study Zimbabwe women’s perspectives on the side effects of hormonal contraceptives  Tampa, FLA (June 15, 2017) – The USF College of Public Health […]

USF researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars TAMPA, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – University of South Florida associate professor Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is one of four […]

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Reaching new heights: USF is 5th leading public university in U.S. patent ranking [video]

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions TAMPA, Fla. (June 6, 2017) – With 114 new utility patents issued in 2016, the […]

Dr. Liggett chosen as Biomedical Research Exemplar for research leadership, integrity

USF Health’s Stephen B. Liggett, MD, was one of 30 scientists nationwide recently selected to join The Research Exemplar Project as a Biomedical Research Exemplar – recognition of […]

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PA students receive white coats at memorable inaugural ceremony

The Charter Class of the USF Health Physician Assistant (PA) program made their commitment to the profession during the inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 at the USF […]

USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees

They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health […]