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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. […]

Activated protein C can protect against age-related cardiac ischemia and reperfusion injury, preclinical study finds

USF Health research discovers APC limits heart damage by preventing excessive loss of endothelial protein C receptors on the cardiac muscle cell membrane TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2022) […]

USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults

The new research may help identify measures to prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementia Can what you eat influence the health of your brain now and […]

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health start the new year by moving forward with enhanced alliance

Tampa General and USF Health launch USF Tampa General Physicians, a new physician management service organization to better care for patients of the Tampa Bay region. Tampa General […]

Top 10 Research Stories of 2021

USF Health researchers forged ahead with new discoveries and innovations over the last year. As members of the region’s only academic medical center, our scientists and physicians continued […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2021

This years’ top news and social media stories feature a little bit of everything – and it’s not all about COVID-19.  Broken records, emotional patient stories, advances in […]

USF Health remembers Timothy Ubben, who gave $5 million to fight pulmonary fibrosis

On Monday, Dec. 13, the University of South Florida announced a $5 million gift made by Naples philanthropist Timothy Ubben in November to create the Ubben Family Center […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

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