Archive for the Research Category
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USF officially designated as “Preeminent” by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida’s universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region’s future […]

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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]

USF Health microbiologist shares team’s progress on vaccine for C. diff infection

A team led by Xingmin Sun, PhD, assistant professor in the USF Health Department of Molecular Medicine, is working on vaccine options for Clostridium difficile infection, or CDI, […]

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USF ranked one of America’s top “Golden Age Universities”

New ranking highlights USF’s strong performance compared to similar-aged institutions TAMPA, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The University of South Florida (USF) is the fifth best public university in […]

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USF earns new recognition as a global leader in producing U.S. patents

New National Academy of Inventors/Intellectual Property Owners Association rankings released TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2018) – The University of South Florida is the nation’s fifth leading public university in […]

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USF Health and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital work with Jeffrey Modell Foundation to improve immune system diseases in children

Dr. Jolan Walter, recruited by both institutions, leads first national genetic screening study for WHIM syndrome, a rare and potentially deadly primary immunodeficiency USF Health immunologist Jolan Walter, […]

Morsani College of Medicine pioneer to retire after 39 years

After 39 years of dedicated service to the University of South Florida’s medical college, Steven Specter, PhD, will retire May 31, leaving an enduring legacy of improving the […]

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USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world […]

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Unlocking the genome of the world’s deadliest parasite

Groundbreaking USF College of  Public Health research pushing the fight against malaria forward For the first time ever, an international team of researchers led by scientists at the […]

USF awarded AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program

The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The […]