Archive for the Research Category
Dr. Arthur Labovitz, cardiologist

Aspirin vs. warfarin: USF cardiologist part of landmark heart failure study

USF Health cardiologist Dr. Arthur Labovitz was an investigator and co-author for a landmark clinical trial reported May 2 in the New England Journal of Medicine, showing that […]

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New Gallery of Scholarship spotlights senior medical student capstone projects

Fourteen graduating medical students showcased their capstone projects May 3 as part of the inaugural Gallery of Scholarship, held before the annual USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Student and […]

Parkinson's disease, puzzle brain

Is there a Parkinson’s personality?

A new study by researchers at USF Health adds to a growing body of research suggesting that the risk for Parkinson’s disease may be higher among people with […]

USF's Dennis Kyle speaking at Malaria Research Expo on Capitol Hill

USF malaria research showcased on Capitol Hill

Six years ago USF had no researchers working on malaria.   Today, more than 60 faculty members, staff and students are tackling major challenges needed to end malaria, a […]

$1.7 million NIH grant to Public Health will build research skills while helping adolescents

USF graduate students and community professionals will gain stronger research skills for addressing drug abuse and other behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with the help of […]

$8.9 million in funding, USF Health Heart Institute

County joins state in funding USF Health Heart Institute

TAMPA, FL (April 18, 2012) — The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners today approved $2 million to help support equipment and space for the USF Health Heart […]

Co-localization of amyloid precursor protein fragment and the APP-converting enzyme BACE

USF researchers find that Alzheimer’s precursor protein controls its own fate

Tampa, Fla. (April 10,  2012) – A research team led by the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences has found that a fragment of […]

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USF study finds immediate skull reconstruction after traumatic brain injury worsens brain damage

Delaying surgical repair reduced secondary brain swelling, damage in TBI animal model Tampa, FL (March 22, 2012) — Immediate skull reconstruction following trauma that penetrates or creates an […]

Florida Hospital and USF Health partnership

Florida Hospital and USF Health Partner in Key Specialties to Expand Translational Medicine Across Tampa Bay [VIDEO]

The alliance brings the latest medical advancements to local communities TAMPA, Fla. (March 12, 2012) — Florida Hospital and USF Health have formed a strategic alliance, combining Adventist […]

Expanded USF Health Research Day showcases scholarly excellence [VIDEO]

The Marshall Center Ballroom wasn’t big enough to hold the record number of poster presentations, which also lined adjacent rooms. USF Health Research Day 2012 began even earlier […]