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Advances in ataxia research featured Sept. 6 at USF Health CAMLS [VIDEO]

Click  here to watch archived live stream of symposium The annual scientific symposium hosted by by FARA and USF was  live streamed for the first time, with more than 900 views via social media […]

woman's smile

Study finds gene that predicts happiness in women

New finding may help explain the gender difference in happiness Tampa, FL (Aug. 28, 2012) — A new study has found a gene that appears to make women […]

ART demonstration, Carrie Elk, College of Nursing

Accelerated Resolution Therapy shows dramatic reductions in PTSD symptoms, USF Nursing study reports

August 1, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – Researchers at the University of South Florida College of Nursing have shown that brief treatments with Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) substantially reduce […]

Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, TSA Walk, Tourette Syndrome

U.S. Senator touts USF Tourette syndrome study with CDC

With pediatric Tourette syndrome on the rise, research by USF’s Rothman Center will show how children with tic disorders access health care, function at school and find social […]

Elkins family, Angelman Syndrome, clinical trial, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

Hope for the “Angels”

For families battling Angelman Syndrome, the small clinical trial at USF Health is a first step toward finding a treatment for the severe neurological disorder For Peyton Elkins, […]

Stephen Liggett, personalized medicine

Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]

Huntington Potter, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

GMCSF treatment associated with improved cognition in cancer patients, USF-Moffitt study finds

The same growth factor was previously shown to reverse memory decline in Alzheimer’s mice  Tampa, FL (June 21, 2012) – Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer’s disease in […]

Stephanie Marhefka, USF College of Public Health

Innovative group videoconferencing program may fill gap for HIV-positive women

The University of  South Florida College of Public Health is conducting the HER Study across four Florida counties In February 2009, Stephanie Marhefka, PhD, associate professor at the University of […]

Tai chi, exercise, elderly

Tai Chi increases brain size and benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly

The USF-led study suggests non-aerobic exercise and social interaction may reduce dementia risk Tampa, FL (June 19, 2012) — Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University […]

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High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]