Archive for the Research Category

$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 […]

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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 […]

USF Nursing advances to top-25 ranking in NIH research funding

With strategic leadership, the college attained its ambitious five-year goal in two Tampa, FL (Feb. 27, 2012) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing has joined […]

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USF study: Smoking cessation drug improves walking function in patients with spinocerebellar ataxia

  A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led […]

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Florida ectopic pregnancy deaths spike, counter to national decline

USF public health leader involved in the FDOH investigation comments Florida’s rate of ectopic pregnancy deaths jumped in 2009-10 – an increase that may be associated with delays in […]