Archive for the Research Category

Tina Meketa hired to help USF Health gain more national media coverage

USF Health is trying to gain more national media coverage by hiring Tina Meketa as the Assistant Director of National and Health Media Relations.  She will pitch stories on […]

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

Study finds new medication could prevent deadly swelling of the throat

USF Health professor Dr. Richard Lockey helping develop rare blood disorder drug Asphyxiation is a frightening experience, not just for the sufferer, but also for those who’ve witnessed […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]

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Top ovarian cancer expert joins USF to lead gynecologic oncology care and research

Nationally recognized gynecologic oncologist Thomas J. Rutherford, MD, PhD, an expert in ovarian cancer treatment and research, recently joined the University of South Florida to lead the Gynecologic […]

USF doctors help celebrate lung transplant milestone at TGH

There were tears of joy from 65-year-old Jeanette Ebaugh, who recently received the 500th lung transplant from Tampa General Hospital (TGH). Ebaugh celebrated the successful procedure, alongside her […]

Study Examining Race, Heart Disease Treatments One of Eight USF Health Presentations Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

One of the studies found that African-Americans are more likely to have nonischemic heart disease than white patients, which points to the need for a risk-stratification system based […]