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USF celebrates opening of Heart Institute Genomics Laboratory

The new laboratory, focusing on genomic science to find new diagnostics and therapies for cardiovascular disease, was built with the support of Hillsborough County Framed patents lining a […]

USF gets $2.8M NIH grant with Aetna to study genetic testing and breast cancer treatment

USF Health’s Dr. Rebecca Sutphen will lead the national, collaborative research expected to help personalize and improve cancer care TAMPA, Fla. and HARTFORD, Conn. (May 9, 2013) – […]

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Research by USF, others offers new take on ticking biological clock

When it comes to reproduction, women aren’t the only ones who may need to heed ticking biological clocks. Newer studies, including one by researchers at the University of […]

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Coelacanth genome surfaces

USF part of interntional project yielding unexpected insights from a fish with a 300-million-year-old fossil record April 17, 2013  – Researchers from the University of South Florida were […]

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Fewer unnecessary early deliveries seen in multistate, hospital-based study

USF Health faculty among authors of national study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Multistate, hospital-based quality improvement programs can be remarkably effective at reducing early elective deliveries of […]

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USF study finds plant proteins control chronic disease in Toxoplasma infections

The research sheds light on malaria-related parasite’s transition from acute to chronic stage  Tampa, FL (April 8, 2013) — A new discovery about the malaria-related parasite Toxoplasma gondii […]

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USF team plays key role in discovery of new drug to combat malaria

Tampa, FL (March 20, 2013) — University of South Florida researchers played a key role in an international multidisciplinary project that has yielded a promising new antimalarial drug […]

New drugs may improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease

Studies of the investigational treatments, authored by a University of South Florida neurologist, will be presented at the 2013 Academy of Neurology  Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, CA (March […]

Lead exposure linked to lower state achievement test scores of Detroit students

– USF College of Public Health’s Nanhua Zhang led the study while a doctoral student at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI (Feb. 26, 2013) — […]

Research Day speaker: Move genetic discovery to medical practice

Cancer, cardiovascular illnesses and most other common diseases now have multiple medications that may work – yet none of them work on more than half the patients, keynote […]

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