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New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other […]

Enhanced alliance progresses for Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, as name is announced and search for inaugural leader begins

The new organization is on target for an October 2021 launch, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in the state of Florida. Tampa, FL […]

USF awarded four-year, $69.9 million NIH grant to continue type 1 diabetes research

The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study is led by USF Health’s Jeffrey Krischer, who has built a worldwide epidemiological hub for T1D research at USF […]

USF Health-TGH team administers first investigational gene therapy for a rare inherited metabolic disorder

The academic medical center is applying cutting-edge science with the hope of reducing or eliminating the cause of PKU, the most common inborn error of metabolism USF Health […]

Nature highlights USF Health-led TEDDY study as a diabetes research milestone

A 2019 Nature Medicine paper by Kendra Vehik, PhD, MPH, and colleagues at the USF Health Informatics Institute has been recognized as one of 24 key advances in […]

Timely treatment with COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies can reduce hospitalizations, pandemic’s stress on health care systems

    A study by USF Health and Tampa General Hospital among the first to assess effectiveness of MABs in a practical setting when given to patients at […]

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A previously validated gene profile in blood that predicts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis mortality was repurposed to assess the likelihood of COVID-19 survival, a USF Health-led study reports Tampa, […]

Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF

The University of South Florida Foundation today announced a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health that will fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and […]

Measuring gene expression changes over time may help predict type 1 diabetes progression, lead to earlier diagnosis

An international research team, including the USF Health Informatics Institute, created and validated a model with potential for early monitoring of infants at risk for T1D diabetes TAMPA, […]

Blocking lipoxygenase leads to impaired cardiac repair in acute heart failure

USF Health preclinical study finds that inhibiting lipoxygenase with a drug alters innate inflammatory response, delaying heart tissue repair after cardiac injury TAMPA, Fla. (May 10, 2021) — […]

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