Archive for the Research Category

USF Nursing receives $1.9 million grant from NIH to study delirium intervention in intensive care unit 

Dr. Cindy Munro will be among the first researchers in the United States to study an audio-recording system to reduce delirium in ICU patients. Tampa, FL (Dec. 19, […]

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Dr. Taylor-Clark aims to make sense out of how airway nerves respond to their environment

Understanding the sensory nerves involved in protective behaviors may lead to new therapies for respiratory, cardiovascular diseases Think about the last time you stubbed a toe. The sensory […]

In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]

Publication authorship and research fraud

In this month’s column I cover the interrelated issues of research paper authorship requirements and research misconduct. While some differences may exist between journals in defining who qualifies […]

USF Health faculty members named 2016 Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Three of five leading University of South Florida researchers named to the new class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from USF […]

The USF Health Panama Program: 10 years of building global partnerships to improve health, education and quality of life

On Thursday Oct. 13, USF Health celebrated 10 years of presence at the City of Knowledge, Panama. The event aimed to emphasize the common vision shared by USF […]

USF plays role in study showing DNA-based Zika vaccine protects against infection, brain damage

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine immunologist Kenneth Ugen, PhD, participated in a new study demonstrating how a synthetic DNA vaccine approach successfully protected against infection, brain damage and […]

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November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A USF medical student donates to help save a toddler

Carrie Ryan got the text message while she was in her Introduction to Clerkship class at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine: she was a potential match […]

Research is key to being a good physician, students learn at MCOM Student Symposium

Science will not move forward if today’s medical school graduates do not make research a significant part of their careers. This was the reality presented by Richard Lockey, […]

Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]