Archive for the Research Category
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Meet the Dean: Pharmacy’s Kevin Sneed

Kevin Sneed, PharmD, is the founding dean of the USF College of Pharmacy and has built the college from the ground up. His innovative ideas have carried into the classroom, […]

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Patient perspective helps shape Dr. Rebecca Sutphen’s hereditary cancer research

Genetic testing has been available since the mid-1990s to determine if a woman is likely to face one of her gender’s greatest fears: inherited breast and ovarian cancer. […]

USF Health researchers join Hillsborough and Pinellas County Zika prevention discussions

Educating the public about the ways that the Zika virus is carried in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the primary goal of Robert Novak, PhD, professor at the USF […]

In Memoriam: Patricia Burns, PhD

Former USF Nursing Dean Patricia Burns, PhD, a consummate leader and formidable advocate for her beloved nursing profession, who helped lay the foundation for a nationally prominent USF […]

Physician-scientist Dr. Samuel Wickline named USF Health Heart Institute’s first director

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been named the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute – an important step in realizing USF Health’s goal of creating a […]

USF Health and FARA to host patient-focused scientific symposium Sept. 15 [Video]

International experts from academia and industry will gather to discuss advances in Friedreich’s ataxia from the laboratory to the clinic. Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2016) — The University of […]

USF researcher studying brain-eating parasite featured speaker at Amoeba Summit 2016

University of South Florida researchers continue to hone the high-volume screening of compounds that may lead to optimal drugs to combat the rare but deadly infection caused by […]

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USF Health Convocation offers opportunity to continue vision for making life better [video]

Familiar faces from across USF Health gathered in the Oval Theater of the Marshall Student Center Aug. 30 to hear more about the impact each of us could […]

Research on excessively “leaky” microvessels may lead to better trauma treatment

Jerome Breslin studies what happens when the endothelial barrier is breeched by traumatic injury and inflammation Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 […]

Welcome i2b2: Our powerful new research tool

In this era of “big data,” spanning basic, translational, and clinical research, I am often asked how an investigator can search USF electronic medical records for potential associations […]