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New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]

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Player Down!

When the hockey player is a high-tech manikin, medical professionals take emergency training to a whole new level The USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

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New medical students comprise most competitive class yet

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s incoming medical students donned their first white coats Friday during a ceremony at the downtown Tampa Convention Center — less than […]

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New and expanded USF Health Eye Institute hosts grand opening

The 27,000-square-foot facility, on the Morsani Center’s fourth floor, offers the full spectrum of routine and complex vision care With the snip of a green ribbon, the grand […]

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USF Health cardiologist studies genetic predisposition to sudden cardiac death

In the laboratory and the clinic, Dr. Thomas McDonald focuses on inherited heart diseases that can lead to potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbances Sudden cardiac death most often […]

USF Health urologist helps patient live life without debilitating UTI symptoms

With her bladder now under control, Gayle Osborne can pursue her passion for travel without trepidation It was supposed to be a once in a lifetime opportunity for […]

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Economic Development: USF in Water Street Tampa creates ripple effect

Emails are coming in about biotech start-ups, applications are pouring in from high-caliber students, powerhouse researchers are inquiring about opportunities, research funding has gone up, property values are […]

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USF officially designated as “Preeminent” by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida’s universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region’s future […]

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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]