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New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Get out the vote! And vote safely.

COVID-19 has prevented access to many things, but voting in the General Election this November is not one of them. From a medical perspective, there are a few […]

USF Health unveils student counseling center in CAMLS

Student counseling and primary care services available on the USF campus will now extend to downtown Tampa with the new CAMLS Health and Wellness Center, due to open […]

USF Health earns accreditation for Pediatric Psychology Internship

As USF Health continues to rise in the ranks of elite academic medical centers, they have to keep enhancing their portfolio with quality programs for students, interns and […]

New botanical research effort aims to bolster science on medicinal plants

The ability to leverage new research methods and scientific discovery is key to advancing medical knowledge. A perfect example of that push for innovation will be found in […]

Telehealth saves USF Health patients and the environment

As COVID-19 forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly shifted gears in March to convert patient appointments from in-person to telehealth. Since then, patients […]

Focused on the root causes of cardiac inflammation

In search of individualized heart failure therapies, Ganesh Halade leads a USF Health Heart Institute team studying unresolved inflammation after heart attack Short-term inflammation is one of the […]

USF coordinates first nationwide network to study rare forms of diabetes

Dr. Jeffrey Krischer of the USF Health Informatics Institute oversees the new NIH-funded study Tampa, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Health […]

USF Health Briefs Video Series

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a lasting impact on the way we live, work and interact. Watch Dr. Bryan Bognar, vice dean of the Morsani College of Medicine […]

Clinical trial shows first 3D printed nasal swabs work as well as commercial swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing

The device invented by USF Health doctors, teaming with Tampa General Hospital, Northwell Health and Formlabs, has been used worldwide to address critical shortages of test kit swabs […]

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