Posts Tagged clinical trial

Study finds new medication could prevent deadly swelling of the throat

USF Health professor Dr. Richard Lockey helping develop rare blood disorder drug Asphyxiation is a frightening experience, not just for the sufferer, but also for those who’ve witnessed […]

USF studies potential new treatment for ED in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2014) — The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine is conducting a clinical research study on erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients […]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) — A new clinical trial at USF Health is […]

FDA fast tracks Friedreich’s ataxia drug undergoing testing in USF-led trial

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday designated fast-track status to EPI-743 for the treatment of Friedreich’s ataxia – a move that will help accelerate clinical development of […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

Edison, FARA and USF announce EPI-743 Phase 2 Friedreich’s ataxia clinical trial in adults with point mutations

First patient enrolled to evaluate investigational drug’s effectiveness  in rare Friedreich’s ataxia genotype Mountain View, CA; Downingtown, PA; & Tampa, FL (Nov. 4, 2013) — Edison Pharmaceuticals, the […]

PCORI awards $2.1M to USF College of Nursing to study cancer symptom management

Tampa, FL (May 23, 2013) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $2.1-million award to the University of South Florida College of Nursing to study […]

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USF to conduct study targeting HIV prevention in gay young men

Project PrEPare will enroll participants at 14 sites across the country,  including USF Health’s Ybor Youth Clinic Tampa, FL (Dec. 10, 2012) — The University of South Florida […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

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Two-gene test predicts which patients with heart failure respond best to beta-blocker drug, study finds

Personalized medicine research at University of South Florida strikes early for heart genes  Tampa, FL (Oct. 16, 2012) — A landmark paper identifying genetic signatures that predict which […]