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Ever changing COVID-19 could render Paxlovid less effective, USF Health study finds

USF Health researchers publish on naturally occurring mutations of SARS-CoV-2 main protease gaining resistance to nirmatrelvir In the war against deadly viruses, the enemy often wears camouflage. The […]

Researchers identify protein complex critical in helping control cell death

USF Health-UT Southwestern Medical Center preclinical study suggests inhibiting PPP1R3G/PP1γ may protect against tissue damage from heart attacks, other diseases linked to inflammation TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2022) […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2021

This years’ top news and social media stories feature a little bit of everything – and it’s not all about COVID-19.  Broken records, emotional patient stories, advances in […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

D-dimer test still helpful to rule out pulmonary embolisms in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

A USF Health study finds that a screening test for major blood clots in the lungs, originally validated in seriously ill non-COVID patients, works as well for COVID […]

USF Health reflects on a year of COVID-19

In the video above, USF Health leaders and frontline workers look back on the successes, challenges and emotions they experienced while dealing with an incredibly challenging year amid […]

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A previously validated gene profile in blood that predicts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis mortality was repurposed to assess the likelihood of COVID-19 survival, a USF Health-led study reports Tampa, […]

Fighting Racial Disparities In Health Through Student Education

In December 2020, Susan Moore, MD, an Indiana physician, died of COVID-19 after alleging she experienced racial discrimination while undergoing treatment at a hospital operated by Indiana University […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

        Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Feb. 23, 2021) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing […]

Doctor of Public Health Students Play Key Roles in COVID-19 Operations Across the Globe (Part II)

The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based […]

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