Posts Tagged Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

Study finds cellular processes controlling the formation of lymphatic valves

Targeting VE- cadherin signaling pathways holds promise for treating lymphedema’s debilitative swelling, USF-led preclinical research suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2019) — Lymphedema, resulting from a damaged lymphatic […]

Inhibiting enzyme GSK3ß reduces abnormal cardiac parasympathetic function in type 1 diabetic mice

The new study, with collaboration from USF Health, establishes potential targets for treating diabetic damage to nerves regulating heart rate Cardiac autonomic neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes, […]

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive lung-heart reflexes in hypertension model

The USF Health study, using a rat model for high blood pressure, helps explain the different nerve-induced physiological response to air pollution in patients with preexisting cardiovascular disease […]

USF awarded AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program

The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The […]

USF Health researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars TAMPA, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – University of South Florida associate professor Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is one of four […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]