Posts Tagged global health
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USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world […]

Public health research seeks to understand how natural disasters impact spread of Zika

USF researchers explore explosion of Zika after the 2016 Ecuadorean earthquake and what it tells us about emergency preparedness On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked […]

Leading Toxoplasma expert Michael White looks for ways to shut down the malaria-related parasites [multimedia]

The neglected parasitic infection that USF Health microbiologist Michael White, PhD, has spent the last 20 years studying causes few, if any, symptoms in healthy people.  But the […]

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

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USF-led study sheds light on how malaria parasites grow exponentially

Findings may lead to new treatment to curb threat of drug-resistant malaria Tampa, Fla. (March 3, 2015) – A University of South Florida professor and his team of researchers […]

USF global health professor leads workshop for Gates Foundation scientists conducting malaria research

John Adams, PhD, USF Health professor of global health, and his research team recently led a weeklong workshop for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Culture Systems […]

Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

By David Brothers Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a […]

Team to study control of malaria-related parasite growth with $2.1-million NIH grant

Animal cells similar to those of humans contain a “control room,” called the centrosome, which regulates cell replication. Disrupt this core hub and you kill cell division. That […]

USF global health researcher awarded Gates Foundation grant to tackle neglected parasitic diseases

Distinguished USF Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, was among the investigators to receive the latest Grand Challenges Explorations awards announced by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Unnasch […]

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USF student group brings international film on educating girls to Tampa Theatre

An international film showing the impact education has on the lives of girls and women across the world was screened Nov. 10 at Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. […]