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Enzyme SSH1 impairs the disposal of accumulating cellular “garbage,” leading to brain cell death

University of South Florida Health neuroscientists discover a defect early in autophagy that may help develop SSH1 inhibitors to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Oct. […]

BIN1 deficit impairs brain cell communication, memory consolidation

Preclinical study by a University of South Florida Health-University of Chicago research team offers new insights into how neuronal protein BIN1 may boost Alzheimer’s disease risk TAMPA, Fla […]

Low-grade brain cancer survival improves with better matches between immune cell receptors and tumor mutations

A new tumor immunology computational tool created by USF medical student Boris Chobrutskiy may help improve the predictability and precision of cancer immune therapies. He is first author […]

Cofilin may be early culprit in tauopathy process leading to brain cell death

USF Health study links Aβ-activated enzyme cofilin with the toxic tau tangles in major neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease TAMPA, Fla. — The two primary hallmarks of Alzheimer’s […]

In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]

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 […]

Dr. Yu Chen receives USF Excellence in Innovation Award

Yu Chen, PhD, an associate professor in the Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine, was among five USF faculty members who recently received the university’s Excellence […]

USF molecular medicine student’s Ah ha! moment helps push ahead cancer cell research

Science is full of precision and vigilance. But sometimes, there are subtleties that present themselves that get ignored, pushed aside for the drive to stay on task or […]

USF Health offers new course in human genomics this fall

Watch City of Tampa TV show on Genomics at USF Health  Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face […]

Molecular Medicine adds dose of fun to academic retreat

Beer isn’t a topic you’d typically associate with a scholarly gathering of faculty and graduate students.  Neither would you expect to see a departmental chairman riding a bicycle […]

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