Posts Tagged molecular medicine

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 […]

Solid research and strong mentoring help medical student publish as first author

A foundation in knowledge and a positive mentor helped second-year medical student James A. Mauro publish his research as first author in the Feb. 25 issue of the […]

USF study links cardiac hormone-related inflammatory pathway with tumor growth

Tampa, FL (June 28, 2013) — A cardiac hormone signaling receptor abundantly expressed both in inflamed tissues and cancers appears to recruit stem cells that form the blood […]

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USF study finds plant proteins control chronic disease in Toxoplasma infections

The research sheds light on malaria-related parasite’s transition from acute to chronic stage  Tampa, FL (April 8, 2013) — A new discovery about the malaria-related parasite Toxoplasma gondii […]