Posts Tagged neurosciences

Intervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia

10-year study led by USF’s Jerri Edwards concludes computerized brain training program reduces risk of dementia 29 percent TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2017) — Computerized brain training is […]

USF study shows stem cell transplants may advance ALS treatment by repair of blood-spinal cord barrier

ALS mice improved with stem cell therapy; first step for science in finding better treatment   TAMPA, Fla. (May 12, 2017) – Researchers at the University of South […]

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USF Health researchers closer to improving safety, effectiveness of lithium therapy

Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours following oral dose, the recent preclinical study showed Tampa, FL (March 11, 2014) – Lithium, […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

The USF researchers unexpected finding has implications for treatment of PTSD and related disorders Low doses of a psychedelic drug erased the conditioned fear response in mice, suggesting […]

USF-VA study finds long-term consequences for traumatic brain injury sufferers

Research with rat models finds chronic inflammation, suppression of cell regeneration, and neuronal cell loss contribute to wide range of motor and cognitive deficits TAMPA, FL  (Jan. 4, 2013) – […]

USF team patents spine disc prosthetic device

The USF Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair was awarded a patent for a spine disc prosthetic device with fusion capability, helping patients with degenerative discs or scoliosis […]