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Chaperone protein imbalance promotes toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

A USF Health study applies a new mouse model of tauopathy, which may help identify therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (April 20, 2021) […]

USF awarded five-year, $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training reduces dementia risk

TAMPA, Fla. (April 6, 2021) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida (USF) total expected funds of $44.4 million over the […]

Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]

New study reveals strategy for creating COVID-19 drugs to dually inhibit the virus’s entry and replication

University of South Florida Health-University of Arizona team reports compounds simultaneously targeting Mpro and cathepsin L may improve treatment of COVID-19 infection TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2020) — […]

Autoantibody order, timing helps predict genetically susceptible children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

USF Health-led TEDDY analysis focuses on development of multiple distinct autoantibodies targeting insulin-producing cells, from initial autoimmunity to symptomatic disease TAMPA, Fla. — Children with multiple islet autoantibodies […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

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. […]

USF coordinates first nationwide network to study rare forms of diabetes

Dr. Jeffrey Krischer of the USF Health Informatics Institute oversees the new NIH-funded study Tampa, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Health […]

Study led by USF Health-TGH finds clot permeability linked with first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy to open blocked brain vessel

The multicenter posthoc analysis of COMPASS trial data focuses on two clot-removal approaches to major strokes caused by large vessel occlusion TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2020) – In […]

USF Health researcher wins $6.25 million NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award

Physician-scientist Dr. Sarah Yuan will expand her nationally prominent microvascular research program to include COVID-19 TAMPA, Fla. — Sarah Yuan, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department […]

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