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USF awarded $3.2 million to contribute to development of blood tests for Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa FL (June 8, 2022) – The University of South Florida received $3.2 million from the National Institute on Aging to investigate if Alzheimer’s disease can be detected […]

Researchers identify protein complex critical in helping control cell death

USF Health-UT Southwestern Medical Center preclinical study suggests inhibiting PPP1R3G/PP1γ may protect against tissue damage from heart attacks, other diseases linked to inflammation TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2022) […]

Activated protein C can protect against age-related cardiac ischemia and reperfusion injury, preclinical study finds

USF Health research discovers APC limits heart damage by preventing excessive loss of endothelial protein C receptors on the cardiac muscle cell membrane TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2022) […]

TEDDY study compares characteristics of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before and after age 6

Development of autoimmunity at an early age associated with more aggressive form of the disease in genetically susceptible children, a USF Health-led study suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 21, […]

Preclinical study defines spleen-heart connection in cardiac repair

USF Health-led research validates crucial role of the spleen in cardiac healing, suggests targeting lipid mediator S1P may offer a promising heart failure treatment Tampa, FL (Aug. 23, […]

Deletion of single gene promotes growth of functional lymphatic valves

Targeting the gene Foxo1 may offer an early treatment approach for hereditary lymphedema, USF Health preclinical study reports Tampa, FL (Aug. 9, 2021) — A University of South […]

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A previously validated gene profile in blood that predicts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis mortality was repurposed to assess the likelihood of COVID-19 survival, a USF Health-led study reports Tampa, […]

Measuring gene expression changes over time may help predict type 1 diabetes progression, lead to earlier diagnosis

An international research team, including the USF Health Informatics Institute, created and validated a model with potential for early monitoring of infants at risk for T1D diabetes TAMPA, […]

Blocking lipoxygenase leads to impaired cardiac repair in acute heart failure

USF Health preclinical study finds that inhibiting lipoxygenase with a drug alters innate inflammatory response, delaying heart tissue repair after cardiac injury TAMPA, Fla. (May 10, 2021) — […]

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) […]

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