Posts Tagged river blindness

USF College of Public Health named WHO-designated center of excellence to combat river blindness

The new collaborating center focuses on diagnostics needed to verify progress toward global elimination of the disabling parasitic infection onchocerciasis TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – The Pan […]

USF global health researcher awarded Gates Foundation grant to tackle neglected parasitic diseases

Distinguished USF Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, was among the investigators to receive the latest Grand Challenges Explorations awards announced by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Unnasch […]

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Defeating river blindness one village at a time [VIDEO]

Thomas Unnasch, PhD,  professor and chair of global health in the USF College of Public Health, is one of the world’s leading experts on onchocerciasis, or river blindness, […]

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From river blindness to genomics, USF Health faculty lead the world

USF Health faculty members in medicine and public health scored major media hits this past week. Stephen Liggett, MD, vice dean for research at the USF Health Morsani College of […]