Posts Tagged stephen liggett

Scientific community continues to respond in force to COVID-19 pandemic

From designing 3D printed test swabs, to researching antibody responses and engaging in leading clinical trials, USF Health scientists rapidly team up to help fight COVID-19 While the […]

USF Health Briefs | Episode 4 with Dr. Stephen Liggett

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the types of research being conducted at USF Health? The fourth in an eight-part series looking at how COVID-19 is impacting the […]

USF Health accelerates COVID-19 research projects

  Responding to the urgent need for solutions to a potentially deadly emerging infectious disease, USF Health has jumpstarted a variety of COVID 19-related research projects. The work […]

Beta-arrestin2 increases neurotoxic tau driving frontotemporal dementia

University of South Florida study suggests a new approach to inhibit the buildup of brain-damaging tau tangles associated with FTLD, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. […]

Get ready to celebrate scientific excellence at Research Day 2020

Physician-scientist Dr. Allan Levey of Emory University will share his perspective on “Racing to a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease” USF Health Research Day 2020 – Friday, Feb 21, […]

Drugs for better long-term treatment of poorly controlled asthma discovered

A USF Health preclinical study shows that targeting a promising bitter taste receptor with structurally distinct drugs can help prevent reduced therapeutic effectiveness over time TAMPA, Fla. — […]

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Neuroscientist targets B-arrestins with the aim of arresting Alzheimer’s disease

The protein’s role in tau pathology is not well studied, but Alexa Woo seizes the opportunity to be first in discovering something new USF Health Alzheimer’s disease researcher […]

Nature Biomedical Engineering cover features paper with MCOM coauthor

USF Health’s Stephen Liggett, MD, is a coauthor of the article highlighted on the July 2019 cover of Nature Biomedical Engineering, one of the high-impact Nature journals. That […]

USF Health and Moffitt explore options for joint microbiome research

USF’s Microbiome Research initiative continues to gain momentum as USF Health and Moffitt Cancer Center faculty met recently to begin exploring how both institutions might best use their […]

Next steps to accelerate our Alzheimer’s disease research, neuroscience efforts

You may have noticed the flurry of activity on the research floors of the Byrd Alzheimer’s Center over the last few months. We have successfully recruited to the […]