Posts Tagged stephen liggett

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 […]

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Leading Alzheimer’s researchers join Byrd Center in August

The latest neuroscientist recruits will help USF Health accelerate new discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders  Internationally recognized Alzheimer’s disease researcher Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, has been […]

“Bronchi on a chip” could lead to better therapies for difficult-to-treat asthma

A collaborative team, including USF Health’s Dr. Stephen Liggett, uses the new airway model to analyze the mechanisms of bronchial spasms A subset of patients with asthma – […]