Posts Tagged USF Health Heart Institute

Tiny cargo carriers rich in c-Src protein contribute to disease progression

New USF Health research on endothelial-derived microvesicles, using models of sepsis, may be useful for better diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory or infectious diseases A new preclinical study […]

Silencing RNA nanotherapy shows promise against pancreatic cancer

A Washington University-USF Health preclinical study finds that the novel nanoparticle delivers gene-level treatment to suppress KRAS-driven cancer without adverse effects Despite advances in cancer survival, more than […]

Hua Pan’s presentation wins a top prize at European Society of Cardiology Congress

USF Health’s Hua Pan, PhD, MBA, won first place for her moderated poster presentation titled “Anti-thrombin nanoparticles limit ischemia-reperfusion injury and no-reflow in myocardial infarction” on Sept. 2 […]

USF Health research institutes rank in State University System’s Top 10

  Two USF Health Morsani College of Medicine research-focused institutes rank among the Top 10 Institutes and Centers within Florida’s State University System (SUS).  The ranking was derived […]

MCOM researchers part of study using new mouse model linking transfusions to dangerous digestive disease in infants

USF Health Heart Institute scientists developed nanoparticles deployed to suppress inflammation in the bowels of anemic infant mice, preventing transfusion-associated intestinal injury Physicians have long suspected that red […]

Inhibiting enzyme GSK3ß reduces abnormal cardiac parasympathetic function in type 1 diabetic mice

The new study, with collaboration from USF Health, establishes potential targets for treating diabetic damage to nerves regulating heart rate Cardiac autonomic neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes, […]

Nano-delivered therapy inhibits spread of ovarian, uterine cancer cells

The peptide-siRNA nanoparticle technology applied in the preclinical study was developed by USF Health Heart Institute researchers Advanced ovarian and uterine cancers are deadly diseases. Ovarian cancers, in […]

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive lung-heart reflexes in hypertension model

The USF Health study, using a rat model for high blood pressure, helps explain the different nerve-induced physiological response to air pollution in patients with preexisting cardiovascular disease […]

USF Health Heart Institute director named to AIMBE College of Fellows

March 25, 2019 — USF Health Heart Institute Director Samuel Wickline, MD, a pioneer in nanotechnology targeting heart disease and other disorders, has been inducted into the American […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]