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Cardiology specialist first to earn PhD from USF Health Heart Institute program

Scientific research is often a low-key exercise, with fastidious people peering into microscopes and working under the radar. Seldom are they described as rising stars, but Jiajia Yang […]

Quality of fat input determines output of kidney and cardiac health and repair, says USF Health study

Dr. Ganesh Halade’s investigation in how “good’’ fats repair the heart could enhance treatment of cardiovascular disease. TAMPA, FL (April 11, 2022) – New breakthrough research by a […]

MCOM researchers win state grants to combat Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Two researchers from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have received Florida Department of Health (FDOH) grants to help advance discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and in tobacco-related […]

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) […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

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) — […]

Saulius Sumanas uses versatile fish model system to study how regulation of gene activity affects blood vessel growth

The research could help identify new drugs or advance tissue regeneration for vascular diseases, including brain aneurysms USF Health’s Saulius Sumanas, PhD, focuses on understanding both normal blood […]

Cell-selective nanotherapy prevents vessel renarrowing and promotes healing of arteries opened by angioplasty

A USF Health preclinical study indicates nanoparticles containing a micro-RNA switch offers promising biotechnology to advance the fight against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Tampa, FL (Feb. 9, 2021) – […]

Focused on the root causes of cardiac inflammation

In search of individualized heart failure therapies, Ganesh Halade leads a USF Health Heart Institute team studying unresolved inflammation after heart attack Short-term inflammation is one of the […]

USF Health expands cardiovascular programs across patient care, research and education

The targeted growth will help extend the reach of the academic medical center into national spotlight. In just over eight months, Guilherme Oliveira, MD, MBA, has reimagined USF […]

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