Posts Tagged Michael White

USF-led study sheds light on how malaria parasites grow exponentially

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Findings may lead to new treatment to curb threat of drug-resistant malaria A University of South Florida professor and his team of researchers have become the first to uncover part of the mysterious process by which malaria-related parasites spread at explosive and deadly rates inside humans and other animals. As drug-resistant […]

College kicks off 30th anniversary tour with powerful presence at FPHA conference

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USF’s College of Public Health kicked off its yearlong 30th anniversary celebration last month with its first official tour stop, the annual Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 30 through Aug. 1. Dr. Michael White, professor in the Department of Global Health and deputy director of the […]

Anniversary tour heads to Orlando

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  Join the USF College of Public Health for two key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando. This year’s theme is “The Future is Now: Rethinking Public Health.” On Wednesday, July 30, Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, senior associate vice president of USF Health and dean […]

Public Health team to study control of malaria-related parasite growth with $2.1-million NIH grant

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Animal cells similar to those of humans contain a “control room,” called the centrosome, which regulates cell replication. Disrupt this core hub and you kill cell division. That is the simple idea behind a new five-year, $2.1-million National Institutes for Health grant recently awarded to the USF College of Public Health’s […]