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USF team uses new neuroimaging technique to study physiological effects of brain stimulation to treat depression

First-in-human study of diffuse optical tomography during rTMS suggests treatment target or parameters may need adjusting to benefit more patients with severe depression TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2021) […]

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University of South Florida medical school and Microsoft create first-ever Medical School of Innovation

TAMPA, Fla (Oct 30, 2019) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) at the University of South Florida in Tampa and Microsoft teamed up to create […]

Symposium updates Friedreich’s ataxia community on advances against FA

The USF Health Ataxia Research Center was one of 11 sites in the Phase 2 clinical trial of omaveloxolone, which may prove key to the drug becoming the […]

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Where business analytics meets student success

Big data and real-time analytics are helping the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) track the coursework and efforts of medical students to better identify areas of […]

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Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange

  A library is traditionally thought of as a place kept under strict orders of silence and is filled with wall-to-wall books that have a nostalgic, musty smell. […]

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 […]

Emerging scientists gear up for USF Health Research Day 2020

USF Health is gearing up for the largest interdisciplinary research event at the University of South Florida.  USF Health Research Day 2020, to be held 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. — […]

USF Health new program offers fellowships for advanced practice providers

Video, photos and article by Allison Long This summer, Jennifer Krawczyk, MS, APRN, helped USF Health break new ground. Krawczyk in June 2019 became the first graduate of […]

$2.2 million NIH grant may help breast cancer survivors improve gait, balance and strength impacted by chemotherapy

(TAMPA, FL, Oct 1, 2019) – USF Health nursing researcher Constance Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP, FAAN, has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of […]

USF Initiative on Microbiomes announces first research awards

Initial transdisciplinary projects focus on neuroscience-related topics The USF Initiative on Microbiomes has awarded its first seed grants to help advance new transdisciplinary microbiome research across departments and […]

Thyroid expert joins USF Health endocrinology team

Yevgeniya Kushchayeva, MD, PhD, came to the United States determined to contribute to science and medicine. As a teenager in Soviet Ukraine, when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster rendered […]

Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez earns national Physician of the Year for family practice

Click here to see the video highlighting Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez. USF Health’s Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP, — a faculty physician and double USF alum – was recently […]

Medical management vs. mechanical thrombectomy for mild strokes: Same safety and effectiveness

USF Health was part of an international multicenter study analyzing patient outcomes when treating mild stroke deficits caused by an obstructed large brain vessel The use of clot […]

Health team returns from Bahamas

The four USF Health physicians who traveled the Bahamas to offer medical help to evacuees from Hurricane Dorian have returned, sharing details about their effort. Seetha Lakshmi, MD, […]

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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 […]

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