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Chaperone protein imbalance promotes toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

A USF Health study applies a new mouse model of tauopathy, which may help identify therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (April 20, 2021) […]

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$1 million gift to USF will advance lung research

The gift will fund USF Health research into pulmonary fibrosis TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) — The University of South Florida announced Feb 17, 2021, a $1 million […]

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) – […]

USF Health in vitro study helps explain how Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Findings correlate with clinical observations of more fetal abnormalities and other Zika-related health problems in late versus early pregnancy Tampa, FL (Feb. 2, 2021) — A preclinical study […]

Doctor of Public Health Students Play Key Roles in COVID-19 Operations Across the Globe (Part II)

The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based […]

Dr. Jason Salemi uses online dashboards to explain the spread of COVID-19

  In this video, USF Health epidemiologist Jason Salemi, PhD, explains how he creates and uses online dashboards to show the effects of COVID-19 in Florida. Using data […]

Doctor of Public Health Students Play Key Roles in COVID-19 Operations Across the Globe (Part I)

The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based […]

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Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: There is much that makes me proud to be an American. Our economy, research enterprise and university system are the envy of the […]

Michael Teng Q&A: Science behind the mRNA coronavirus vaccines

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine began when Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence for the SARS-COV-2 virus on Jan. 11, 2020 – a full two months before […]

MCOM earns Alpha Omega Alpha honors for diversity, inclusion

  The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine recently earned recognition from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for their dedication to diversity and understanding in various […]

USF drug discovery study identifies promising new compound to open constricted airways

Experts in airway bitter taste receptors and medicinal chemistry team up to advance a potential asthma and COPD treatment that works differently than existing bronchodilators TAMPA, Fla (Jan […]

Top 12 Research News Stories of 2020

As we move into 2021, let’s recap some of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s top research news stories of 2020. It’s probably no surprise that COVID-19-related […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year! We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is […]

Research Day 2021: Deadline to submit abstracts is Jan. 15

This year marks the 31th anniversary of the USF Health Research Day, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Due to COVID-19, Research Day 2021 will […]

Despite similar treatment, obese women face additional risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

  A USF Health-Tampa General Hospital study suggests different management protocols may be needed for obese vs. nonobese patients to improve maternal outcomes TAMPA, Fla (Dec. 21, 2020) […]

More than a major health crisis: Lessons we desperately need to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic

A single virus, SARS-CoV-2, has plunged the entire planet into a health, socioeconomic and political crisis. The short, medium, and long-term effects are potentially devastating. A relatively low […]

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