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FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

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USF senior medical students to advance to residencies

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Class of 2018 will celebrate National Match Day beginning at Noon this Friday, March 16, at Ulele.  Students, family members, friends […]

Leading glaucoma surgeon Dr. Ramesh Ayyala named new chair of ophthalmology

Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth, an internationally renowned glaucoma surgeon and researcher who rebuilt the ophthalmology residency program at Tulane University following Hurricane Katrina, has been named […]

USF College of Public Health to engage in Design & Health Research Consortium

Faculty from USF’s COPH and Florida Center for Community Design and Research will focus on Tampa Bay area projects integrating public health and community design TAMPA, Fla. (March […]

Horns up for the Tampa Bay Lightning at USF Presenting Night [Video]

The Tampa Bay Lighting’s ThunderBug joined the University of South Florida mascot Rocky D. Bull Thursday, March 8, for the third annual USF Presenting Night.  Hundreds of students […]

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New research discovers genetic variation linked to African Americans with heart failure

The University of South Florida-led study is another step toward more effective treatments for a population disproportionately affected by this chronic cardiovascular disease TAMPA, Fla. (March 7, 2018) […]

USF System names new Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity

Haywood L. Brown, MD, joining USF from Duke University, will also have appointments at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health TAMPA, Fla. (March 5, 2018) – […]

Sam Fuld honored at MLB Governor’s dinner for his work with USF Health and Type 1 Diabetes Sports Camp

By Dave Scheiber, USF Foundation ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Throughout his eight major league seasons, Sam Fuld was known for his dazzling defense and smart, all-out style of play […]

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USF Health Research Day 2018 celebrates team science

Two new Research Day awards focus on scholarly work promoting research and practice across the health colleges This year’s USF Health Research Day hit another record number of […]

USF Pharmacy announces initiatives to advance innovation and technology in learning and discovery

The Healthcare Imaginarium for Exponential Technologies, or HIETs™ is the brainchild of visionary College of Pharmacy Dean Kevin Sneed TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) — USF Health’s Pharmacy […]

Delivering health care to the seafarer

USF medical students filling a big gap by providing clinical care to maritime workers at Port Tampa Bay More than 37 million tons of cargo pass through Port […]

USF joins community partners to strengthen anti-human trafficking efforts

The workshop brought together USF students and researchers, community advocates and law enforcement to brainstorm about best ways to unite efforts For 16 years of her childhood Connie […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

USF Health’s cardiovascular team of faculty, researchers, doctors, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and public health professionals continue to develop top-quality research, education and state-of-the-art clinical care to make […]

Dr. Cuc Mai to lead USF Health graduate medical education

Cuc Mai, MD, assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME) and program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, has been appointed senior associate dean for GME at […]

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Genetics research may help tailor more precise therapies for asthma, heart failure [Audio Clips]

Studies led by USF’s Dr. Stephen Liggett shed light on genetic variability of adrenergic receptors and how they might best be used to treat disease While significant progress […]

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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]