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New USF Analysis Predicts a Serious Hospital Bed Shortage in Hillsborough County in the Absence of Social Distancing

TAMPA, Fla. (April 3, 2020) – A new report outlines the severity of COVID-19’s impact on hospitals in Hillsborough County if measures aren’t taken to follow social distancing […]

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Fetal ultrasound technique does not improve prediction of small-for-gestational age babies

USF Health’s study finds no added benefit of the cerebroplacental ratio approach over standard umbilical artery Doppler ultrasound in evaluating pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction Fetal growth […]

Creating a sustainable model for research cores challenging, but critical

Core facilities play an essential role in modern research-intensive academic medical centers.  They provide researchers with access to cutting-edge instruments and technologies that normally would be difficult to […]

USF Health physicians fly to Bahamas to help provide medical care [video]

Four USF Health physicians boarded a small jet airplane Sept. 20 and headed to the Bahamas to provide medical care to those in shelters in Nassau. Working with […]

Hua Pan’s presentation wins a top prize at European Society of Cardiology Congress

USF Health’s Hua Pan, PhD, MBA, won first place for her moderated poster presentation titled “Anti-thrombin nanoparticles limit ischemia-reperfusion injury and no-reflow in myocardial infarction” on Sept. 2 […]

USF Health donates medicine, supplies to storm-torn Bahamas hospital

Shortly after Hurricane Dorian finally turned northward and away from the Bahamas, teams from USF Health quickly mobilized and secured approximately 600 pounds of medications and medical supplies. […]

USF Health research institutes rank in State University System’s Top 10

  Two USF Health Morsani College of Medicine research-focused institutes rank among the Top 10 Institutes and Centers within Florida’s State University System (SUS).  The ranking was derived […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

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Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: By now, you have seen the devastation brought to the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The scenes are truly heartbreaking, and […]

USF Health radiology team helps advance clinical medicine with anatomically precise 3D prints

Using data specific to each patient, 3D models of bone and organs can be created to guide surgeons and educate patients.   Cardiologist Fadi Matar, MD, holds a […]

Malaria could be felled by an Antarctic sea sponge

USF researchers discover bioactive compound that shows promise against elusive liver-stage malaria parasites The frigid waters of the Antarctic may yield a treatment for a deadly tropical disease […]

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Interprofessional Education Is At The Heart Of Simulation-Based Training For USF Health CAMLS

  Inside four bustling rooms at USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), emergency medicine residents from USF Health, emergency nurses from Tampa General Hospital, […]

USF Health welcomes new medical students during Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s newest students donned their first white coats Aug. 29 during a ceremony at the Tampa Convention Center.  The college and other […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Christopher DuCoin, surgical expert in esophageal and bariatric surgery

It’s both the individual patient and the broader public health perspective of community that gives Christopher DuCoin, MD, MPH, FACS, a sense of balance in caring for patients. […]

Study finds cellular processes controlling the formation of lymphatic valves

Targeting VE- cadherin signaling pathways holds promise for treating lymphedema’s debilitative swelling, USF-led preclinical research suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2019) — Lymphedema, resulting from a damaged lymphatic […]

USF Microbiome Initiative can drive transdisciplinary discovery and innovation

The microbiota (community of bacteria, fungi and other microbes) and microbiome (interplay between the microbiota and the environment) offer a novel paradigm for modern transdisciplinary science. In fact, […]