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New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

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USF Health takes COVID-19 testing to local Hillsborough County neighborhoods

USF Health has teamed up with Hillsborough County to offer COVID-19 testing to residents in several neighborhood community centers in Hillsborough County. The effort is meant to make […]

MCOM students not missing in medical education

        The Morsani College of Medicine and Microsoft worked together for two years to figure out how to integrate innovative technology and approaches to learning […]

USF Health allergist publishes guidance to treat anaphylaxis amid COVID-19 spread

The new recommendations come as patients suffering severe allergic reactions  fear visiting emergency departments COVID-19 has created new anxieties and risks for individuals seeking emergency care, including those […]

USF Health COVID-19 related research projects

1. Research Projects Underway The following includes proposals as well as projects underway. An asterisk indicates that the project has received seed grant funding from the USF COVID-19 […]

Study discovers male-female cardiac repair differences in heart failure survival after heart attack

A University of South Florida-led study of mouse cardiac healing may lead to more precise, sex-specific therapies for heart failure, a leading cause of death TAMPA, Fla. (April […]

USF Health leads clinical trials seeking COVID-19 treatments, cure

USF Health researchers have launched several clinical trials as part of the world-wide effort to reduce the severity and even prevent COVID-19. In connection with Tampa General Hospital, […]

USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology Becomes a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Accredited Core Center

  USF Health pediatric pulmonology has met the extensive requirements to become a cystic fibrosis core center, a designation that offers funding opportunities for research and drug development […]

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 […]

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely […]

USF Health, Northwell Health, Tampa General Hospital and Formlabs Join Forces to Create 3D Printed Nasal Swabs to Test for COVID-19

TAMPA, FL, SOMERVILLE, MA, and NEW HYDE PARK, NY – March 28, 2020 – The University of South Florida (USF) Health, Formlabs, a leading 3D printing company, and […]

USF senior medical students advance to residencies in Match Day 2020

Click here for Match Day 2020 results. About 160 senior medical students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine were successfully matched day today and learned where […]

USF Health MCOM, PT, and Pharmacy make big gains in USN&WR rankings

Graduate programs at USF Health had significant gains in this year’s rankings from U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News), most notably the USF Health Morsani College of […]

MicroRNAs may be crucial to normal placental development

USF Health researchers applied CRISPR technology to study the very large human non-protein coding gene expressed only in placenta, stem cells and certain cancers TAMPA, Fla (March 16, […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Douglas Haladay as director of MCOM’s physical therapy program

USF Health announced that Douglas Haladay, DPT, PhD, has been appointed director of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and associate dean of the USF […]

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