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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor praises USF teams for work as ACA marketplace navigators

U.S. Representative Kathy Castor hosted a press conference March 21 at the USF Health Neuroscience Institute’s Byrd Alzheimer’s Center, announcing her creation of a bill that will help […]

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New agreement, new partner for Tampa General Hospital

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital are moving forward together to improve health for Tampa Bay with the approval of a new affiliation agreement. Tampa General Hospital and […]

Scientific symposium covers research behind the “therapeutic revolution” in Friedreich’s ataxia

A record crowd of more than 200 attended the fifth annual Scientific Symposium hosted Sept. 5 by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance  (FARA). There was standing […]

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Bridging academic medicine and managed care, with help from Magic Johnson, bolsters care to central Florida HIV/AIDS patients

A new partnership between academic medicine and managed care will help patients with HIV/AIDS across central Florida gain better access to more coordinated and quality care. The USF Health Morsani College […]

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Health self-management video game created by USF College of Nursing professor

Dr. John Clochesy today attends a White House conference where a mental health version of the innovative, interactive technology will be featured Tampa, FL (Sept. 16, 2013) –  University […]

USF College of Nursing Partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to Study Innovative PTSD Therapy for Veterans

USF Nursing extends Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) internationally after showing promising results in the United States Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of […]

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USF Health Pharmacy students join clinical staff at BRIDGE Clinic

Patients are likely to benefit the most from the added expertise of USF Health College of Pharmacy students to the USF Health BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic staff. Pharmacy students […]

David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]

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USF leads national clinical trial testing potential Friedreich’s ataxia drug

Natchez Hanson considers one of her proudest accomplishments walking across the stage to receive her college diploma – earning a bachelor’s degree in math education.   Hansen, 24, now […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) — A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]

Scientific symposium to share latest advances in ataxia research [VIDEO]

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance and University of South Florida host Sept. 5th event Tampa, FL (August 28, 2013) – Leading scientists and clinicians searching for a treatment for […]

Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]

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USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living makes managing diabetes much simpler for patients and their families

Not sure what to expect, Alison Winters walked into the new USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living in the Westshore area of Tampa. What she found was […]

New treatments better than standard ones just over half the time

That’s evidence the randomized clinical trial system works, USF researcher reports in Nature USF Distinguished Professor Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, PhD, has studied the ethics of randomized clinical trials […]

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Public Health welcomes new students with record number of online offerings

Student demand for distance learning to complement classroom teaching climbs With three new online degrees, a resource expo, and a celebrity guest, USF’s College of Public Health kicked […]

Congressman tours USF School of Physical Therapy

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis toured the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Aug. 20 as part of a visit to learn more about the University of […]