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MCOM welcomes class of 2024

Wearing facemasks and physical distancing are regular facets of the new world during the COVID-19.  Taking every precaution possible, the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine became one […]

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Nose-to-brain delivery of nanoparticles lowers Huntington’s disease gene expression

USF Health preclinical study tests several formulations of chitosan-enriched siRNA nanoparticles intended to improve gene therapy targeting neurodegenerative diseases Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary brain disease that […]

USF Health hosts Nanotechnology conference

  USF recently held a big meeting about exploring the very small. In November, the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy hosted the 12th annual NanoFlorida International Conference on […]

Unexpected viral behavior linked to type 1 diabetes in high-risk children

A TEDDY study, led by USF Health’s Kendra Vehik, has discovered unexpected connections between viruses and T1D Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2019) — New results from The Environmental […]

Dr. Sarah Yuan named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

USF Health’s pathobiology expert Sarah Y. Yuan, PhD, is among nine USF researchers, and 450 from across the country, named new fellows of the American Association for the […]

David Russ to fill new research leadership role at USF Health physical therapy school

David Russ, PT, PhD, has been appointed assistant school director for research for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS). […]

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Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher looks to retirement after 21 years at USF Health

  The USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences was founded in 1998 and part of the founding faculty was Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, PT, PhD, […]

Clinic integrates care and genetic research for patients with neuromuscular disorders

USF Health has established a Neurocardiogenetics Clinic focused on improving the quality of life for patients with hereditary neuromuscular disorders who are at risk for or already experiencing […]

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education […]

Using technology to transform medical education

Building a new home for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine offered an amazing opportunity to leverage the best of technology to change how medical education is […]

Leading expert on role of immune cells in atherosclerosis featured at Heart Institute scientific colloquium

A leading expert on the role of monocytes and macrophages (types of immune cells) in atherosclerosis and other chronic inflammatory conditions delivered the keynote address Nov. 7 at […]

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University of South Florida medical school and Microsoft create first-ever Medical School of Innovation

TAMPA, Fla (Oct 30, 2019) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) at the University of South Florida in Tampa and Microsoft teamed up to create […]

Symposium updates Friedreich’s ataxia community on advances against FA

The USF Health Ataxia Research Center was one of 11 sites in the Phase 2 clinical trial of omaveloxolone, which may prove key to the drug becoming the […]

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Where business analytics meets student success

Big data and real-time analytics are helping the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) track the coursework and efforts of medical students to better identify areas of […]

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Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange

  A library is traditionally thought of as a place kept under strict orders of silence and is filled with wall-to-wall books that have a nostalgic, musty smell. […]

Silencing RNA nanotherapy shows promise against pancreatic cancer

A Washington University-USF Health preclinical study finds that the novel nanoparticle delivers gene-level treatment to suppress KRAS-driven cancer without adverse effects Despite advances in cancer survival, more than […]