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USF Health College of Pharmacy students at the announcement event

USF Announces $10 Million Gift to Name the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy

The University of South Florida announced today it has received a $10 million gift from Taneja Family Foundation to name the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy.

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Religion Associated with HPV Vaccination Rate for College Women

It’s been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends patients start receiving the vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with catch-up vaccination recommended for certain groups through age 26. However, a new study conducted at the University of South Florida found many female college students have not been inoculated and religion may be a contributing factor.

USF researcher manipulates DNA to engineer E. coli for C1 conversion

Making Microbes that Transform Greenhouse Gases

Researchers at the University of South Florida are harnessing the power of human physiology to transform greenhouse gases into usable chemical compounds – a method that could help lessen industrial dependence on petroleum and reduce our carbon footprint.

Latino Scholarship Program

Latino Scholarship Program Provides Financial Aid to Nearly 150 USF Students

The dream of pursuing a college education will continue for 140 University of South Florida students, who will be awarded financial assistance this week through the USF Latino Scholarship Program. The group of students will receive more than $278,000 in scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year, made possible through generous gifts to the USF Foundation.

Robert Frisina, PhD, chair of the USF Medical Engineering Department and director of the USF Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research

Hearing Loss May Be Preventable with Development of New Drug

The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the University of South Florida.

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