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USF awarded five-year, $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training reduces dementia risk in older adults

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $44.4 million over the next five years to study whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, and dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, in older adults.

April 6, 2021Research and Innovation, USF Health

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Two USF students named 2021 Goldwater Scholars

Two students in USF’s Judy Genshaft Honors College, Kelli Ann Lynch and Alexander Mercier, have been named 2021 Goldwater Scholars, chosen out of nearly 1,300 students nationally.

April 7, 2021Honors and Awards

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$2.5 million grant helping researchers improve health disparities in communities of color

University of South Florida researchers are undertaking a multi-year study designed to improve health outcomes and reduce hospital readmission for people of color managing chronic illnesses.

April 5, 2021Research and Innovation

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USF Magazine

Meet Chris Sprowls, '06, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and five more USF graduates serving in the Florida Legislature.

Spring 2021 Issue 

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