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CAMLS begins to research virtual and augmented reality uses in simulation training

With virtual and augmented reality becoming more prominent, the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation is expanding its research efforts to explore the use of virtual and augmented reality in medical simulation training.

November 1, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

Testing proteins

USF researchers advance efforts to develop a protein-based treatment therapy for individuals with ALS

Researchers at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine successfully tested a protein that has the potential to aid in the development of a protein-based therapy for patients with ALS.

October 4, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

Yael Bensoussan, MD, from USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is a co-principal investigator for the NIH’s Bridge2AI, a multi-institution project.

USF Health awarded NIH funding to create artificial intelligence platform to diagnose disease using voice

Artificial intelligence may soon help doctors diagnose and treat diseases, including cancer and depression, based on the sound of a patient’s voice. USF is leading the launch of a landmark National Institutes of Health-funded academic project that may establish voice as a biomarker used in clinical care.

September 13, 2022USF Health

USF College of Nursing Medical Response Unit

USF College of Nursing secures nearly $4 million in federal funding to launch mobile health unit

The University of South Florida College of Nursing is advancing nursing education and increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas through a nurse-managed Mobile Health Unit (MHU) with the help of a four-year $3.85 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant.

July 14, 2022USF Health

Helping prepare refugee women for hurricane season

USF students collaborating with Hillsborough County to help prepare refugee women for hurricane season

Through a College of Public Health course, students are paired with refugee women to explore local resources and develop customized emergency plans together.

June 21, 2022USF Health

Doctor holds blood tube.

USF awarded $3.2 million to contribute to development of blood tests for Alzheimer’s disease

The new funding dovetails with a $44.4 million, five-year NIH grant awarded last year to test whether computerized brain training can reduce dementia risk in older adults.

June 8, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

COVID-19 mortality rate five times higher among labor, retail and service workers, study reveals

A USF College of Public Health study shows correlations between COVID-19 mortality rates and the socioeconomic position, gender, ethnicity and race of working adults.

May 31, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

Ultrasound being conducted on hospital patient.

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital neurosurgeons first in Tampa Bay to provide patients new innovative ultrasound technology

Focused Ultrasound, an innovative, new procedure being used by USF Health Morsani College of Medicine neurosurgeons at Tampa General Hospital offer promising treatment for people suffering from essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and other debilitating neurological disorders.

May 16, 2022USF Health

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Philanthropist Timothy Ubben gives $5 million to USF Health to fight pulmonary fibrosis

The University of South Florida announced today a $5 million gift to the USF Foundation from Timothy Ubben to create the Ubben Family Center for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Housed in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the center will increase research to fight pulmonary fibrosis, a disease that causes lung scarring.

December 13, 2021USF Health, University News

USF faculty and administrators receiving a $1 million check from Reliance Medical Centers

USF receives $1 million gift to support aging education and research

The University of South Florida today announced a $1 million gift from Reliance Medical Centers to the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and USF Health to support innovative programs that focus on geriatric health care.

November 18, 2021USF Health, University News

A Sarasota Memorial Hospital nurse performs an ultrasound on a patient's arm

Efforts under way to assist the critical local nursing shortage through USF Health College of Nursing and Sarasota Memorial Hospital collaboration

The USF Health College of Nursing, in collaboration with Sarasota Memorial Hospital, will soon launch a program to address the critical workforce shortage due to nurses leaving the profession in record numbers.

October 27, 2021COVID-19, USF Health, University News

Vial of Moderna vaccine

USF Health a clinical trial testing site for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for younger children

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to less than 11 years.

August 12, 2021COVID-19, Research and Innovation, USF Health

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