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Leaders form stronger ties at USF Health, Global Virus Network signing ceremony
The Global Virus Network encompasses the world’s foremost virologists from 71 centers of excellence in 40 nations – all working to prevent illness and death from viral diseases posing threats to humanity.
February 28, 2023USF Health
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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