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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

3-D illustration of bacteria Peptostreptococcus

New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

USF has launched an institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes inhabiting our bodies and our planet to improve health and develop new treatments.

July 21, 2021Research and Innovation, USF Health

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health building

Enhanced alliance progresses for Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, as name is announced and search for inaugural leader begins

Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida are progressing with their new enhanced affiliation, defining a name and beginning a national search for the new organization’s first leader. The milestones keep the October 2021 start date on target and are in sync with overall transition planning that has taken place since announcing the broadened affiliation last summer.

July 16, 2021USF Health

Incoming medical students

Academically competitive and diverse: Incoming medical class makes history for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

The incoming first-year students to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) represent the strongest class academically and the most diverse group of students in the college’s history.

July 15, 2021USF Health

Jeffrey Krischer, PhD, is principal investigator of the TEDDY study

USF awarded four-year, $69.9 million NIH grant to continue type 1 diabetes research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $69.9 million over the next four years to continue the follow-up of study participants in The Environment Determinants of Diabetes in The Young consortium.

July 13, 2021Research and Innovation, USF Health

Image demonstrates inflamed lungs

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A blood gene profile associated with a high risk of dying from a severe lung disease can also predict poor outcomes in patients with COVID-19, according to a multicenter retrospective study led by the University of South Florida Health.

June 22, 2021Research and Innovation, USF Health

Port Tampa Bay

USF College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay announce partnership to bring clinical outreach services to the vulnerable seafaring community

The USF College of Nursing has partnered with Port Tampa Bay to create the first-of-its-kind on-site nurse-managed clinical outreach to provide direct care for the thousands of seafarers whose global maritime routes bring them to Port Tampa Bay each year.

June 17, 2021USF Health

Donor Bruce Mackey is seated at a table surrounded by USF Health physicians and leaders.

Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF

Community volunteer and USF Health patient Bruce Mackey has made a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health to fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and caregiver education programs at the Byrd Alzheimer’s Center.

June 14, 2021USF Health

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