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Bulls returning to USF will enjoy new facilities, campus recreation and dining options on all three campuses.
National study with USF-designed hearing intervention shows that hearing aids can slow cognitive decline by 50 percent
The multi-site clinical trial found that addressing hearing loss can greatly reduce the rate of which older adults develop dementia.
Hyperbaric researcher and biomedical engineer Joseph Dituri is teaching his students online while living 22 feet underwater to research how the human body responds to long-term exposure to pressure. He's been living in an underwater habitat since March 1.
May 15, 2023Research and Innovation
Looking to build on USF’s historic legislative year, students, alumni and university leaders participate in USF Day at the Capitol
More than 100 students and alumni joined USF leadership in Tallahassee on Wednesday for USF Day at the Capitol ¬– an annual gathering that offers an opportunity to raise awareness about the university and its priorities ahead of the legislative session, which begins March 7.
February 8, 2023University News
Dr. Barry Bercu and Sylvia Thomas are recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions in the diagnosis and treatment of challenging diseases.
Anonymous donor's planned gift to benefit College of Engineering, Morsani College of Medicine.
October 18, 2022USF Foundation
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.
March marks the University of South Florida’s celebration of Women’s History Month and an opportunity to highlight the contributions of women throughout history and contemporary society.
March 1, 2022University News
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.
USF team uses new neuroimaging technique to study physiological effects of brain stimulation to treat depression
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or rTMS, was FDA approved in 2008 as a safe and effective noninvasive treatment for severe depression resistant to antidepressant medications. A small coil positioned near the scalp generates repetitive, pulsed magnetic waves that pass through the skull and stimulate brain cells to relieve symptoms of depression. The procedure has few side effects and is typically prescribed as an alternative or supplemental therapy when multiple antidepressant medications and/or psychotherapy do not work.
USF Health is participating in a National Institutes of Health clinical trial to determine whether highly allergic people or those with mast cell disorders are at greater risk for severe, immediate allergic reactions to the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccines. A mast cell disorder is caused by a type of white blood cell that is abnormal, overly active or both, predisposing a person to life-threatening reactions that resemble allergic reactions.
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.