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USF Health was among top U.S. medical centers to test new ALS treatment shown to significantly benefit patients
Despite two approved medications and at least 100 clinical trials later, an urgent need for new treatments to improve the lives of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a relentlessly progressive and fatal disease, continues to exist.
The University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine recently received more than $4 million, the largest single gift to scholarships in the history of the medical college. The gift from the late Dr. Jack F. Ross will benefit the medical scholarship that bears his name.
When COVID-19 restrictions kept USF medical students from all direct contact with patients, many refused to stay away completely. Instead, they used online tools to build new services and resources to reaffirm their commitment to the field. From making calls to check on patients, to creating multilingual resource guides for underserved communities, to creating online cooking clubs or even assisting health care workers with their own personal duties, students found ways to do what they most love – to help others.
June 5, 2020University News
From chemistry to computer science and clean water, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.
New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development of autoimmunity to the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells that precedes type 1 diabetes.
The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) at the University of South Florida in Tampa and Microsoft teamed up to create the first-ever Medical School of Innovation, placing the school among the most innovative for integrating technology into approaches for teaching medicine.
USF Health was part of an international multicenter study analyzing patient outcomes when treating mild stroke deficits caused by an obstructed large brain vessel.
New Medical Students Become First to Occupy the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine in Downtown Tampa
The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s newest students donned their first white coats Aug. 29 during a ceremony at the Tampa Convention Center. The college and other USF Health leaders officially welcomed the 182 students who will be among the first to occupy the college’s new building when it officially opens in late 2019.
August 30, 2019USF Health
A 2015 multicenter randomized clinical trial concluded that soy isoflavone dietary supplements do not improve lung function or other clinical outcomes in patients with asthma, despite earlier population studies suggesting a link between soy intake and reduced asthma severity.
Advanced ovarian and uterine cancers are deadly diseases. Ovarian cancers, in particular, present with vague symptoms common to other diseases, and often are not diagnosed until a late stage when cancer has spread throughout the abdomen.
More than 1,000 friends and family of USF Health senior medical students packed The Mahaffey Theatre to welcome the nation’s newest doctors and bid farewell to University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft.
May 13, 2019USF Health