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USF hosts first-ever summer course on using voice and AI as a diagnostic tool

In collaboration with the USF AI+X Institute, USF Health is helping train the next generation of medical professionals through the launch of its first-ever course dedicated to understanding how voice can be used as a biomarker for health.

July 9, 2024Research and Innovation, Student Success, USF Health

USF and Global Virus Network leaders sign an agreement at a table

New virology team demonstrates the global impact of research at USF Health

The Global Virus Network is relocating its international headquarters to the University of South Florida. With its leader, Dr. Robert Gallo, co-founder of HIV, comes his team of virologists whose expertise embody the importance of collaboration in medicine.

July 2, 2024Research and Innovation, USF Health

Dr. Robert Gallo

Pioneering HIV researcher to begin new journey at USF

As Dr. Robert Gallo and his virology team join USF Health, learn more about the co-founder of HIV’s journey and how a family tragedy inspired him to pursue medicine.

July 1, 2024Research and Innovation, USF Health

Chemo drug may cause significant hearing loss in longtime cancer survivors   

Chemo drug may cause significant hearing loss in longtime cancer survivors   

Researchers followed a cohort of cancer survivors for more than a decade to determine the progression of their hearing loss after their chemotherapy treatment. The findings reveal a need to enhance patient support to improve quality of life and outcomes. 

June 27, 2024Research and Innovation

Nursing students work in a simulation lab

Tampa General Hospital and USF team up to strengthen pipeline of nurses with training and education

TGH is investing $4.4 million over six years to support the planning, construction and implementation of the new lab, which will be named the Tampa General Hospital USF Health College of Nursing Simulation Lab.

September 28, 2023USF Foundation

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University of South Florida continues landmark dementia prevention research with NIH award

Researchers at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus have received a grant across the next five years from the National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging to continue ground breaking work in dementia prevention through a clinical research study called Active Mind.

September 27, 2023Research and Innovation

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USF receives $25M gift from Tampa General Hospital to support USF Athletics District

The $25 million investment will name the USF Athletics District and the Tampa General Hospital Center for Athletic Excellence, which will feature key space for clinical behavioral health services.

September 7, 2023USF Athletics, USF Foundation, University News

Older man wears a hearing aid

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.

July 21, 2023Research and Innovation, USF Health

Skull from plague

Centuries-old teeth could indicate the effectiveness of pandemic quarantines

Through DNA analysis, USF researchers will trace the evolution of genetics in individuals who died from the Black Death during quarantine, helping determine the effectiveness of containment measures, such as isolation and masks.

July 11, 2023Research and Innovation

President Law (centered) is surrounded by students on the Florida House floor

State budget includes significant new funding for USF operations and several major projects

The Florida Legislature reached agreement on a state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year that includes transformational increases in recurring operational funding and new investments in several significant projects for the University of South Florida. The budget builds on last year’s record-breaking legislative session for USF.

May 3, 2023University News

Group lines up to pose in front of the Mo-Bulls Nurse Medical Clinic

USF College of Nursing unveils the Mo-Bull Nurse Medical Clinic

With the help of a four-year, $3.85 million federal grant, the Mo-Bull Nurse Medical Clinic will advance nursing education and increase access to health care in medically underserved areas throughout the Tampa Bay region.

April 3, 2023USF Health

Group sits at table with USF Health backdrop

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

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