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Latest gift will advance geriatrics, business and provide student scholarships. Combined with $5 million announced in March for an on-campus stadium, the couple have recently committed $12 million to USF.
June 28, 2022USF Foundation
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.
USF Health study finds quality of fat input determines output of kidney and cardiac health and repair
Breakthrough research uncovers how a certain type of healthy fat found in Omega-3 fish oil, such as salmon and tuna, works in tandem with enzymes from the spleen to clear the inflammation in a damaged heart.
April 12, 2022Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida community is celebrating a historically successful legislative session by thanking the state legislators who have proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding for USF across all three campuses and USF Health.
March 10, 2022University News
Physicians, anthropologists and marine biologists start at the soil in launch of program to address nature’s impact on human health
Linking human health to the environment, a growing team of scientists is working together to enhance the impact of microbiomes in a new multifaceted venture called the USF Metropolitan Food Project (MFP). The goal of the project is to address how environmental changes impact food nutrition, and in turn, human health and the risk of viral pandemics.
January 26, 2022Research and Innovation
Twenty years: USF community reflects on the 9/11 terrorist attacks and how the tragedy has shaped countless careers
From expertise in anti-terrorism to veterans services and providing sustained medical treatment to survivors, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have shaped countless careers at USF.
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.
USF Health joins national study testing how well COVID-19 vaccine prevents spread of SARS-CoV-2 in young adults
The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has begun enrolling university students and other young adults, including those not planning to be vaccinated, for an expanded nationwide study evaluating coronavirus infection and transmission in people ages 18 through 29.
August 5, 2021Research and Innovation
University of South Florida raises more than $100 million in private gifts for the third straight year
Even in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of South Florida community rallied together during fiscal year 2021 to support students, faculty and staff by raising in excess of $110 million.
August 3, 2021University News
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.
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
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