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Your Healthy Family: Can doctors diagnose disease using voice?

A new study led by USF Health, Dr. Bensoussan, and Cornell Medicine uses the human voice to diagnose and treat diseases and mood disorders, like depression.

December 23, 2022Health, Innovation

Three Florida universities crack top 100 of National Science Foundation research rankings

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released its 2021 fiscal year Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data, with three Florida universities — the University of Florida (UF), the University of South Florida (USF), and Florida State University (FSU) — appearing in the top 100 of research expenditure.

December 20, 2022Research

Mitigating volcano hazards: USF students and alumna travel to Hawaii to study Mauna Loa eruption

A team from the University of South Florida is on the ground in Hawaii studying Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, to improve efforts that can help protect residents from lava flow.

December 19, 2022Research

Happy Holidays from USF Research & Innovation

View our Holiday Video recapping the important and inspiring research our faculty have been doing throughout 2022.

December 15, 2022Research

USF professor talks red tide research after blooms spotted in the area

Chaunmin Hu, a professor at the University of South Florida, says he has been researching red tide for 25 years and has been watching for blooms due to recent storms. Since Hurricane Ian, he says red tide has traveled north from Sarasota to beaches in Pinellas county.

December 9, 2022Research

Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Barry Bercu and Dr. Sylvia Thomas earn one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for academic inventors, being recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions advancing diagnosis and treatment for challenging diseases.

December 8, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

Artificial Intelligence Chatbots to Streamline Customer Service Tasks

A new study performed at the University of South Florida analyzes how emotion-expressing AI chatbots have the potential to impact customer service. This comes as online retailers make greater use of artificial intelligence chatbots to simplify customer service tasks and substitute their human counterparts.

December 8, 2022Innovation, Research

Fjords, small in size and number, are significant carbon reservoirs

New study shows fjords are small-but-mighty planetary ‘thermostats’ that play an important role in the global carbon cycle

December 8, 2022Global Research

USF Health leads research in using the human voice to diagnose and treat diseases

A new study being led by the University of South Florida and Weill Cornell Medicine called "Voice as a Biomarker of Health," is "collecting human voices to link them to medical information to diagnose a certain disease or to screen for certain diseases with voice," said Dr. Yael Bensoussan, director of the USF Health Voice Center and assistant professor of Laryngology.

December 7, 2022Health

Bots with feelings: Study explores deploying AI chatbots with emotions in customer service

As online retailers increasingly use artificial intelligence chatbots to streamline customer service tasks and replace their human counterparts, new research from the University of South Florida examines how emotion-expressing AI chatbots can impact customer service.

December 6, 2022Innovation, Research

USF faculty develops augmented reality platform

Education and physics professors from the St. Petersburg campus are working with developers from the Advanced Visualization Center in Tampa to help students better comprehend complicated theories on subjects like gravity and electromagnetism. A recent $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding the creation of augmented reality (AR) simulations to propel understanding and educational results.

December 6, 2022Innovation

USF Health, Tampa General Hospital Join FSR Sarcoidosis Clinic Alliance

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and the collaborative pulmonology program of USF Health have joined the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) Global Sarcoidosis Clinic Alliance to advance care and research in sarcoidosis.

December 2, 2022Health


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