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$44M USF Partnership With Lakeland Center For Brain Research

A five-year $44 million grant has been awarded to the University of South Florida in its partnership with Lakeland's Reliance Medical Centers for the Preventing Alzheimer's with Cognitive Training (PACT) study, a news release said (Patch).

April 15, 2021Health, Research

NIH study of allergic reactions to Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines begins at USF Health

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 (USF Health).

April 14, 2021Health, Research

Hope for ‘long-haulers’: COVID vaccines could hold the key to relief for patients who suffer months of symptoms

Some patients have received the vaccine and had symptoms lessen or completely disappear, but not enough data has been provided to definitively link the two (WTSP).

April 13, 2021Health, Research

USF will help study severe allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccines

The researchers will attempt to enroll 3,400 participants between the ages of 18 and 69 (Tampa Bay Times).

April 13, 2021Health, Research

USF recruiting participants for NIH study on allergic reactions to COVID vaccines

The University of South Florida is one of only two sites in the state taking part in a National Institutes of Health study on whether people who are highly allergic or have a mast cell disorder are more likely to have allergic reactions to the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines (Bay News 9).

April 10, 2021Health, Research

USF gets $44 million to seek a breakthrough on dementia treatment

The university will study whether computer-based cognitive training can keep the human brain healthy as it ages (Tampa Bay Times).

April 7, 2021Health, Research

USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health grant, Distinguished University/USF Health Professor John Adams, PhD, leads a team of international researchers focused on accelerating the discovery of a vaccine against Plasmodium vivax malaria, a major global health problem (USF Health).

April 7, 2021Health, Innovation, Research

USF wins $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida (USF) 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 (MCI), and dementias like Alzheimer's disease, in older adults (News-Medical.Net).

April 7, 2021Health, Research

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 (USF Health).

April 6, 2021Health, Research

USF receives $44 million grant for Alzheimer's study

The University of South Florida has received a national grant for $44.4 million to help its study on preventing Alzheimer's disease (Tampa Bay Business Journal).

April 6, 2021Health, Research

$2.5 million grant helping researchers improve health disparities in communities of color

University of South Florida researchers are undertaking a multi-year study designed to improve health outcomes and reduce hospital readmission for people of color managing chronic illnesses (USF Newsroom).

April 5, 2021Health, Research

USF doctors researching whether genes in blood determine severity of COVID illness

A new test being developed in USF's labs right now will help doctors treat COVID-19 patients (WTSP).

March 24, 2021Health, Research

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