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Tampa General Hospital, USF Health Announce Joint Office of Clinical Research to Build Upon Research Excellence

The new office will allow the previously separate offices to combine resources and elevate their research efforts to improve health care for all Floridians (PR Newswire).

November 30, 2020Health, Research

Researchers Create 3D-Printed Nasal Swab for COVID-19 Testing

In response to the critical shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Radiology at University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa set out to design, validate and create NP swabs using a point-of-care 3D printer (PR Newswire).

November 23, 2020Health, Innovation, Research

Graphable Receives National Science Foundation Grant with Goal of Early Infectious Disease Detection

Graphable, along with the University of South Florida, has received a National Science Foundation grant focused on the utilization of advanced mathematical concepts and their application in predictive analysis and in identifying patterns and trends present when faced with early disease detection and prevention initiatives (IT News Online).

November 17, 2020Health, Research

Florida Blue invests in USF's coronavirus tracking efforts

Florida Blue has donated $100,000 and partnered with the University of South Florida to aid the school's efforts to track the novel coronavirus (Tampa Bay Business Journal \ paywall).

November 12, 2020Health, Innovation, Research

Florida Blue Supports USF Epidemiologist’s Innovative Efforts to Track COVID-19

USF’s College of Public Health is awarded $100,000 by Florida Blue to support Professor Edwin Michael’s research to build a better tool for fighting the pandemic.

November 9, 2020Health, Innovation, Research

Research reveals strategy to create Coronavirus drugs to inhibit virus’s entry and replication

A new study offers insight into designing antiviral drugs against COVID-19. The study, led by researchers at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, was published in Science Advances (Tunis Daily News).

November 7, 2020Health, Research

New research traces the origins of trench fever

First observed among British Expeditionary Forces in 1915, trench fever sickened an estimated 500,000 soldiers during World War I. Since then, the disease has become synonymous with the battlefield. But now, new research from an international team of scientists has uncovered evidence challenging this long-held belief (USF Newsroom).

November 4, 2020Health, Research

Tampa General Hospital, USF Health 3D nasal test swab creation shared internationally

A creation to help combat the coronavirus from USF Health and Tampa General Hospital is now helping people across the world (ABC News).

October 21, 2020Health, Innovation, Research

Breathalyzer-style rapid COVID-19 test developed by USF researchers

The “Bull Nose” electronic device is one of 42 COVID-19 research projects funded by the COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Grants program to create an accurate, nonintrusive rapid COVID-19 test (USF Oracle).

October 20, 2020Health, Innovation, Research

Johns Hopkins, USF team up to research why people are hesitant to get COVID-19 vaccine

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and the University of South Florida are launching a new project to figure out why some people are hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (ABC News).

October 20, 2020Health, Research

Sleep health dictates success of practicing mindfulness

Sleeping an extra 29 minutes each night can be the key to improving mindfulness, a critical resource that has benefits for daily well-being and work performance (USF Newsroom).

October 19, 2020Health, Research

USF, Johns Hopkins All Children’s investigate why people might say no to a Covid vaccine

Social media could hold important clues as to why some people would hesitate to get vaccinated for Covid-19, according to a University of South Florida researcher (St. Pete Catalyst).

October 14, 2020Health, Research

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