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