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“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rl8EQK17qo “What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, […]
USF Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, takes a united Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]
They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team […]
USF Health Neuroscientist, Cesar Borlongan, was re-elected as Vice President of the International Placenta Stem Cell Society
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Director, Dr. Cesar Borlongan, has been re-elected as Vice President of the International Placenta Stem Cell Society (IPLASS) for a term of four years. Established in 2009 by a multi-national group of scientists, IPLASS is an international scientific organization open to scientists who are working in the field of placenta-derived stem cells. To learn more about the IPLASS, please visit their website.
Dr. Cesar Borlongan to chair the 3rd annual International Placenta Stem Cell Society Meeting
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Director, Dr. Cesar Borlongan, will be traveling to Granada, Spain to chair the International Placenta Stem Cell Society (IPLASS) meeting.
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USF researchers find far-reaching, microvascular damage in uninjured side of brain after stroke
USF-VA study finds long-term consequences for traumatic brain injury sufferers
Five USF Health researchers elected 2012 AAAS Fellows
USF and Saneron find additional benefits of cord blood cells in mice modeling ALS
USF awarded $1.57 M to study TBI, other battlefield-related conditions
USF Health faculty receive inaugural Veterans Reintegration Research Awards
USF researchers get $2.6 million NIH grant to investigate new post-stroke therapy
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Paula C. Bickford, PhD
USF study finds blood-brain barrier damaged by devastating disease
Naturally-occurring brain chemical may help in understanding Parkinson's disease
Human placenta-derived stem cells show therapeutic potential in mouse models of stroke
Stimulating brain's immune response may provide treatment for Alzheimer's disease
USF scientists test blue-green algae for treating ALS
USF Brain repair researchers prominent in Agin and Disease special issue
USF, Saneron get $2.6M NIH grant to develop umbilical cord blood cell therapy for AD
USF, Cryo-Cell and Saneron collaborate on Florida-funded biotech project
Emerging biotechnologies need independent ethics consortium
Are maternal infections linked to autism?
Are there too many stem cell journals?
Boosting SIRT1 in mice does not improve memory, but if gene is missing memory suffers
NT-020 boosts neural stem cell proliferation and memory performance in aged rats
New USF patent on technology that helps get treatment past the blood-brain barrier
Paula C. Bickford, PhD, professor of neurosurgery and pharmacology, elected ASNTR president for 2011-2012.
USF-based cell transplantation journal gets high marks
Mannitol boosts effectiveness of cord blood treatment
Do we clamp the umbilical cord too soon?