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The Best Doctors in America work at USF Health
USF Health continues to have a strong presence on the annual Best Doctors in America® survey. This year, the local list included 118 physicians who currently work at […]
Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida
The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]
Therapeutic potential of adipose-derived stem cells for traumatic brain injury
Intravenous transplants of human adipose-derived stem cell protect the brain from TBI-induced neurodegeneration and motor and cognitive impairments: Cell graft bio-distribution and soluble factors in young and aged rats" will appear in the Journal of Neuroscience.
USF researchers “reinvent” lithium therapeutics to improve safety and efficacy
A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of South Florida are improving the safety and efficacy of one of the oldest psychiatric drugs in existence. Lithium therapy is still in use today for the treatment of bipolar disorder and other off label uses. Although it is a highly effective medication that is unmatched by any alternatives, patient compliance and adverse events remain problematic.
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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?