USF Ataxia Research Center

About Us

The Department of Neurology's USF-ARC is directed by Theresa Zesiewicz, MD, FAAN with assistance from Wai Wai Miller, MD, Luis Lozano, PA and Alina Shub, PA. We collaborate with several clinical and basic science departments at USF and in other universities around the country to conduct a translational neuroscience ataxia and balance center. We also conduct multi-site clinical research trials. Our focus is on: 

  • Pharmacologic therapies 
  • Physical therapy 
  • Basic pharmacologic research 
  • Stem cell research 
  • Neuroepidemiology 
  • Neurogenesis 

We closely partner with the West Central Florida Ataxia Support Group.


USF Ataxia Research Center 

The USF-ARC is located in growing North Tampa area, on Fletcher Avenue. Our clinics are in the new and innovative Carol and Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare at:

13330 USF Laurel Avenue
Tampa FL, 33612.

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Phone Numbers
Phone: (813) 974-5909
Fax: (813) 974-8032

Mailing Address
USF Ataxia Research Center
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 55
Tampa, FL 33612