Wednesday, August 30, 2017
USF: Deadly Venom Can Be Turned Into Disease Treatments

You probably know the Nietzsche quote: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” One University of South Florida researcher is studying that adage – in nature. ..

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Friday, August 18, 2017
USF Scientist Creates Device To Sniff Out Red Tide and Fake Grouper

John Paul is a distinguished professor with the College of Marine Science and chief executive officer of PureMolecular. He’s also the inventor of Red Tide Chek, which measures a specific molecular genetic assay for the red tide organism. ..

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Monday, August 07, 2017
USF: Home sensor network technology helps older adults live healthier

USF College of Engineering researchers create home monitoring system technology to help detect movement and activity in a home environment – empowering older adults to become the drivers of their own health.  ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
USF Researcher Behind “Fake Grouper” Sensor Creates “Red Tide” Detector

John Paul, PhD, USF distinguished professor at the College of Marine Science, is lead inventor of Red Tide Chek, the first hand-held device to detect red tide in the field  ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

USF ranked fifth place among the nation’s public universities -- the highest it has ever in the annual ratings -- for the number of patents issued. USF claimed first place in Florida and 11th place among universities globally, according to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute finds amyloid PET scan leading to better Alzheimer’s disease management

Amyloid build-up in the brain is a crucial component of Alzheimer’s disease. A brain amyloid PET scan can detect the sticky plaque, signaling its severity. But most patients can’t afford it as the scan costs as much as $11,000 out of pocket. ..

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
USF biologists find frog’s future health influenced by gut microbes as tadpoles

University of South Florida biologists have found that a crucial window in the development of tadpoles may influence a frog’s later ability to fight infectious diseases as an adult.  ..

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Saturday, July 01, 2017
USF: Human enzyme may be key to unraveling Alzheimer's disease

Protein aggregates are the hallmark of a number of neurodegenerative diseases. New research, published in the journal PLOS Biology, examines a human enzyme that unravels these disruptive plaques.  ..

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Saturday, July 01, 2017
TGH, USF Health to Create New Model for Advanced Organ Disease

Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are creating a new model for advanced organ transplantation. Noted transplant physician Dr. David Weill has been named director of the new Institute for Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation, which will bring together the four organ transplant programs under singular leadership. ..

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, teamed up with researchers and engineers at University of Central Florida and Case Western University to design an interactive video game technology to help improve patient care. ..

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