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Natura Therapeutics and USF receive NIH grant to study green tea compound for Alzheimer's

Tampa, Florida (June 2, 2009) --Researchers affiliated with Natura Therapeutics, Inc., Tampa, Florida, and the University of South Florida (USF) have jointly received a one-year, $110,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Center...

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...owth in the Tampa Bay Region from the Tampa Bay Partnership: usf Poly Unveils Plans for Two Incubator Facilities University of South Fl...y, will be the first public business technology incubators in Polk County. usf Poly plans to initially seek information technology companies interested in...

Caffeine reverses memory impairment in Alzheimer's mice

...d not simply a protective strategy," said lead author Gary Arendash, PhD, a usf neuroscientist with the Florida ADRC. "That's important because caffeine is...ngs in mice, researchers at the Florida ADRC and Byrd Alzheimer's Center at usf hope to begin human trials to evaluate whether caffeine can benefit people ...

Allscripts Ranked No. 1 in Electronic Prescription Routing for Second Consecutive Year

...000 prescribers. Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of usf Health and Dean of the University of South Florida College of Medicine co... - of our current system of handwritten prescriptions." Led by Dr. Klasko, usf Health and Allscripts recently helped launch PaperFree Tampa Bay , a com...

Reverend Clyde M. Allison: Founder of 'Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF'

...reat.html If you would prefer to send a card, please bring it to usf Public Relations department and we will make sure that it is delivered to the Allison family. usf has established "The Reverend Clyde M. Allison Memorial Fund." Donations ca...

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...penter, 941-894-8030, kevin.carpenter@gpsindustries.com " target="_new"> kevin.carpenter@gpsindustries.com ) Progress Energy Florida , usf Work on Smart Grid Progress Energy Florida and the University of South Florida's Power Center for Utility Explorations have been selected by Florid...

Tampa Bay Becomes First Community to Jump-Start America's E-Health Revolution

...very Act. A number of key stakeholders, including usf Health and Allscripts, will fund the initial phase...tephen Klasko, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of usf Health and Dean of the usf College of Medicine, commented, "We are taking Pr...

Black young adults hospitalized for stroke at much higher rate than whites, Hispanics

...k, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology at the usf College of Public Health. "Our study shows th...an, MD, professor of neurology and director of the usf Stroke Program at Tampa General Hospital. "If the...ts died before discharge from the hospital. The usf researchers examined more than 16,000 stroke cases...

Medical Simulation Corp. announces partnership with University of South Florida

...ide simulation training and education services for usf Health hospital partners and for local and nationa...pa General Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of usf Health. "MSC is excited to partner with usf Health to offer its hospital affiliate team member...

Florida study finds barriers to angioplasty for life-threatening heart attacks

... before all heart attack patients receive the optimal level of care," said lead investigator Dr. Pathak, an associate professor of epidemiology at the usf College of Public Health. "Many leading hospitals in Florida and across the nation are putting into place new policies and protocols that are eliminat...

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USF in Medical Technology

Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Successful Elagolix PETAL Study in Endometriosis

...ck to report results in 2009." "These study results are very encouraging," said Shayne M. Plosker, MD, Associate Professor and Division Director, of usf IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. "Elagolix has the potential to be an ideal advance...

Inovio Biomedical's DNA Delivery Technology Shows Safety and Enhances Gene Expression & Tumor Responses in Interim Melanoma Clinical Study Results

...fforts or through academic collaborations. About usf Health at the University of South Florida usf Health is a partnership of the USF's colleges of m... of creating new models of health and health care. usf is one of the nation's top 63 public research univ...
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USF in Biological News

Geoscientists discuss sea level rise, extreme storm events and more

...el in St. Petersburg, Florida. Geoscientists from the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Geology are hosting the meeting along with the usf Geology Alumni Society. Journalists are invited to attend sessions of interest, interview scientists, and visit the exhibit area. Complete meeting...

Playing dead is no game for ant survival

...ueen. These findings (1) by Dr. Deby Cassill from the Biology Department at usf Petersburg in Florida and her team from usf Tampa in Florida, have just been reported online in Naturwissenschaften, a ...

Umbilical cord blood cell therapy may reduce signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

...ditions. Jun Tan, PhD, MD, and colleagues from usf (Tampa), Yale University (New Haven, CT), Cedars-S...l Neurobiology at Silver Child Development Center, usf Department of Psychiatry. Our study is the first ...-author Paul R. Sanberg, PhD, DSc, director of the usf Center for Aging and Brain Repair. This study may...

Umbilical cord blood cell therapy in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease

...ammatory response that may contribute to a variety of degenerative conditions, including Alzheimers disease. Jun Tan, PhD, MD, and colleagues from usf (Tampa), Yale University (New Haven, CT), Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA), Saneron CCEL Therapeutics (Tampa, FL), and Saitama Medical Sc...

Tiny Tampa Bay fish key to evolution of immune system

...We found an immune system that is possessing features of both the innate immune system and the adaptive system." In their most recent study, UF and usf scientists - including geneticist Gary Litman, of USF's Moffitt Cancer Center - bombarded a highly concentrated, crystallized form of an immune system...

Cord blood cells may widen treatment window for stroke

...gator Alison Willing, PhD, a neuroscientist at the usf Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair. "...rent strict three-hour therapeutic window." The usf study challenges the notion that nerve cells inevi...han originally thought," Dr. Willing said. The usf researchers continue to investigate the ways cord ...

Moffitt-USF head toward first human trials of anti-cancer drug that targets protein AKT

...irst Akt inhibitor headed toward clinical trials," said Jin Cheng, MD, PhD, usf Professor of Pathology and Interdisciplinary Oncology. Cheng and Sebti's...(VQPH) of New Jersey is acquiring the licensing rights to the compound from usf through its merger with Greenwich Therapeutics Inc. and is planning clinica...

Researchers test new therapy for advanced melanoma

...r plasmid DNA in a gene therapy study in humans," said Richard Heller, PhD, usf professor of medical microbiology and immunology who helped develop the tec...nitial human trial begun earlier this year at Moffitt. The collaboration of usf and Moffitt in this trial is a good example of translational research -- mo...

Novel antiviral technology inhibits RSV infection in mice

...gainst respiratory syncytial virus infection," said Shyam S. Mohapatra, PhD, principal investigator of the study and director of basic research at the usf Division of Allergy and Immunology. "We found that RNA interference targeting a virus's NS1 gene can be administered in the form of a nasal drop or sp...
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Wireless carriers mislead consumers about USF reform

Madison, Wis. - The federal Universal Service Fund (USF) has provided thousands of TDS Telecom customers with access to high-tech communication services. Beginning with traditional wireline telephone service and now with high-speed broadband Internet service in communities far and wide, the...

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...as begun on the facility and Chasco expects to be operational by mid-2009. (Contact: Jeff Roth, 727-815-3510, http://www.chascomachine.com ) usf Awarded Top Research Park The University of South Florida Research Park has been awarded the prestigious "Emerging Research Park of the Year ...

Medical Simulation Corporation Announces Partnership With University of South Florida

... usf Health SimSuite(R) Center at TGH to Enhance Clinic...ide simulation training and education services for usf Health hospital partners and for local and nationa...pa General Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of usf Health. "MSC is excited to partner with...

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... universities globally. The Confucius Institute at usf is expected to help the educational and business c...ies since 2004, including 40 in the United States. usf is running the Confucius Institute with its longti...early 25 years. Two Nankai scholars will arrive at usf in February. A third will arrive in time for the f...

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...941- 309-1200, jmcgill@edcsarasotacounty.com .) usf Wins $169-Million Diabetes Grant The National In... type 1 diabetes mellitus. The 10-year award, to a usf Health team led by Jeffrey P. Krischer, PhD, is the largest in usf history. At clinical sites around the world, the s...

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...olis, 727-893-7787, sophia.sorolis@stpete.org .) usf Health Gets $1.3 Million Grant The University of ...ning grant from the National Institutes of Health. usf Health received the five-year grant Sept. 11 from ...omprehensive services to HIV-infected adolescents. usf Health includes the University of South Florida's ...
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