The director of USF’s Center for Aging and Brain Repair, Dr. Paul Sanberg, offered his expertise in a recent article in Forbes magazine, on a Taiwanese study where mice were used to demonstrate that exercise appears to reverse the decline in the production of brain stem cells typically seen with aging.
Wine Spectator magazine recently touted the research of Dr. Min You, associate professor in the department of molecular pharmacology and physiology at the University of South Florida. Studies have shown that the red-wine compound resveratrol can help protect the liver.
Lorie Fridell, associate professor of criminology at the University of South Florida, was interviewed regarding racial profiling in a recent story that ran throughout the U.S.
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) at its 21st annual conference, held this year in St. Petersburg, presented the “Emerging Research Park of the Year Award” to the University of South Florida Research Park.
In a recent article published by the Palm Beach Post and the Weekly Challenger, writer Donna Winchester, examines the question of what makes USF’s Center for Entrepreneurship so different from the more than 2,300 undergraduate and business schools across the country.
USF's Division of Patents & Licensing has signed an agreement with the Harvard Institute of Proteomics for an Expedited Process Material Transfer Agreement (EP-MTA).
NIH hopes that by providing a focus on Early Stage Investigators, they will be able to directly encourage earlier application for NIH research grant support. Peer reviewers will be instructed to concentrate more on the proposed method of research and to expect less preliminary data than might be provided by an established investigator.
Junius Gonzales, MD, MBA, Dean of the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences has been awarded a three-year $288,648 health services research conference grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Jeffrey Krischer was named USF’s Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research for his work with Type 1 Diabetes. The endowed chair is the first step of the University's plan to ensure that work started by Krischer in this field will be continued.
Dr. Amy L. Stuart, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in Environmental Sustainability for her project Multi-scale interactions of air pollution, urban growth, and equity integrated research methods and informal science teaching.
USF Researcher, Dr. Kenneth E. Ugen, who co-authored an article regarding the outcomes of a clinical trial conducted by Ugen and colleagues from USF and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, was published in the November edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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