USF Health researchers recently updated U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor on a variety of research projects she helped get funded through Congress. Dr. Kevin Kip and Dr. Carrie Elk from the USF College of Nursing briefed Castor during her June 9 visit to campus about a study testing the effectiveness of Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, among veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
The following article was taken from the newsletter of the Office of Community Engagement. Their quarterly newsletter includes research related activities. Here Dr. Angela Stuesse is featured in a multi-sited research project. You can learn more about community engagement at their website, www.usf.edu/engagement.
A world-renown team of University of South Florida researchers who have used high-tech scanning devices to unlock the secrets of archaeological sites around the world are set to become the new North American training directors for an advanced generation of laser scanners.
Most people will tell you the reason they run is for exercise and to stay healthy. Ask a child in foster care why they run, and it’s a whole different conversation. Now, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE), it’s a conversation that is going to be happening more often.
The Office of Research & Innovation has announced a new, year-round format for ResearchOne. ResearchOne features activities and events highlighting the work of researchers across the USF System.
USF has opened a new office in Delhi that will focus on recruitment, research and building partnerships. With a focus on international research and teaching, the University of South Florida is in the forefront of global engagement.
The purpose of UK Biobank is to establish a population-based resource that can support a diverse range of research intended to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of many different types of illness (such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and joint problems). The UK Biobank is seeking public comment on their draft access procedures for use of this unique resource for health-related research.
A tribute to Juel Smith and sharing of multi-disciplinary research on Africa made for a successful event.Soon a drummer and percussionist began playing in the midst of a crowd that greeted each other warmly and enjoyed a light breakfast. They signaled the beginning of the Global and Collaborative Inquiry Symposium sponsored by USF’s Institute on Black Life (IBL) and the USF Africa Initiatives Faculty Group (AIFG).
Skeptics wondering what the fuss is all about when Tampa Bay fights to recruit top-tier biotech and engineering firms might find some comfort in touring the still young Draper Bioengineering Center at the University of South Florida.
Florida Institute of Oceanography and USF are pushing for a system that will gauge the health of the Gulf of Mexico.
The proposal has been presented to some members of Congress and is supported by the Gulf Research Collaborative, a cooperative of academic marine science institutions from the five Gulf states, said Bill Hogarth, acting director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography – Florida’s representative to the collaborative.
A vaccine for advanced melanoma, supplemented by the immunotherapy drug interleukin-2, has shown promise in one of the most comprehensive studies of the skin cancer vaccine’s effectiveness to date.
Do you have a promising biomedical research proposal that made its way through peer review but did not receive funding? Here is a new pathway for you that may lead to potential funding and help you bring your project to fruition.
This has been an interesting fiscal year full of management and scientific challenges. Although NIH did sustain a reduction in our budget that will require modest reductions to our non-competing awards, we’re delighted that there is such clear support for biomedical research, and that we have funds to sustain our important research activities, both at NIH and at institutions around the country.
Publications are one of the important products of NIH research grants, and authors are required to cite their NIH support in their publications. But as many of us have experienced, the format of grant numbers varies greatly.
The University of South Florida has joined the elite of the world’s top innovators as one of 14 universities and university systems that rank in the top 300 organizations granted U.S. Patents last year, says a new report from the Intellectual Property Association.
The Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Program within the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychology received initial notification that it has been approved for accreditation by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS).
The annual “Update in Rheumatology,” appearing in the Annals of Internal Medicine April 5, 2011 issue, “highlights important articles and promising findings published in 2010 that are likely to affect practice or lead to larger-scale trials.” The update describes each of the studies chosen, explains why they are important and the implications of the findings.
USF’s ranking was fueled by its high ratings in total research funding, federal research grants, postdoctoral fellows, doctoral degree productivity, and faculty awards. The ratings system compares universities on a total of nine performance measures.
For storm experts like Jennifer Collins, what happens between hurricane seasons is just as important as the seasons themselves in predicting and understanding hurricane activity.
Food and drug companies, as well as the government, have misled Americans to believe that a diet high in cholesterol and fat leads to heart disease and obesity, according to a University of South Florida researcher.
USF Health and the research of neuroscientist Edwin Weeber, PhD, got a national boost this week with the posting of an inspirational video on the popular web portal Yahoo! News. The clip above, created by USF Health Communications, offers a behind-the-scenes peek at the Yahoo.com crew’s production of the video Angleman Syndrome: Close to a Cure?
A USF Graduate student of Prof. Antillas, Pankaj Jain (a second year student!) has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Reaxys PhD Prize. The Reaxys PhD Prize is open to all students studying for a PhD in Chemistry, and recognizes research and publication excellence in organic, inorganic, and organometallic chemistry.
The 2011 AEESP Education & Research Conference is built around the theme of integrating Global Sustainability into education, research, and practice. It includes 7 sub-theme areas and will have 102 oral presentations, a poster session of over 120 presentations, and 3 keynote speakers.
SCAW developed this one day educational workshop for experienced Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) members and administrators, principal investigators, attending veterinarians, regulatory personnel and laboratory animal care staff.