News and Events : 2012 : January

Human Genetics and Genomics Distinguished Speaker Series

January 19, 2012 – Human Genetics and Genomics Distinguished Speaker Series

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Stephan Züchner, M.D., Associate Professor for Human Genetics and Neurology, and Director of Center for Human Molecular Genetics at the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics

UM researchers have identified a genetic variant linked to a rare form of paraplegia

January 13, 2012 – UM researchers have identified a genetic variant linked to a rare form of paraplegia in a paper titled, “Mutations in the ER-shaping protein reticulon 2 cause the axon-degenerative disorder hereditary spastic paraplegia type 2” published online January 10, 2012 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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Evadnie Rampersaud, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Research Assistant Professor at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics

Rampersaud receives 2011 Faculty Citizenship Award

January 5, 2012 – Evadnie Rampersaud, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Research Assistant Professor at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, has been selected as one of the six 2011 winners of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Faculty Citizenship Award.

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