News and Events : 2013 : October

Miller School medical geneticist discusses interest in sequencing-based newborn screening

Olaf Bodamer, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG, FAAP, clinical professor in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, was invited to discuss the pros and cons of genomic technology and newborn screening in a panel at the annual American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting in Boston.

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Zane Zeier, Ph.D, Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D., and Michael Benatar, M.D., Ph.D.

Defense Department Awards ALS Drug Development Grant to Miller School Researchers

A new drug development grant from the U.S. Department of Defense will allow researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to study potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurological degenerative condition commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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