News and Events : 2014 : April

Vence L. Bonham, J.D.

Distinguished NIH Officer to Present First Human Genetics Grand Rounds

The Miller School is proud to welcome Vence L. Bonham, J.D., Senior Advisor to the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Director on Genomics and Health Disparities and Chief of the Education and Community Involvement Branch, for its inaugural Human Genetics Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 17, at noon at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium.

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Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician-Scientist Wins NIH Grant to Find Susceptibility Genes for Age-Related Hearing Loss

The Miller School’s Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D., professor of otolaryngology, human genetics, pediatrics and biochemistry, has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify specific genetic variants that infer susceptibility to age-related hearing loss, or Presbycusis.

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