News and Events : 2019

An Unusual Mutation Type Explains the Nature of Late Life Balance Problem

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Vitamin C Makes this Emerging Breast Cancer Therapy Safer, More Effective

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An Unusual Mutation Type Explains the Nature of Late-Life Balance Problems

Thanks to researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and their colleagues in the UK, it is now known that some cases of late-onset ataxia, called CANVAS syndrome, are caused by a particular genetic mutation.

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Master of Science in Genomic Medicine Capstone Poster Symposium 2019

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Standing, from left, William H. Eaglstein, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, and Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D. Seated, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D.

Pioneer in Wound Healing Honored at Dedication of William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair

At a ceremony honoring two of the world’s renowned researchers in wound healing, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., became the holder of the William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair in Wound Healing.

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Miller School of Medicine Sets New Record in NIH Research Grant Funding

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 — a $12.8 million increase over the school’s FFY 2017 total, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

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iPSpine Kick-off Meeting

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From left, researchers in the study included Jiaqi Liu, Yi Zhu, M.D., Amjad Farooq, Ph.D., Grace Zhai, Ph.D., Chong Li, Ph.D., Mustafa Tekin, M.D., Katherina Walz, Ph.D., Guney Bademci, M.D., and Clemer Abad, D.V.M.

Miller School Researchers Discover New Genetic Cause of Deafness

Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit worldwide. There is, however, a great deal that is still unknown about its causes. When parents are told their children are deaf or hard of hearing, they often have many questions, and one of the most common is: “Why?”

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