An expert committee assembled by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has produced an important new report proposing methods for increasing survival rates and quality of life following cardiac arrest, and two prominent Miller School of Medicine physicians — cardiologist Robert J. Myerburg, M.D., and neurologist Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S. — played key roles on the committee.
The report recommends seven courses of action, including a national data base, new public education and training initiatives, and programs for improving response times in and out of hospitals.
A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers has discovered that a previously unappreciated so-called long noncoding RNA mechanism controls tumor growth of Glioblastoma Multiforme cells.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has opened its much-anticipated new eye center in Naples, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida.
A researcher at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is leading a research study to test whether a class of lipids found in inner eye fluid can help halt the progression of glaucoma among military troops and others who have experienced traumatic eye injury.
Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received yet another honor from the American Heart Association (AHA) for his outstanding work to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
A team of researchers from the Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital has published an eye-opening study of the financial cost to the public and the level of mortality for injection drug users admitted to Jackson for treatment of infections.