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Key Stem Cell Research Under Way... UM and Biohart May have Breakthroughs, South Florida Business Journal, October 26, 2009
Clinical trials by the University of Miami and Sunrise-based Bioheart (OTCBB: BHRT) are among a wave of studies searching for ways to repair damaged hearts using stem cells. Numerous animal tests have shown stem cells can transform into new heart muscle to repair tears after a heart attack or partially replace scar tissue from old cardiac episodes. According to Dr. Josh Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the Miller School... <more>

UM Researchers Demonstrate How Stem Cell Line Regenerates New Cardiac Cells, August 4, 2009
Under the leadership of Joshua M. Hare, M.D., director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the Miller School, a team of physician-scientists has demonstrated how allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells restore cardiac function in chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy... <more>

How to fix a broken heart?, Nature, Vol 460, July 2, 2009
ISCI Director, Dr. Joshua Hare, M.D., and other scientists discuss clues about how human hearts form hint at routes to cell-based therapies... <more>

UM Carries Out Heart Stem Cell Research, CBS4 South Florida, June 29, 2009
Heart attacks have been in the headlines lately with the deaths of Michael Jackson and Billie Mays. As it turns out, a major study is underway right here in South Florida to cure the number one killer in America. Dr. Joshua Hare leads UM's Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute... <more>

Adult stem cells: a revolution in heart medicine?, Horizon Scan, May 2009
Roughly 850,000 Americans suffer an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) heart attack every year. Recent medical advances have sharply reduced... <more>

Stem cells help Booker T. Washington coach Barry Brown strengthen his heart, Miami Herald, May 18, 2009
Lying on a hospital bed, Barry Brown thought everything was coming at him too fast. It was July 2008, months before Brown would be selected for Project Prometheus, a groundbreaking University of Miami research study... <more>

UM Researcher Releases Findings on Stem-Cell Based Treatment for Heart Attacks
MIAMI - Dramatic findings have been released by a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher on the first human clinical trial to test a stem-cell based treatment for heart attack patients. <more>

UM hoping new administration opens Stem-Cell doors, Miami Today, February 5, 2009
President Obama's promise to lift predecessor President Bush's limits on federal funding for embryonic-stem-cell research could have a profound effect on the work being done at the University of Miami. Dr. Joshua Hare... <more>

Stem cell czar: UM researcher, Dr. Josua Hare, leads alternative effort, Miami Herald, 7/29/2008
Dr. Joshua Hare believes medicine is close to a goal long thought to be impossible: healing the human heart. The way to get there? Stem cells... <more>

Stem Cell Researchers at UM Enrolling Patients in Heart Failure Study, 7/15/2008
Stem cell researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are ready to enroll patients in another breakthrough study aimed at treating heart failure. They have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a study using a Helical Infusion catheter system to inject stem cells into the heart... <more>

Questioning the self cell, Nature Reports: Stem Cells, 6/5/2008
Dr. Joshua Hare, Chief, Cardiovascular Division of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine, and Director, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, discusses a "suprising study that indicates that non-self mesenchymal stem cells might be just as therapeutic as one's own stem cells." <more>

UM Researchers Receive Approval to Begin Stem Cell Trial Using BioCardia Catheter to Treat Heart Failure, 5/1/2008
Stem cell researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine continue to blaze scientific trails with another first. They have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a study using a... <more>

Patient First to Receive New Procedure for Heart Failure, Fox 7 News Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, 4/16/2008
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Doctors performed a successful breakthrough in science after using stem cells in a first-of-its-kind treatment for heart failure... <more>

Stem Cells for the Heart, a New Wave of Clinical Trials, Nature.com, 4/10/2008
Four years ago, headlines in newspapers across the United States questioned whether the small number of approved clinical trials on adult stem cell therapies should even go forward... [but] research has moved on a long way since then... <more>

Stem Cells Might One Day Revive an Athlete's Career, SI.com, 3/12/2008
It sounds like the stuff of Stephen King -- generating body parts, repairing damaged bone and growing back muscle like a gecko's severed tail... <more>

Prince Andrew Visits Miller School for Meeting on the Life Sciences, 2/6/2008
A visit today from Prince Andrew, The Duke of York provided Miller School leadership an opportunity to showcase the School’s progress and imminent growth in areas including stem cell research, diabetes research and genomics... <more>

UM Researchers Launch Stem Cell Study on Heart Patients, 1/15/2008
Researchers at the University of Miami are now recruiting patients with heart failure to take part in a clinical trial using stem cells. Joshua Hare, M.D., F.A.C.G., chief of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, won approval from the FDA... <more>

Restoring Broken Hearts, University of Miami Magazine, Spring 2007
Joshua Hare, M.D., believes that anything is possible. For the past five years he has led groundbreaking research at The Johns Hopkins University, helping dispel a long-standing theory: that doctors cannot repair a damaged heart. Now he brings that research and much of his team to the Miller School of Medicine... <more>

UM Cardiology Chief Releases Findings on Stem-Cell Based Treatment for Heart Attacks, 3/26/2007
Dramatic findings have been released by Joshua Hare, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the Miller School of Medicine, on the first human clinical trial to test a stem-cell based treatment for heart attack patients... <more>

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