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Camillo Ricordi, M.D. Video & Photo Gallery

Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient in Pilot BioHub Trial

The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, announced today that the first patient in its clinical trial to test for the first time a novel transplant technique for insulin-producing cells was successfully completed.

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Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D.

Dr. Omaida C. Velazquez Named Chair of Department of Surgery

Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D., professor of surgery, radiology, and biochemistry and molecular biology, and David Kimmelman Endowed Chair in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, has been named Chair of the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, after a thorough search that reviewed the most talented leaders in the surgical field in the U.S.

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From left, Stuart Miller and Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Major Gifts Lifted Miller School’s Momentum2 Campaign Over the $1 Billion Mark

“Done.” When he uttered that single word at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s May 9 commencement ceremony, Stuart Miller, chair of UM’s Momentum2Medical campaign, helped carry the school past its $1 billion fundraising goal.

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Alessandro Gardini, Ph.D., left, and Ramin Shiekhattar, Ph.D.

Sylvester Researcher Contributes to Study Linking Molecular Factor with Inflammatory Response

A genetics researcher at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has contributed to a multi-center study linking a molecular factor with the body’s inflammatory response.

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Nicholas Tsinoremas, Ph.D. Video & Photo Gallery

Miller School Part of Statewide Research Consortium Receiving $7.9 Million

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is part of a statewide partnership that has received a three-year, $7.9 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, to support patient-centered health care research throughout Florida and the country. The partnership includes the University of Florida, Florida State University, health care systems, health plans, providers and patients.

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