Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Recognized as a Cancer Center of Excellence

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been recognized as a Cancer Center of Excellence by the state of Florida – one of just four cancer centers in the state, and the only one in South Florida, to have earned this first-ever distinction.

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Ryan Dauer,  joined by his wife, Laura, and Dean Goldschmidt, expresses his joy at being matched with an internal medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Cheers and Tears Mark the Miller School’s 2015 Match Day Celebration

“I’m going to Atlanta!!!” It all poured out in a single high-pitched shriek of joy when fourth-year student Kristy Whyte opened the sealed white envelope to learn where she had been matched for her residency in emergency medicine.

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John L. Bixby, Ph.D., and Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Collaborate in Use of Cancer Drug for Spinal Cord Repair

A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers, collaborating with investigators at other institutions, has demonstrated that the cancer drug epothilone promotes regeneration and locomotor recovery following spinal cord injury in adult rats. The research was recently published in Science.

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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., left, and Enrique A. Mesri, Ph.D.

Miami CFAR, ISCI and Sylvester Researchers Receive Grant to Study Stem Cell Role in Kaposi’s Sarcoma

An interdisciplinary team of Miller School of Medicine researchers has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the role of stem cells in Kaposi’s sarcoma oncogenesis and therapy.

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Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.

Sylvester Leader’s Genetic Studies Provide New Insights into Bone Marrow Disorders

Two important genetic studies driven by the leader of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center provide new insights into an increasingly common bone marrow disorder known as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

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