From left, Dr. Rose van Zuilen, WIAM president, Dr. Hilit Mechaber, Dr. Gwendolyn Scott, and Dr. Judy Schaechter. Video & Photo Gallery

Exceptional Women Faculty Honored for Mentorship, Discovery and Care

Extraordinary women faculty members at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine were celebrated Wednesday evening at an event that inspired applause, tears – and a standing ovation for Gwendolyn Scott, M.D., professor emeritus of pediatrics, who received the Women in Academic Medicine Career Achievement Award.

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Patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer will receive a new combination therapy.

Clinical Trial Explores Effectiveness of New Treatment for Patients with Bladder Cancer

Urologic cancer experts at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are leading a clinical trial study for patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) that has failed previous therapy.

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Dr. Tan Ince

HDAC7 Gene Plays a Critical Role in Breast Cancer Stem Cells

In a study recently published in the journal Oncogene, a research team led by Tan Ince, M.D., Ph.D., described the mechanisms that help the gene histone deacetylase (HDAC) 7 control other genes, driving breast cancer and helping maintain cancer stem cells. In addition, the paper showed HDAC7 activity is downstream from other HDAC molecules, particularly HDAC1, possibly making it a better therapeutic target for future

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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D.

‘Highly Cited Researchers’ Recognized for Important Contributions to their Fields

Even though they hail from diverse departments across the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – including neurology, human genetics and cell biology – they have something in common: Their research ranks among the most commonly cited work in their respective disciplines. Making the “Highly Cited Researchers” list means scientific peers frequently reference the investigator’s work.

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Miller School of Medicine Launches Magazine

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has launched University of Miami Medicine, a magazine that will be distributed twice a year to the many stakeholders in the Miller School community — alumni, faculty, staff, students, residents, donors and administrators. It will also be mailed to the deans of other medical schools and physicians in specialties related to the content of each issue.

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