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M.E.’s Team Foundation Makes Generous Gift to Pediatric Cardiology Research 12.17.2018

As a former Major League reliever, Scott Proctor was used to the pressure of coming into a close game, in front of thousands of fans, and trying to pitch his way to victory. Nothing, however, prepared Scott and his wife, Carrie, for the news they received 12 years ago that their three-week-old daughter, Mary Elizabeth (“M.E.”) needed life-saving open-heart surgery to correct a dangerous narrowing of her aorta.

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Four Researchers Honored by the Batchelor Foundation 12.14.2018

The 14th presentation of the Micah Batchelor Awards for Excellence in Children’s Health Research, created to recognize and inspire the development of innovative ideas and solutions to improve the health and well-being of children, took place November 8. Four researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine were honored at the ceremony.

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Nanoparticles Shepherd Therapeutic Molecules Through Blood-Brain Barrier 12.14.2018

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that can shepherd therapeutic molecules through the Blood-Brain Barrier.

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Sylvester Researcher Rallies for Increased Medical Research Funding 12.14.2018

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., a researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and assistant professor of cell biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, attended the Rally for Medical Research held this fall in Washington, D.C.

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Development Programs Ramp Up Research Success for Early-Career Physician-Scientists 12.12.2018

A major benefit of being an early-career physician-investigator at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is all the research expertise nearby. Two programs help young researchers take full advantage of this invaluable resource.

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University of Miami Medical Team Reports Acute Findings from the Havana Embassy Phenomenon 12.12.2018

A team of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty, along with collaborators from the University of Pittsburgh, today presented the first report of acute symptoms and clinical findings in 25 diplomatic personnel living in the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, who experienced severe neurosensory symptoms after exposure to a unique sound and pressure phenomenon.

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Sylvester’s Nurse Practitioner Oncology Fellowship Program Earns Accreditation 12.11.2018

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has issued an Accreditation with Distinction to the oncology fellowship program developed for nurse practitioners at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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UM, UHealth and Miller School Leaders Share Strategic Visions with Medical Students 12.11.2018

In a wide-ranging interactive discussion organized by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Student Government, the leaders of UM, the Miller School and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System shared their strategic visions with medical students.

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Tallahassee Agencies Prepare for Active Shooter Emergencies with Help from Gordon Center 12.10.2018

The Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is helping law enforcement agencies and medical responders save lives during active shooter emergencies.

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New Study Reveals Troubling Trends in VTE Tracking 12.10.2018

In a first-of-its-kind study, Rishi Rattan, M.D., assistant professor of clinical surgery in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, along with a team of six faculty members and students, examined the risk for patients of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) following trauma.

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