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Poster Symposium Highlights Work of Medical Students and Residents 02.13.2019

The work of several University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and residents was highlighted at the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s James J. Byrnes Future of Medicine Poster Symposium, held February 7 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.

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Faculty Senate Announces Award Recipients 02.11.2019

The Faculty Senate voted unanimously at its January 30 meeting to honor two exceptional members of the University of Miami faculty with its prestigious awards, the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award and the Outstanding Teaching Award, at its annual awards ceremony on April 8.

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Miller School Pediatric Team Carefully Monitors Zika-Exposed Infants for Developmental Delays 02.11.2019

Two years after a Zika virus outbreak in South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America, a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine pediatric team is carefully monitoring more than 75 children who were exposed to the virus but do not have visible birth defects.

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Graduate Student in Cancer Biology Receives Early-Career Recognition and Awards 02.08.2019

A national fellowship grant and a young investigator award at a major medical conference highlight the early achievements of a Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center trainee in the Sheila and David Fuente Graduate Program in Cancer Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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UM Neurologists Test New Drug to Potentially Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease 02.07.2019

Neurologists and researchers with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the University of Miami Health System have begun screening study participants for a new national Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical study to evaluate the potential benefits of an investigational medicine for people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.

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UHealth Teamwork Brings Injured State Trooper Back from the Brink and Readies Him for Return to Duty 02.06.2019

When the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue helicopter touched down on the roof of Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital on January 9, a trauma team was waiting. As its doors opened, however, the team didn’t rush forward to help speed a patient to the advanced emergency treatment offered on the floors below. Instead, they clapped and cheered.

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$2.7 Million Grant Funds Research into Effective Debridement of Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers 02.06.2019

A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to develop strategies for effective debridement of patients with non-healing venous leg ulcers (VLUs).

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Leading Researchers Outline Advances in Treating Heart Disease at Miami Valves 2019 02.05.2019

New biomedical devices and advances in cardiac procedures are improving outcomes for patients with heart disease, according to leading researchers and clinicians at Miami Valves 2019, an annual international conference hosted by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine January 30 to February 2 at the InterContinental Hotel.

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Hope on the Horizon 02.05.2019

There are currently an estimated 100,000 people in the United States who are living with sickle cell disease — a debilitating and life-threatening blood condition that predominantly affects people of African and Mediterranean descent, and Hispanic-Americans from Central and South America. For years, those who suffer from the disease have been treated with temporary solutions, but now advances in gene therapy have opened doors.

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Women in Academic Medicine Event Celebrates Accomplishments 02.05.2019

They knew they were nominated, but none knew for sure who would win. Before a standing-room-only crowd, six women faculty members from specialties across the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received recognition at the Women in Academic Medicine (WIAM) event on January 31. They stood one by one to receive awards for career achievement, mentorship, leadership or their role as trailblazers.

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