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Sylvester Physicians to Investigate Breast Cancer and Depression Connection 10.01.2014

Armed with a $200,000 grant from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation, Marc E. Lippman, M.D., Kathleen and Stanley Glaser Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and several colleagues have started new research to more closely examine how depression plays a role in the development of breast cancer.

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29th Great Sports Legends Dinner Huge Success for Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis 09.30.2014

Celebrities, sports legends, corporate leaders and more joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, his son Marc, and event Chair Mark Dalton as they hosted a sold-out crowd in celebration of the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner presented by Carnival Corporation & PLC and the Carnival Foundation.

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Miller School and Holy Cross Hospital Launch Internal Medicine Residency Program 09.30.2014

The Miller School of Medicine and Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale are expanding their education partnership to create 42 new residency slots in internal medicine. The program will provide Miller School graduates and residents with additional training opportunities, and it will enable Holy Cross to make the transition to an academic teaching hospital providing a higher level of patient care.

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Study Finds Better Outcomes for Coronary Stent Procedures when Performed by Experienced Cardiologists at High Volume Centers 09.30.2014

A multi-institutional study led by a number of researchers across the country, including senior author Mauricio G. Cohen, M.D., associate professor of medicine and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at University of Miami Hospital, represents the largest and the most contemporary study of percutaneous coronary intervention volume and its effect on outcomes.

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Armed with New Grants, Sylvester Researcher Hopes to Develop Leukemia Therapies 09.30.2014

Lan Wang, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, has received three grants this year for her research studies in the field of blood cancers. “My research focuses on understanding the pathogenesis of hematological malignancies and stem cell studies,” said Wang. “I am interested in identifying the genes that are disrupted and developing new therapeutic strategies for patients with these diseases.”

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Neonatal Touch Therapy Pioneer Receives Golden Goose Award in Washington 09.30.2014

A long-time Miller School of Medicine developmental psychologist, whose touch therapy program has transformed the health of hundreds of premature infants, was honored in Washington, D.C., for her holistic treatment approach that was enhanced by research with rats.

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month 09.30.2014

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is an opportunity to engage and inform the community about cyber security in order to create a safer, more secure, and more resilient cyber environment. This year marks the 11th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

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Conference Promotes Best Practices in Human Subject Research Protection 09.30.2014

More than 300 members of the South Florida research community gathered September 11 and 12 for the Human Subject Research Office’s 2014 HSR Community Conference at the Student Activities Center on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables Campus. The event offered researchers in every facet of a human research protection program a unique learning and networking opportunity.

Word on Workday: Stop by at This Year’s Benefits Fair for a First-Hand View of the Workday System 09.30.2014

Stop by the Workday HR booth at this year’s HR Benefits Fair (October 13-17) for a first-hand look at the new system and enter for a chance to win one of three iPad minis. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on demonstration of the Workday HR system. Workday experts will be onsite to show faculty and staff what the system looks like, how it functions and answer questions about the system.

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Medical Human Resources Hosts “Crazy Hat” Contest to Benefit the United Way 09.30.2014

Medical Human Resources hosted its first of several "Crazy Hat" contests September 19 to benefit the University’s 2014 United Way campaign. Contestants paid a $5 entry fee for the chance to win a $20 gift card for the most cleverly decorated hat. All proceeds were donated to the United Way.

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