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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., and Robert J. Myerburg, M.D.

Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., and Robert J. Myerburg, M.D.

Miller School Cardiologist and Neurologist Play Key Roles in New Report on Cardiac Arrest

An expert committee assembled by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has produced an important new report proposing methods for increasing survival rates and quality of life following cardiac arrest, and two prominent Miller School of Medicine physicians — cardiologist Robert J. Myerburg, M.D., and neurologist Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S. — played key roles on the committee.

The report recommends seven courses of action, including a national data base, new public education and training initiatives, and programs for improving response times in and out of hospitals.

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R. Rodney Howell, M.D.

Dr. R. Rodney Howell Receives New Advocacy Award from Genetics Society

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named R. Rodney Howell, M.D., Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Chairman Emeritus of Pediatrics and Member of the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, as the first recipient of its new annual Advocacy Award.

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From left, Nagi Ayad, Ph.D., Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D., Chiara Pastori, Ph.D., and Ricardo J. Komotar, M.D.

Researchers Discover Novel Cellular Mechanism Crucial to Brain Cancer Growth

A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers has discovered that a previously unappreciated so-called long noncoding RNA mechanism controls tumor growth of Glioblastoma Multiforme cells.

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New Bascom Palmer Eye Institute facility in Naples. Video & Photo Gallery

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Opens in Naples

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has opened its much-anticipated new eye center in Naples, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida.

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Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Ph.D., M.Tech.

Bascom Researcher Receives $1 Million Federal Defense Grant to Study Lipids to Combat Glaucoma

A researcher at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is leading a research study to test whether a class of lipids found in inner eye fluid can help halt the progression of glaucoma among military troops and others who have experienced traumatic eye injury.

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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S.

Neurology Leader Wins AHA Top Volunteer Award

Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received yet another honor from the American Heart Association (AHA) for his outstanding work to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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