From left, Dr. Carl Schulman, Dr. Sylvia Daunert, and Dr. Sapna Deo

Miami Winter Symposium 2020 Focuses on the Microbiome and Human Health

Molecular activation triggers for dangerous bacteria like V.cholerae and E.coli were highlighted at the opening presentation of the “Miami Winter Symposium 2020: Molecular Mechanisms Linking the Microbiome and Human Health,” January 26-29 at the Hyatt Regency Miami.

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Standing, from left, Joshua D. Fox, M.D., Irena Pastar, Ph.D., Lisa Liang, Ph.D., Olivera Stojadinovic, M.D., Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., Rivka C. Stone, M.D., Ph.D., and Ashley Rosa, M.D. Kneeling, from left, Ivan Jozic, Ph.D., Horacio A. Ramirez, Ph.D., and Andrew P. Sawaya, Ph.D.

Topical Statin Continues to Show Promise for Healing Chronic Skin Wounds

Statins are well-known medications that can help people lower high cholesterol levels. Now a new study shows a topical formulation of mevastatin in development could help heal chronic skin wounds. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers report the novel discovery in the journal JCI Insight.

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From left, President Julio Frenk, Dr. George Q. Daley, and Dean Henri R. Ford. Video & Photo Gallery

Harvard Dean Urges Serious Exploration of the Ethics of Genome Editing

The onslaught of new genomic biotechnologies, which show promise for correcting some serious health disorders, also challenge scientists to confront important social responsibilities.

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Aggregate analysis of 59,915 single cells from eight primary and three metastatic uveal melanomas.

First-ever Single Cell Analysis of Uveal Melanoma

A study analyzing new evolutionary complexity in uveal melanoma by J. William Harbour, M.D., associate director for basic science at the NCI-designated Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and professor of ophthalmology, and vice chair and director of ocular oncology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine was published today.

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From left, Edward Abraham, M.D., UM President Julio Frenk, Lois Pope, Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D., and Ronald G. Stone, Bascom Palmer Board of Overseers. Video & Photo Gallery

Bascom Palmer Opens Lois Pope Center for Retinal and Macular Degeneration Research

With the cutting of a broad ribbon, a new era of breakthrough research and clinical treatment became a reality at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s brand-new Lois Pope Center for Retinal and Macular Degeneration Research, a 21,000-square-foot facility dedicated to ending blinding retinal diseases.

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