Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.

‘We are on the frontlines of the war on HIV’

Mario Stevenson, Ph.D., is considered one of the country’s foremost scientists in HIV and infectious disease. Here, he chats with the Medical Communications team and discusses his work to find an HIV vaccine and cure and how he’s built a team of world-class UM scientists to help him in the fight.

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Alberto Ramos, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Miller Neurologist Writes Corresponding Editorial to Study Linking Stroke and Sleep

Alberto Ramos, M.D., MSPH, assistant professor of clinical neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has written a corresponding editorial to the much publicized study that indicates people who sleep more than eight hours a night may have an increased risk of stroke. Both were published in the February 25 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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David J. Robbins, Ph.D., left, and Jun Long

Scientists Discover Potential Link Between Cellular Growth and Metabolism

A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers, working with investigators from three other institutions, has identified a relationship between a family of lipid modifications of a growth factor, and how that growth factor may regulate cellular fate and growth. This discovery may begin to show how the function of these proteins is modified by metabolic activity in both developmental and disease settings.

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Donna E. Shalala and Thomas J. Bollyky

Miller School Hosts Discussion of Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases

The Miller School of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a joint meeting last Friday to discuss the findings of an independent task force report, “The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.”

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From left, Thomas J. Harrington, M.D., Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., Dennis Patin, M.D., and Marilyn K. Glassberg, M.D., shown here in 2008, are some alumni of the Class of ’85 still at the Miller School.

Miller School Class of ’85 Stayed Close to Home

Thirty years later, at least eight members of the Mller School Class of ’85 are still in the same place where their medical careers started — working not as students, but as fulltime faculty members and attending physicians at the Miller School of Medicine.

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