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Combination Drug Therapy Shows Promise for Recurrent Endometrial Cancer 01.30.2015

Researchers seeking to improve treatment outcomes for women with recurrent endometrial cancer – the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic malignancy in the U.S., killing more than 8,000 women each year – have reported positive results through targeted therapy that uses a combination of the drugs everolimus and letrozole. Their findings have been reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Researchers Find Association between Inflammatory States and Early Development of Atherosclerosis 01.27.2015

A multidisciplinary group of Miller School of Medicine researchers has identified an important association between baseline inflammatory states in asymptomatic patients and early development of coronary artery disease. The results have been published in the Online First edition of Heart: British Medical Journal as “Association between Anti-Human Shock Protein-60 and Interleukin-2 (IL-2) with Coronary Artery Calcium Score.”

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Miller School Selected for National Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network 01.27.2015

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been selected as a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network and Patient Registry, a designation that will significantly enhance the clinical care provided to patients at UHealth – University of Miami Health System.

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Students Host Another Successful DOCS Dean’s 5K Walk/Run 01.27.2015

The Third Annual DOCS Dean’s 5K Walk/Run attracted more than 100 participants and raised nearly $5,000. The event, organized by Miller School of Medicine students, raises awareness and funds for the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS) to help buy supplies and equipment.

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Diabetes Researcher Honored by JDRF 01.27.2015

Alberto Pugliese, M.D., head of the Immunogenetics Program at the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has accepted the JDRF Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine Excellence in Clinical Research Award on behalf of the JDRF Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD).

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International Travel Workshop Promotes Safety of Faculty, Staff and Students 01.27.2015

The Office of Export Control & Technology Management hosted the first International Travel Workshop on the Miller School of Medicine, Coral Gables and Rosenstiel campuses January 15-16 to help faculty, staff and students not only understand the University processes involved with international travel, but also be able to identify risks associated with travel.

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Conference Organized by Miller School Students Addresses Growing Problem of Human Trafficking 01.27.2015

Dozens of physicians, nurses, social workers, and law enforcement officers heard about Florida’s alarming human trafficking cases on Friday during the “Human Trafficking: An Emerging Epidemic” conference organized by Miller School students. The daylong symposium was aimed at educating first responders about the growing problem of the illicit trade in humans for the purpose of forced labor or commercial sex.

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Dolphins Cycling Challenge V to Include First 5K Walk/Run 01.27.2015

The fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) takes place February 7 and 8. This year’s event will include a new 5K Walk/Run, which helps provide something for everyone interested in supporting lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Dolphins Cycling Challenge V to Include First 5K Walk/Run 01.27.2015

The fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) takes place February 7 and 8. This year’s event will include a new 5K Walk/Run, which helps provide something for everyone interested in supporting lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Walk/Run will be held at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, February 8, the second day of the two-day ride that spans three counties.

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Faculty and Staff Support the U: For This Couple, Giving Back Passes the Taste Test 01.27.2015

Two leading-edge researchers at the Miller School of Medicine have been contributing to the University of Miami since joining the faculty in 1995. “As teachers and researchers, our careers are all about giving back to our students, our University, and to society,” said Nirupa Chaudhari, Ph.D., professor of physiology and biophysics and director of the University-wide Neuroscience Graduate Training Program.

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