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Barry Issenberg, M.D., Named First Gordon Chair in Medical Education 12.29.2010

Surrounded by his wife, sons, parents, siblings, friends, colleagues, and UM Miller School leadership, S. Barry Issenberg, M.D., officially became the first occupant of the Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Chair in Medical Education earlier this month.

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Growth Hormone-releasing Hormone Antagonist Exhibits Benefits on Some Aspects of Aging 12.29.2010

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher and collaborators at other institutions have developed an antagonist to growth hormone that seems to reverse some of the signs of aging. The just published finding appears to overturn recent thinking that growth hormones could prolong youth.

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Founding Chair of UM Hospital Board of Governors Honored 12.28.2010

Archie Monroe, University of Miami trustee emeritus and founding chairman of the University of Miami Hospital Board of Governors was honored at a brunch reception on December 15 at University of Miami Hospital for his years of service to the University and UHealth-University of Miami Health System.

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Study Links Treatment to Prevent HIV Transmission to Newborns to Cardiac Problems 12.28.2010

The use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in HIV-positive pregnant women reduces the chance of HIV transmission to the unborn child, but a newly published study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine pediatric researchers and others is raising questions about the cardiac effects of that treatment. The findings are published in the December 28 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Basic Science Chairs Launch Discovery Science Grand Rounds 12.23.2010

The basic science department chairs at the Miller School will host the Discovery Science Grand Rounds the second Thursday of each month starting January 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium.

See the schedule for upcoming Discovery Science Grand Rounds »

Miller School Students Awarded Global Health Fellowships 12.23.2010

Two Miller School medical students are among the first recipients of a prestigious new fellowship in global health awarded by the American Medical Women’s Association.

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Familias Unidas Intervention Launched in 24 Middle Schools 12.23.2010

Although they have been involved with and seen the positive results from Familias Unidas for many years, Guillermo Prado, Ph.D., and Hilda Pantin, Ph.D., are still pleased every time partners in the intervention program describe how much it has stabilized the lives of youngsters who were making poor decisions.

Read more about Familias Unidas in Miami-Dade schools »

MEEM Rocks the Quad with Holiday Concert 12.22.2010

The quad doubled as a concert venue earlier this month when MEEM took to the tree-shaded stage and performed a medley of holiday favorites, pop remixes, and original works.

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Early Deadline for Submissions 12.21.2010

Because of the New Year holiday, the deadline for the January 4 issue of e-Update is Wednesday,December 29, by noon.

Dean Goldschmidt Thanks the UChart Team for Its Pioneering Work 12.21.2010

Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt took time out of his busy schedule last week to personally thank the UChart team for moving UHealth’s multiple scheduling, billing and registration systems to UChart, ushering in a new era of patient safety and convenience. He said the team achievement is the medical equivalent of NASA sending a man to the moon.

Read more about Dean Goldschmidt's visit with the UChart team »

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