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UM/Jackson Named No. 1 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale 03.30.2011

University of Miami/Jackson Named No. 1 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

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Dr. Charles Nemeroff Named Director of the Center on Aging 03.29.2011

Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Miller School and UHealth and an internationally renowned expert in his field, has been named director of the University of Miami’s Center on Aging.

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Dr. Pericak-Vance Receives Provost’s Award for Her Groundbreaking Discoveries 03.28.2011

Deciphering the genetics behind debilitating diseases often requires researchers to work at a nonstop pace. But occasionally there are moments when an investigator can pause from the rigorous work of genotyping to reflect on achievements. Margaret Pericak-Vance experienced just such a moment Friday, pausing from “a life’s work” of identifying genetic risk factors to receive the Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity.

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Faculty Present Models of Human Disease at Collaborative Research Exchange Forum 03.25.2011

For the University’s sixth Collaborative Research Exchange Forum (CREF), an array of researchers from across the campuses gathered on the Miller School campus to focus on models of human disease.

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Researchers Gather for UM Shared Resources Fair 03.25.2011

On March 23, more than 200 researchers attended the second Shared Resources Fair, sponsored by the Office of Scientific Advancement and Research Training, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research.

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Second Annual University of Miami Brain Fair a Resounding Success 03.25.2011

Researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis helped educate children and families about the brain and spinal cord at the second annual University of Miami Brain Fair on March 19 at the Miami Science Museum.

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Miller School Moves Up In U.S. News Rankings 03.24.2011

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has climbed two spots to Number 45 in the new edition of Best Graduate Schools published by U.S. News & World Report.

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University of Miami Hospital Unveils New Mood Disorders Unit 03.24.2011

Citing a clear need for more patient facilities, dozens of psychiatrists and therapists gathered on the newly renovated north wing of the 9th floor of University of Miami Hospital Monday evening. Community physicians were eager to see 14 new rooms dedicated as the Mood Disorders Unit at UMH.

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Match Day Pairs the Class of 2011 to Top-Ranked Residency Programs 03.18.2011

Emotions ran the gamut at the annual Match Day ceremony on Thursday when Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., called each of the 166 Miller School seniors to the stage to hand them the envelope that held their future.

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UM Study First to Show Stem Cell Injections Reduce Heart Damage and Improve Function 03.17.2011

Stem cell researchers have shown for the first time that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts reduced heart size, reduced scar tissue and improved function to injured heart areas. The findings, from a small trial conducted at the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, are published in the March 17 issue of Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association

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