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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.