At the 13th UCare Leadership Development Institute (LDI), Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., reflected on highlights of his five-year tenure, paying special attention to the 2008 launch of the UCare initiative and the accompanying quarterly leadership seminars.
Offering hope to lymphoma patients who have exhausted their treatment options, the Food and Drug Administration just approved a new drug which was based on an antibody developed at the Miller School of Medicine and has proven effective in recent clinical trials against Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL) and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in patients for whom standard therapies failed.
Stem cell researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have made another discovery advancing the field of cardiac stem cells. Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, has led a team of researchers in discovering a factor that can serve as a predictor of stem cell development into blood vessels, a key finding for future applications.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to investigators across the United States, including three from The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Department of Ophthalmology, for an ambitious set of projects to develop new drugs for disorders of the nervous system.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System leaders and Miami Dolphins players and executives welcomed cyclists, media, and fans to Sun Life Stadium Friday for the official kick-off of the 2011 Dolphins Cycling Challenge.
When he arrived via Cesarean section on July 21 at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Andersen Labbe's parents celebrated his birth and his place in history. He is believed to be the first child born to parents who are both liver transplant recipients.
When Robert Chambers became the first patient to receive a potential new bladder cancer therapy developed by Miller School Nobel laureate Andrew V. Schally, he was out of treatment options, and hope. But after his final dose of the promising drug, Chambers is feeling better.
The Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education has launched its first in a series of iPhone applications to help health care providers achieve the best outcomes for stroke patients.
Glen Barber, Ph.D., professor of medicine and associate director of basic research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named chairman of the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy.
Marking a new era in patient care, Miller School and UHealth leaders, faculty and staff recently celebrated the grand openings of the refurbished and expanded Physical Therapy facility and new Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at University of Miami Hospital.