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Miami Dolphins and Miller Ride to Benefit Sylvester 09.14.2010

Donning helmets and cycling gear, UM President Donna E. Shalala and Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee rode bikes onto the Schoninger Research Quadrangle Monday to announce a two-day, 30- to 170-mile, tri-county bike ride to benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center this November.

Read more about the Dolphins Cycling Challenge »

Hyundai Gift Seeds Miller School Cancer Program 09.13.2010

With grateful survivors of childhood cancer in the audience, officials of Hyundai Motor America presented the Department of Pediatrics with a check for $100,000 last week to establish a Children's Cancer Survivorship Program to treat and minimize the late effects and complications from successful cancer therapies.

Read more about the newest donation to the Department of Pediatrics »

Drs. Goldschmidt and Sacco Look for New Heart Walk Royalty 09.10.2010

Victor Vega was king of the Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk two years ago, raising more money for heart disease and stroke prevention research and education programs supported by the American Heart Association than any other participant in the 5K walk.

Read more about the Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk »

‘Topping Off’ Ceremony Marks Construction Progress for UM Life Science Park 09.08.2010

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and developer Wexford Miami, LLC, celebrated a milestone today in the construction of the state-of-the-art 1.6 million-square-foot UM Life Science & Technology Park with a "topping off" ceremony.

Read more about the UM Life Science & Technology Park »

Stephen Bekanich, M.D., Launches Palliative Care Services at UHealth 09.08.2010

When internist Stephen Bekanich, M.D., was in medical school, he wasn't interested in palliative care. But when his grandmother endured a troubling death from metastatic breast cancer nearly a decade later, he redirected his career to the burgeoning field dedicated to relieving physical symptoms and emotional distress of seriously ill patients.

Read more about Palliative Care Services at UHealth »

Miller School Again Ranked Among the Best for Hispanic Students 09.02.2010

For the second year in a row, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has ranked as the No. 2 medical school in the country for Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Business magazine in its 2010 report on the Top 10 Medical Schools for Hispanics. Only the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine ranked higher.

Read Dean Goldschmidt's remarks »

Landmark Study Will Help Slow Kidney Disease 09.01.2010

A sweeping national study with "enormous" public health implications has shown that controlling blood pressure more intensively can slow the debilitating progression of kidney disease in many African-American patients.

Read about NIH's African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension »

Dr. Jianqin Wei Named 2010 “Stop Heart Disease Researcher of the Year” 08.31.2010

The Miller School's Jianqin Wei, M.D., has been named the 2010 "Stop Heart Disease Researcher of the Year" by the Florida Heart Research Institute. Dr. Wei, a trained interventional cardiologist, unrelenting researcher and newly appointed assistant research professor of medicine, was honored on August 21 at the annual meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology held in Kissimmee.

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Sylvester Radiation Oncologist Receives ARRO Educator of the Year Award 08.31.2010

Jean L. Wright, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology and member of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been recognized as an Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO). The award, given to 40 educators across the nation, is presented in partnership with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

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Major Advance in Hepatitis C Therapy 08.26.2010

In what’s being called the start of a new era in treating hepatitis C, a team that includes a leading Miller School physician has discovered a drug that appears to dramatically increase the success of standard therapy. For decades, patients with hepatitis C have faced an unpleasant reality: the standard therapy is effective in only 40 percent of cases and the side effects of the lengthy regimen can be debilitating.

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