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Inside Our Labs

Scientific Innovations in Miller School Labs

Welcome to “Inside Our Labs”!

Enjoy our series on scientific innovations taking place in the laboratories of UHealth and Miller School of Medicine. You will meet our physician-scientists, who are using state-of-the-art technologies to advance life-saving treatments.

Inside Our Labs: Breakthroughs in Genetics and Genomics

Hear from researchers at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics who were recently ranked #2 in the nation. Their scientific breakthroughs are making an impact on personalized medicine and the first generation of genetic-based therapies.

Inside Our Labs: Transforming Medicine at the Diabetes Research Institute

Hear from our Diabetes Research Institute experts, like Dr. Norma Kenyon, who are advancing innovative stem cell research to dramatically improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes, some of whom are now living insulin free.

Inside Our Labs: Innovations in Heart Health

Discover the work of Dr. Omaida Velazquez as she unlocks the potential of stem cells to regrow vascular tissue and avoid the devastating impact of arterial plaque buildup.

Inside Our Labs: Breakthroughs in neuroscience

Explore the labs of Dr. Iahn Cajigas and Dr. Jonathan R. Jagid who are investigating revolutionary methods that will give paralyzed patients the ability to move their limbs using only the power of their thoughts.

Inside Our Labs: Behind-the-scenes in regenerative medicine

See the revolutionary work happening in the lab of Dr. Dileep R. Yavagal that is helping patients regain function after a stroke, thanks to the power of regenerative medicine.