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News & Articles : 2012

Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., left, and W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., congratulate Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D., for receiving the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award and her litany of other achievements.

Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D., Honored for Renewal of 39-Year-Old Grant

Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D., the Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience and a Professor of Cell Biology and Neurological Surgery at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and her colleagues recently learned that the Bunge-Wood-Monje Laboratory’s 39-year-old NIH grant to investigate Schwann cell biology and transplantation would be funded for another five years.

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From left are researchers Fulvia Verde, Ph.D., David J. Wiley, Ph.D.,  Maitreyi Das, Ph.D., and Peter Buchwald, Ph.D.

Researchers Discover Mechanism of Cell Growth Control

In a groundbreaking study published in Science, Miller School biologists provide a novel perspective to important and fundamental questions in basic cell biology: How do cells control their growth and define their shape?

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Carlos T. Moraes, Ph.D., left and Francisca Diaz, Ph.D.

Miller School Mouse Models Used in Glial Cell Study

When Francisca Diaz, Ph.D., research assistant professor of neurology, and Carlos T. Moraes, Ph.D., professor of neurology and cell biology, developed a genetically modified mouse with a defective enzyme (cytochrome oxidase) responsible for energy production inside cells, their main interest was to study human diseases in which this enzyme is defective.

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Richard L. Rotundo, Ph.D.

NIH Renews Grant for Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Crucial Miller School research on the mechanisms of protein folding and stabilization, important factors in understanding the underlying causes of diseases such as cystic fibrosis, amyloidoses and some forms of autism, was given another funding green light by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke.

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