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News & Articles : 2015

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D.

Susan G. Komen Awards Grant to Sylvester Breast Cancer Researcher

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., breast cancer researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received a three-year Career Catalyst Award of $450,000 from Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research.

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Helen M. Bramlett, Ph.D., with W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

Drs. Helen M. Bramlett and W. Dalton Dietrich Receive $2 million NIH Research Grant

Helen M. Bramlett, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and psychology, and W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., Scientific Director of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science, and professor of neurological surgery, neurology and cell biology, have been awarded a five-year $2 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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From left, medical students Alexandra Cocores and Houda Boucekkine with Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Medical Students Honor Outstanding Teachers at 2015 Paff Awards Ceremony

For Miller School medical students and teachers, the 2015 George Paff Teaching Awards Ceremony was a warm and memorable experience, punctuated by tears of joy, plenty of hugs and a baby’s cry.

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Survivors observe rubble in Nepal following the earthquake..

Miller School Students from Nepal Plead for Help for Earthquake Survivors

When Shaurya Joshi, a Ph.D. student in biomedical science in the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, heard about the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday, his first thoughts were of his mom and relatives living in the nation’s capital, Katmandu.

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John L. Bixby, Ph.D., and Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Collaborate in Use of Cancer Drug for Spinal Cord Repair

A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers, collaborating with investigators at other institutions, has demonstrated that the cancer drug epothilone promotes regeneration and locomotor recovery following spinal cord injury in adult rats. The research was recently published in Science.

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Dr. Grace Zhai Laboratory researchers.

Two Miller School Labs Recognized as “Labs of the Year”

Two labs on the Miller School of Medicine campus recently received 2014 Lab of the Year Awards from the University of Miami Office of Environmental Health and Safety. The Miller School awardees were the labs of Grace Zhai, Ph.D., associate professor of molecular and cellular pharmacology, and Theodore Lampidis, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy.

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David Loewenstein, Ph.D.

Miller School Investigators Receive Grant Awards for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been awarded more than $900,000 in grant awards from the Florida Department of Health to be used for projects supporting research leading to the prevention or cure of Alzheimer’s disease.

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