News : 2014 : February

Miller School of Medicine, Schoninger Research Quadrangle

Departments Post Gains in NIH Research Grants

Reflecting the growing recognition of the University of Miami as one of the nation’s preeminent research institutions, six of the Miller School of Medicine’s departments rose in national rankings based on the size of the research grants they received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2013 federal fiscal year. The gains were especially significant in a year that saw across-the-board reductions in NIH grants.

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Krishna Komanduri, M.D., second from right, celebrates his Laboratory of the Year award with, front row from left, Lizzeth Meza, Despina Kolonias, and Melanie Peapell, and back row from left, Eric Wieder, Ph.D., Daniel Dammrich, M.D., Dietlinde Wolf, Ph.D., and Cara Benjamin, Ph.D.

Three Miller School Labs Named “Lab of the Year”

Three labs on the Miller School campus tied for the 2013 Lab of the Year award from the University of Miami Office of Environmental Health and Safety. The chemistry research lab of College of Arts and Sciences Dean Leonidas G. Bachas on the Coral Gables campus received the same honor.

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