News : 2015 : February

Ronald Desrosiers, Ph.D.

Study in Nature Reports Antibody-Like Molecule Protects Against HIV/AIDS

A collaborative research team has found that an antibody-like molecule provides long-term protection against HIV/AIDS infection, according to a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher who played a contributory role in the study.

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Michael D. Norenberg, M.D.

Journal Honors Pathologist Dr. Michael D. Norenberg with Dedicated Issue

The academic journal Neurochemical Research has bestowed a rare honor upon Miller School of Medicine physician-scientist Michael D. Norenberg, M.D., professor of pathology, biochemistry and molecular biology, neurology and neurological surgery, and a member of the staff of the Miami VA Medical Center, by dedicating its February issue to his contributions to the fields of neuroscience and neuropathology.

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Merce Jorda, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Monica T. Garcia-Buitrago, M.D.

Abstract on Pathology’s Success with Lean Six Sigma Method Accepted at Top Conference

Merce Jorda, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology and Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology in the Department of Pathology, will present her abstract titled “Successful Implementation of Six Sigma Methodology in Gastrointestinal Pathology Service” at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology’s (USCAP) 104th Annual Meeting in Boston. The meeting, held March 21 to 27, is the world’s largest gathering of pathology profes

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From left: Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.; Leonidas Bachas, Ph.D.; Ram Datar, Ph.D.; Richard J. Cote, M.D.; Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.S.; Thomas J. LeBlanc, Ph.D.; President Donna E. Shalala,; Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Board Members Thomas Mark, M.D., Steven Pabalan, M.D., Karl Smiley, M.D., Margaret Starner, CFP, Gary Dix, CPA, and Dean Roller, M.D.; Foundation Executive Director Kim Greene, LCSW, Rodney Howell, M.D.; and James Tien, Ph.D.

Grand Opening Held for the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation BioNIUM Nanofabrication Facility

The new nanofabrication facility at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute at the University of Miami (BioNIUM) gives researchers the latest technology to make major advances in the fast-growing field of biomedical nanotechnology.

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Grand Opening of Nanofabrication Facility

Grand opening of the Dr. John T. MacDonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute’s nanofabrication facility located at UM’s Miller School of Medicine.


Opening Photos

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