News : 2015 : October

Ronald Desrosiers, Ph.D.

Newly Discovered Virology Principle Helps Guide Vaccine Development

A new study by researchers at the Miller School of Medicine describes for the first time a new general principal of virology — that all members of the six persistent families use an unusual strategy to stringently regulate, in a time-ordered fashion, the expression of the proteins that make up the virus particle.

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Department of Pathology staffers wore pink lab coats -- and shared pink donuts -- to support breast cancer research.

Department of Pathology Hosts ‘PINK’ Day

On October 22, in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Department of Pathology engaged its teams in a day of thankfulness and purpose. In keeping with the thematic use of the color pink in October, the department decided to give ‘PINK’ its own special meaning.

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The directors of the three participating cancer centers, from left, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., of Sylvester, Thomas Sellers, Ph.D., of Moffitt, and Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., of UF Health.

Personalized Medicine Conference Highlights Progress in Cancer Therapies

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine joined other renowned Florida cancer centers hosting the 2nd Annual Beyond the Promise: Addressing Evidence and Value in Personalized Medicine Conference in Tampa Oct. 2 and 3.

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From left, Ashutosh Agarwal, Ph.D., Jean-Pierre Bardet, Ph.D., Gloria Marina Bellelli, Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., Paolo Di Nardo, M.D., and Richard J. Cote, M.D.

Italian Biomedical Researchers Visit Miller School to Discuss Collaboration Opportunities

A delegation of Italian scientists and biomedical engineering specialists visited the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on October 1 to explore potential multi-disciplinary collaborations in nanotechnology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., receiving a flu shot.

Schedule a Flu Shot Session for Your Group

UHealth annual influenza vaccination is a safety priority and in the best interest of our patients and our employees. We are asking everyone in the UHealth community to get a flu shot. We can come to you! For large departments, one of the best ways to get to compliance quickly is to organize a vaccination session dedicated to your group. For this program, you’ll need 10 or more people to participate.

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