June 13, 2019
Guillermo “Willy” Prado, Ph.D., dean of the University of Miami Graduate School and professor of public health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was named president of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR).
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June 12, 2019
The University of Miami officially launched CHARM — its new Center for HIV and Research in Mental Health — at a reception held June 11 at the Miller School of Medicine. CHARM is funded by a four-year $3.32 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Researchers may apply for up to two $50,000 pilot program awards annually. Initial proposals are due in November, with funding awarded in January of 2020.
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June 04, 2019
José Szapocznik, Ph.D., professor of public health sciences, architecture, psychology, and educational and psychological studies at the University of Miami, will present next month at the International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care in Vienna, Austria.
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June 04, 2019
A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found a link between the use of electronic cigarettes and the risk of development of mycobacteria-related lung infections.
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May 30, 2019
The United Nations’ goal of ending AIDS around the world by 2030 is undeniably ambitious, but within tantalizing reach. Thanks to medications that suppress the once-fatal human immunodeficiency virus and prevent its transmission, new infections have dropped by nearly 50 percent over the past two decades.
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May 29, 2019
While insulin does not cure type 1 diabetes, it helps many people maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, for many people suffering from type 1 brittle diabetes, insulin just isn’t enough. Fortunately, a new treatment may soon be available to help them: islet cell transplantation.
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May 22, 2019
Following the mass shooting tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Fla., on February 14, 2018, MSD alumni and University of Miami students gathered at a campus-held vigil and relied on each other for support. One of the alumni, Alexander Margetts, a neuroscience student at UM, remembers feeling powerless — the tragedy had taken 17 lives in a place close to his heart.
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April 30, 2019
Four representatives from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to participate in the 2019 United Nations Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit.
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April 18, 2019
Seven faculty members at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received awards of recognition at this year’s Zubrod Memorial Lecture.
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April 16, 2019
The Florida Institute for Health Innovation (FIHI) has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), according to Roderick K. King, M.D., M.P.H., director and assistant dean for public health education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and C.E.O. of FIHI.
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