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South Florida Cancer Center Solidifies Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Sylvester Formalizes Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Dr. Sophia George at the Helm
16-Aug-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sylvester Researchers Receive $9.5 Million Grant to Study Esophageal Cancer

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have received a $9.5 million National Cancer Institute Program Project (P01) grant to investigate esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), the most...
1-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester Leads Study on New Treatment Option for Brain Tumor that Relapses or Fails to Respond to Standard of Care

27-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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John P. Hussman Institute to Lead International Genetic Study of Alzheimer’s Disease in People of Hispanic and African Ancestry

To build a resource that greatly expands Alzheimer’s disease genetic studies in the currently underrepresented African ancestry populations and Hispanic/Latinx groups, the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of...
11-Jul-2022 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester Plays Pivotal Role in Practice-Changing Anal Cancer Prevention Study Published by NEJM

11-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify High Death Rate from Gastric Cancer in South Florida

South Florida counties have above-average rates of mortality from gastric cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Gastroenterology by investigators at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School...
29-Jun-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dysfunctional Gene Leads to Potentially Treatable Hearing Loss

Researchers at the John T. Macdonald Department of Human Genetics and John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have found that inherited mutations in the MINAR2 gene caused deafness in four...
23-Jun-2022 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Lancet Publishes Sylvester-Led Study Defining New Standard of Care for Prostate Cancer Recurrence After Prostatectomy

17-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neurosurgeon Ashish Shah Returns to Sylvester to Head Clinical Trials and Translational Research on Brain Tumors

Ashish Shah, M.D., has assumed the newly created position of director of clinical trials and translational research and principal investigator in the Section of Virology and Immunotherapy at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Brain Tumor...
12-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT

As the country experiences record high temperatures, a University of Miami dermatologist explains why sweat is a natural phenomenon that we often take for granted but that it is crucial for our bodies to remain healthy.

5-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT

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University of Miami Facial Paralysis Expert Can Discuss Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - Justin Bieber Reveals Diagnosis

13-Jun-2022 7:05 AM EDT

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University of Miami Pathology Research Team Sees the COVID-19 Delta Variant Rapidly Rising

31-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT

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University of Miami Researchers are Conducting a Pilot Study to Detect Variants of the Novel Coronavirus. In the Latest Sequencing of Specimens, the Team Recently Detected 2 Delta Variants Among Other Variants of Concern.

29-Jun-2021 11:45 AM EDT

Good afternoon, the FDA today approved aducanumab--the first new therapy for Alzheimer's in 13 years. University of Miami expert Dr. James Galvin would be great for an interview.

7-Jun-2021 3:45 PM EDT

COVID and the Heart, UM Cardiology Experts

21-Aug-2020 11:05 AM EDT

[email protected] pediatrician @LisaGwynn, incoming president of #Florida chapter of the @AmerAcadPeds helped issue new guidance on #reopeningschools calling for safety and science to drive decisions.

31-Jul-2020 2:45 PM EDT

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