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World Health Organization Taps Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Global Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Recognizing Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s enduring commitment to addressing the inequities that perpetuate cervical cancer in South Florida and beyond, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday designated the University of Miami...
17-Nov-2021 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Desai Sethi Family Foundation Commits $20 Million to Fund Creation of Urology Institute at Miller School

In an effort to further position the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine as a global leader in the field of urology, the Desai Sethi Family Foundation has made an extraordinary commitment of $20 million to the Miller School’s...
12-Nov-2021 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Hussman Institute to Co-Lead $31.7 Million NIA Grant to Create Harmonized Dataset for Alzheimer’s, Dementia Research

Researchers with the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will serve as principal investigators for a major five-year initiative with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the...
7-Oct-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Miami Urologist Receives Major NIH Grant to Study Regenerative Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine urologist was awarded a significant R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a first-of-its-kind study for treating erectile dysfunction using a combination of platelet-rich plasma...
27-Sep-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Miami Urologists Study How Plant-Based Diets Impact Men's Health

Studies show that plant-based diets can help lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA levels), improve serum testosterone and erectile dysfunction.
23-Sep-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester Researchers Explore Cancer Risks at Surfside Condo Collapse

“We were uniquely positioned to take the evidence gleaned from our ongoing effort to address why firefighters are at increased risk of cancer incidence and mortality and rapidly translate it to a disaster that could augment this risk...
10-Sep-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wearable Technology Gives Sylvester Neurosurgeons New Tool to Remove Tumors and Preserve Healthy Tissue

Neurosurgeons in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System, are the first in Florida to adopt the Reveal fluorescence-guided system. This head-worn device provides better illumination, giving surgeons...
30-Aug-2021 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH Chooses University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for Multicenter Liver Cirrhosis Network

In a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine was selected for a nationwide Liver Cirrhosis Network. Researchers in the network’s 10 academic medical centers will share patient data and...
18-Aug-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ann Dux
Director of Communications and Media Relations for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center



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Assistant Director, Media Relations & Medical Communications



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Director of Media Relations & Medical Communications