News : 2010

Basic Science Chairs Launch Discovery Science Grand Rounds

The basic science department chairs at the Miller School will host the Discovery Science Grand Rounds the second Thursday of each month starting January 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium.

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Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.S.

Dr. Sylvia Daunert Named Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

A brilliant educator and biochemist internationally renowned for her work in bioanalytical chemistry, and her focus on developing outstanding new molecular devices to help detect or treat health and environmental disorders, has been named chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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May Abdel-Wahab, M.D., and Sheldon Greer, Ph.D.

Clinical Trial for Metastatic Brain Cancer Launching at Sylvester

Patients battling lung and breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain currently have limited effective treatment options. This has created a critical need for the development of new therapies. Researchers at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have just received approval to begin enrolling patients…

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The new AAP inductees are from left: Richard Cote, M.D., Camillo Ricordi, M.D., Antonio Bianco, M.D., Ph.D., and Joyce Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D.

Four Faculty Members Inducted into Association of American Physicians

Four University of Miami Miller School of Medicine physicians have been inducted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP), founded in 1885 for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” Induction is considered a great honor as members have included Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Science and the Institute of Medicine.

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Michael D. Norenberg, M.D.

UM Pathologist Wins Annual VA Research Award

Michael D. Norenberg, M.D., professor of pathology and biochemistry and molecular biology at the Miller School of Medicine and staff neuropathologist at the Miami VA Medical Center, has received the William S. Middleton Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Established 50 years ago, the Middleton Award is the highest honor presented annually by the Research and Development Office of the VA.

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