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Join us for the Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series!

Please join us on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4PM.

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Join us for the Human Genetics Grand Rounds Hemispheric Series!

Please join us on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12PM.

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Alana L. Grajewski, M.D.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Opens Samuel & Ethel Balkan Pediatric Glaucoma Center

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, has opened the Samuel & Ethel Balkan International Pediatric Glaucoma Center, the world’s first integrated services center dedicated to helping infants and children with glaucoma, a blinding condition associated with high pressure within the eye that damages the optic nerve that carries signals from the eye to the brain.

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2017 National MS Gala Luncheon

Drs. Margaret Pericak-Vance, Jeffery Vance, Jacob McCauley and Ashley Beecham, graduate student at the HIHG, attend the 34th Annual National MS Gala Luncheon for the National MS Society-South Florida Chapter on January 18, 2017.

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From left, Daniel Ferraresi, Eliana C. Martinez, M.D., Ph.D., Judy Schaechter, M.D., MBA, Emmalee S. Bandstra, M.D., Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., Jon Batchelor, Sandy Batchelor, Julio Frenk, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Dr. Emmalee S. Bandstra Honored with 2016 Micah Batchelor Award

Renowned for her expertise in perinatal substance abuse, Emmalee S. Bandstra, M.D., recently received the prestigious 2016 Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. The award was presented November 8 during a ceremony at the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute before Batchelor family members and trustees of the Batchelor Family Foundation, UM and Miller School of Medicine leadership.

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