News : 2012 : August

Roy C. Levitt, M.D., and Eden R. Martin, Ph.D.

Department of Anesthesiology and Hussman Institute Team Up to Fight Pain

Roy C. Levitt, M.D., and statistical geneticist Eden R. Martin, Ph.D., have been awarded a five-year $2.5 million NIH grant to study genetic susceptibility to certain persistent pain syndromes.

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Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Pinpoint Mechanism that Halts Healing of Venous Ulcers

A team of researchers led by the Miller School’s Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, has discovered that aberrantly expressed microRNAs inhibit the healing of chronic venous ulcers.

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Department of Anesthesiology and Hussman Institute for Human Genomics Pair Up to Fight Pain

August 28, 2012 – Roy C. Levitt, M.D., professor of anesthesiology and director of translational research and academic affairs, and statistical geneticist Eden R. Martin, Ph.D., professor of human genetics and director of the Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, have been awarded a five-year $2.5 million NIH grant to study genetic susceptibility to certain persistent pain syndromes.

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Research associate Angela Dajnoki checks a tandem mass spectrometer at the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, where students can now pursue a master's in genomic medicine.

Miller School Launches First-of-Its Kind Genomic Medicine Master’s Program

First-year medical students at the Miller School now have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Genomic Medicine along with their medical degree, a program unique to the University of Miami.

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From left, William K. Scott, Ph.D., Stephan Züchner, M.D., and Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D., received more than $2 million in research grants.

Genomics and Genetics Researchers Awarded More than $2M in Grants

Three researchers at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, who are also faculty members at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics have been awarded more than $2 million in grants to advance genetic research on Staphylococcus aureus infections, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and age-related macular degeneration.

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Genomics and Genetics Researchers Awarded More than $2M in Grants

August 14, 2012 – Three researchers at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, who are also faculty members at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics have been awarded more than $2 million in grants to advance genetic research on Staphylococcus aureus infections, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and age-related macular degeneration.

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