News : 2012 : September

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Miller School Mourns Passing of Renowned Geneticist Louis J. “Skip” Elsas Jr., M.D.

Louis J. “Skip” Elsas Jr., M.D., a renowned geneticist and the first director of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Center for Medical Genetics at the Miller School of Medicine, passed away peacefully in Atlanta early Sunday morning, surrounded by his family. He was 75.

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Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series

Save the Date September 17, 2012 – “Genetics of Familial Essential Tremor”

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Miami's Hussman Institute Lands $2.5M for Persistent Pain Biomarker Hunt GenomeWeb

Researchers at the University of Miami School of Medicine plan to use a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to discover DNA variants that may function as biomarkers for susceptibility and therapeutic response for patients who suffer from persistent pain, the university said yesterday.

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