News : 2013 : August

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Internship immerses students in medical research

The Knight Foundation recently posted an article on their Blog Site about this year’s JJ Vance Summer Internship please follow the link to read more!

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Vancover Island family hopes young mother's death from rare disorder can help others

The Vancouver Sun ran a story about one of our former participants who recently died from thrombotic storm, a rare blood clotting disorder, and the HIHG’s thrombotic storm research. It discussed how by participating in our study, Karen Roberts and her family may be able to help others. It also included an interview with the HIHG’s Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., and Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hussman Institute Hosts Gifted High School Students for JJ Vance Memorial Internship

The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the Miller School hosted eight high school interns for the 2013 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship in the Biological and Computational Sciences, which offers rising seniors from Miami-area high schools a unique opportunity to be directly involved in scientific research

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2013 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Interns are, back row, from left, Kevin Clark, Kassala Collington, Sachin Parekh, and Michael Ivory, and front row, from left, Julie Luo, Briana Ramirez, Tiffanie Henriquez, and Isabelle Csete.

Hussman Institute Hosts Gifted High School Students for JJ Vance Memorial Internship

The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the Miller School hosted eight high school interns for the 2013 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship in the Biological and Computational Sciences, which offers rising seniors from Miami-area high schools a unique opportunity to be directly involved in scientific research.

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R. Rodney Howell, M.D.

FDA Honors R. Rodney Howell As Hero of Rare Diseases

R. Rodney Howell, M.D., professor and chair emeritus of pediatrics who champions disease prevention through newborn screenings, has been recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a “Rare Disease Hero.”

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