News : 2017

The Miller School team shows its spirit at the FMA meeting.

Miller School Sends Big Team to Florida Medical Association Annual Meeting

An enthusiastic group of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students, residents and faculty members attended the annual meeting of the Florida Medical Association last month, and one student was honored for his research work at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Medical campus update: Hurricane Irma

The latest on Hurricane Irma and how it is affecting the medical campus.

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The most consistent signs of VIIP are ophthalmic anatomical changes, including flattening of the posterior sclera, known as globe flattening, and protrusion of the optic disk, or nerve protrusion.

Miller School Researchers Find Cause of Visual Changes in Astronauts during Long Spaceflights

A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has determined that certain visual changes in astronauts who have experienced long periods of weightlessness during space missions are due to changes in cerebrospinal fluid — not vascular fluid as previously believed.

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UM Investigators Win $13 Million in Zika Research Grants from Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health announced Feb. 1 the award of 12 grants totaling $13,170,784 from the 2016-17 Zika Research Grant Initiative to investigators at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the University of Miami Health System. The grants are more than half of the $25 million state fund supporting a total of 34 Zika research projects at UM and nine other institutions.

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From left, Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., with Brett Scotch, D.O., President of the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society.

Dr. Joshua D. Lenchus Receives Osteopathic Medical Society’s Achievement Award

Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., associate professor of clinical medicine, anesthesiology and radiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, received the annual President’s Achievement Award from the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society. Lenchus was presented the award at the December board meeting of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association.

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