Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


Ramin Shiekhattar, Ph.D.

Genetics Researcher at Sylvester Identifies Cellular Process Implicated in Cancer and Other Diseases


A Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center genetics researcher has identified a basic cellular process that could lead to new treatment strategies for cancer and other diseases. “We are deepening our understanding of the complex processes that turn genes ‘on and off’ in the development of both normal and abnormal tissues,” said Ramin Shiekhattar, Ph.D., Director of the Cancer Epigenetics Research Program.

Izidore Lossos, M.D.

Lymphoma Physician-Researcher at Sylvester Awarded Key Bridge Grant from ASH


Izidore Lossos, M.D., leader of the Lymphoma Program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received a prestigious Bridge Grant from the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society focused on the causes and treatments of blood disorders.

Keyvan Nouri, M.D.

Early Study Finds Many Parents Not Shielding Babies from Sun’s Harmful Rays


Despite routine warnings about the dangers of extreme sun exposure, many parents are not taking appropriate steps to protect their babies. That’s the finding of a small study conducted by skin cancer experts at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Register for Dermatology 2015 – November 21-22


The Dermatology 2015 conference will take place November 21-22 at The Alexander Hotel on Miami Beach. Those interested in attending should register before October 23 to receive early bird registration pricing.