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UM/Sylvester Scientist Identifies Proteins Linked to Inflammation and Cancer

04.29.2008

Edward W. Harhaj, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, co-authored a study that identified a complex set of proteins essential in limiting inflammation that is targeted by a viral protein, which in turn, causes a type of cancer. The study has been published in the journal Nature Immunology.

University of Miami Health System to Host Women’s Health Day

04.27.2008

The week of May 11-17 has been designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health as a time when families, communities, businesses, government, health organizations and other groups work together to educate women about steps they can take to improve physical and mental health and prevent disease.