Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


Sylvester Researchers Awarded Millions for Breast Cancer Study in Black Women


A team of researchers from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of stress management in black women with breast cancer. The scientists want to develop innovative and effective ways to help underserved women as they navigate a difficult time in their lives.

Sylvester Researcher Expands Breakthrough Immune System Findings


A prominent researcher at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Miller School, has taken another major step in understanding the mechanisms of the immune system. For the second year in a row, Glen N. Barber, Ph.D., professor of medicine and Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Cancer Research, and Hiroki Ishikawa, Ph.D., a post-doctoral fellow, have published their findings in the prestigious journal Nature.