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Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., Sonjia Kenya, Ed.D., Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., and Lee Sanders, M.D.

Researchers Win NCI Grant to Reduce Cervical Cancer in Minorities

10.08.2010

Researchers and physicians at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine continue to break new ground in research that benefits the medically underserved. The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded more than $4.2 million in funding to a five-year Miller School project aimed at reducing the excess rate of cervical cancer among minority women.

Richard J. Cote, M.D., professor and chair of pathology

Portable Filter-based Microdevice Detects Circulating Tumor Cells

10.05.2010

A group of scientists and physicians, led by Richard J. Cote, M.D., professor and chair of pathology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has developed a novel filter-based microdevice that detects and characterizes circulating tumor cells, which "could transform the way cancer is diagnosed and treated," says Cote.