Accompanied by the Miller School's Joseph Rosenblatt, M.D., and Michael Lewis, MD., Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., joined Florida Governor Rick Scott last month on a trade mission to Israel aimed at attracting Israeli companies to Florida and fostering stronger ties between the Sunshine State and the Jewish state.
Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mark “Super” Duper had a rough ride during the second annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge on November 5, 2011. He never dreamed that as he was riding his bicycle to raise money for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in memory of Dolphins great Jim “Mad Dog” Mandich, there was a cancerous tumor growing inside his own body.
Thanks to a $2 million gift from businessman, philanthropist, and UM alumnus Alexander “Alex” Daly, UHealth-University of Miami Health System’s youngest cancer patients soon will receive outpatient care in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility that caters to the unique needs of children.
Keyvan Nouri, M.D., the Richard Helfman Professor of Dermatologic Surgery, director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Dermatology, and Laser Surgery, and chief of Dermatology Services, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, accepted the first Louis C. Skinner, Jr., M.D., Endowed Chair in Dermatology at a January 18 ceremony on the Miller School campus.
A team of Miller School physician-scientists has demonstrated that an antagonist of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) has the ability to suppress the progression of late stage prostate cancer.