From lectures and mammograms, to walks, runs and a signature football game, all employees and their families are invited to take part and show their support for Sylvester patients, survivors, physicians, researchers, nurses and everyone else affected by breast cancer.
Doctors strive to stop abnormal cell growth in high-risk patients before cancer develops
Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., breast cancer researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a three-year Career Catalyst Award of $450,000 from Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research.
A new University of Miami study, aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive decline among Latinos and Hispanics, could help delay or even prevent its onset thanks to a $5.67 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging.
Mindful Tuesdays is a weekly program sponsored by the University of Miami Mind Body Medical Group, in partnership with the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, the Department of Public Health Sciences and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program.
Richard J. Cote, M.D., professor and Joseph R. Coulter, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pathology, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Director of BioNIUM, will be a panelist on a webinar today that will address strategies for laboratories to deliver value in ways that increase reimbursement for their lab testing services.
With an eye toward finding leading-edge therapies to battle cancer, representatives of The Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation recently made a generous pledge to support the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Gabriella Coimbra, Isaiah Hazel and other childhood cancer patients were the center of attention at a press briefing September 8, when Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Hospital Administrator and CEO Richard Ballard joined Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Commissioner Rebeca Sosa to launch the county’s “Be Bold. Be Gold.” campaign to raise funds for childhood cancer research.
Join your colleagues to represent the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, one of the largest breast cancer awareness events in South Florida. Invite your family, friends and coworkers to raise awareness, support physicians and researchers, salute survivors and honor those who have fought the battle.
A genetics researcher at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has identified a protein that drives the development of embryonic stem cells into functional cardiac cells — a finding that could lead to a better understanding of heart disease.
Research from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has identified an enzyme’s key role in the production of blood cells — a finding that could lead to new clinical strategies for inhibiting cancer.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is leading a new research partnership with South Florida Fire Rescue Departments to understand why firefighters face a high risk of cancer and find ways to improve their health and safety.
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., 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.