News : 2012 : March

Valbona Bushi hugs daughter Angela after a news conference.

Six-Year-Old Recovers from First-of-Its-Kind Liver, Pancreas and Kidney Transplant

Transplant surgeons from UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital performed an innovative and unprecedented combined transplant of a liver, two kidneys and a pancreas on 6-year-old Angela Bushi, who was discharged on February 23.

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Phillip Ruiz, M.D., Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Describe Regulatory RNA Molecules Operative in Human Graft Rejection

A team of investigators in the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics and at the Miami Transplant Institute have discovered a restricted number of activated regulatory miRNAs that are related to the presence of aggressive alloreactive processes in intestinal transplant biopsies.

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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., pays tribute to the life and work of Jeffrey Augenstein, M.D., Ph.D., at a February 28 memorial.

Emotional Tributes Honor Miller School Trauma Surgeon Jeffrey Augenstein

The life and work of Jeffrey Augenstein, M.D., Ph.D., Miller School professor of surgery, and trauma injury prevention and telemedicine pioneer, who died in Los Angeles on February 11, was memorialized with emotional tributes from friends and colleagues.

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