News : 2012 : November

Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Study Finds Social Networking Sites a Growing Factor in Medical Student and Resident Selections

In the largest study of its kind, Miller School researchers who queried hundreds of medical school admissions and residency selection professionals conclude that social networking sites will increasingly influence the selection of medical students and physician trainees in the U.S.

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Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H., left, and Evangelos Badiavas, M.D., Ph.D.

Miller School Physician/Scientists Receive $3M Grant to Treat Burn Wounds with Stem Cells

A Miller School trauma surgeon who cares for burn patients and a dermatologist who is already healing chronic wounds with stem cells have been awarded $3 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct the nation’s first clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of using donor mesenchymal stem cells to promote healing and reduce scarring in acute burn patients.

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