News : 2013 : November

George W. Burke III, M.D., and Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., were among the researchers who helped uncover a new treatment option for reoccurring kidney disease.

Study Finds New Treatment Option for Recurrent Kidney Disease

In a multi-institutional study led at the Miller School by George W. Burke III, M.D., professor of surgery, and Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and the Peggy and Harold Katz Family Chair in Kidney & Vascular Disease Research, physician-scientists have uncovered a new treatment option for recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), an idiopathic disease that causes kidney failure.

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Carl Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., seated, is surrounded by, from left, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Alan Livingstone, M.D., and UM President Donna E. Shalala, as he receives the Eunice Bernhard Endowed Chair.

Burn Specialist Carl I. Schulman Honored with the Eunice Bernhard Endowed Chair

Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H., one of the Miller School’s leading clinicians, researchers and educators, was honored October 29 with the presentation of the Eunice Bernhard Endowed Chair in the Division of Burns in the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery.

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