News : 2014 : May

Marilyn K. Glassberg, M.D.

NEJM Publishes Research Finding Medication Slows Devastating Lung Disease

An international team of researchers, including Miller School pulmonologist Marilyn K. Glassberg, M.D., has confirmed the results of earlier trials that pirfenidone, a medication already approved for use in nearly three dozen countries, is effective in slowing the progress of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Their findings were published in the May 20 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Tomas A. Salerno, M.D.

Dr. Tomas A. Salerno Elected Chair of the Faculty Senate

Message from Dean Goldschmidt: It is with great pride that I announce to you that our colleague Tomas A. Salerno, M.D., professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, has been elected Chair of the Faculty Senate. His one-year term will begin June 1.

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