News : 2014 : September

A member of the U.S. military's Joint Task Force Bravo unit uses the Global MedAid app to process patients during a mock hurricane exercise.

New Mobile App Designed to Improve Emergency Response in Third World

Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H., professor of surgery in the Divisions of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care and Burns, has developed a lightweight, wireless, Android-based app to help medical responders in remote locations capture data during times of disaster.

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Alice Tomei, Ph.D., and Peter Buchwald, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Awarded Grants to Find Treatments and Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Two University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers have been awarded funding from the Iacocca Foundation, a nationally renowned organization committed to funding innovative research in the hopes of finding a cure for type 1 diabetes.

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Keith A. Webster, Ph.D.

Miller School-Based Vascular Biotechnology Company Receives Start-Up Funding

In the first joint investment resulting from a novel public/private alliance, Integene International Holdings, a vascular biotechnology company led by Keith A. Webster, Ph.D., professor of molecular and cellular pharmacology and the Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Vascular Biology, has received $600,000 in start-up capital.

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