News : 2014 : December

Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H., and Antonia Eyssallenne, M.D., Ph.D.

Haiti Trauma Hospital Receives 24-Hour Telemedicine Support

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has just launched a telemedicine program that provides doctors at Haiti’s only trauma, critical care and rehabilitation hospital with access to around-the-clock medical support through live video communication with UM trauma specialists.

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Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.

Katz Center Builds Global Reputation for Excellence in Kidney Disease Research

When the American Society of Nephrology held its annual Kidney Week global conference in Philadelphia, the Center’s entire research team was in attendance because every one of their submissions had been accepted for presentation. Earlier in the month, the Center signed a $3.3 million contract with Swiss-based pharmaceutical giant Hoffmann-LaRoche for drug discovery related to two rare kidney diseases.

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