UHealth - University of Miami Health System

October 2015

UHealth and the Miller School of Medicine push the boundaries of medical science every day.

Focusing On You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine, our 90 second vignette series, takes viewers inside our health system to share in triumphs as we discover cures for diseases, save lives with new surgical procedures, and give hope to patients who feared they may not see another day.

Each vignettes covers a specific topic, from cardiac surgery to stem cell research, and shows how the medical pioneers at UHealth are changing the face of medicine.

Focusing on You: Alejandra Perez, M.D.

During the October 27 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Alejandra Perez, M.D., Breast Program Director at Sylvester at Plantation, discusses immunotherapies for the treatment of breast cancer.

Focusing on You: Carol L. Karp, M.D.

During the October 20 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Carol L. Karp, M.D., ophthalmologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses novel diagnostics for eye tumors.

Focusing on You: Monica M. Yepes, M.D.

During the October 13th segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Monica M. Yepes, M.D., Breast Radiologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses improving breast imaging.

Focusing on You: Joyce M. Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D.

During the October 6th segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Joyce M. Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses improving breast cancer therapies.

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