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Eckhard Podack, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Joseph Rosenblatt, M.D.

FDA Approves New Lymphoma Drug Based on Miller School Research

August 26, 2011

Offering hope to lymphoma patients who have exhausted their treatment options, the Food and Drug Administration just approved a new drug which was based on an antibody developed at the Miller School of Medicine and has proven effective in recent clinical trials against Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL) and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in patients for whom standard therapies failed.

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Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D.

Cardiac Researchers Discover Predictor of Stem Cell Efficacy in Treating Heart Failure

August 24, 2011

Stem cell researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have made another discovery advancing the field of cardiac stem cells. Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, has led a team of researchers in discovering a factor that can serve as a predictor of stem cell development into blood vessels, a key finding for future applications.

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Silvina Levis, M.D.

UM Study Shows Soy Does Not Help Women During Menopause

August 08, 2011

Soy supplements do not help women in menopause, according to the findings of a two-year, $3 million study conducted at the Miller School’s Osteoporosis Center. The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health to determine if the widely popular product could preserve bone health and ease symptoms in the first years of menopause.

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