News : 2016 : March

UHealth Continuing Medical Education

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Sylvester’s Molecular Tumor Board: Integrating Clinical & Molecular Expertise

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J. William Harbour, M.D.

New Biomarker Identifies Eye Cancer Patients at High Risk for Metastasis

A study by J. William Harbour, M.D., Associate Director for Basic Research and leader of the Eye Cancer Site Disease Group at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and colleagues, published today in Clinical Cancer Research, details the discovery of a biomarker that puts patients at a higher risk for metastasis of uveal melanoma.

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Bernard S. Baumel, M.D.

UHealth Launches Clinical Trial to Treat Alzheimer’s

Neurologists at UHealth – the University of Miami Health System are starting a clinical trial to treat Alzheimer’s disease — what will be the first in the U.S. to use mesenchymal stem cells. The study, which is designed to determine the safety of this treatment strategy, will be open to patients at UHealth with mild Alzheimer’s disease symptoms who are otherwise healthy.

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