News : 2012

Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., left, and James D. Wilkinson, M.D., M.P.H.

Miller School Studies Provide New Transplant Guidance for Pediatric Heart Diseases

Three groundbreaking studies by Miller School researchers provide significant new guidance on heart transplantation for children afflicted with one of the three forms of cardiomyopathy, diseases of the heart muscle.

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Michael Freundlich, M.D.

Study Finds Link Between Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Risk in Children

In a study led by Michael Freundlich, M.D., professor of clinical pediatrics, and Wacharee Seeherunvong, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, researchers in the Divisions of Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatric Cardiology found that elevated levels of the hormone fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23) are strongly associated with heart disease in children and adolescents with advanced chronic kidney disease.

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UHealth Expands in Plantation

As UHealth continues to build and expand its clinical practice, UHealth experts are now available at the newly opened UHealth Plantation. Located in central Broward County in the Crossroads Office Park, UHealth Plantation is just minutes from I-595 and University Drive, providing easy access to high-quality care and services in one central location.

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