News : 2012 : September

Louis J. “Skip” Elsas Jr., M.D.

Miller School Mourns Passing of Renowned Geneticist Louis J. “Skip” Elsas Jr., M.D.

Louis J. “Skip” Elsas Jr., M.D., a renowned geneticist and the first director of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Center for Medical Genetics at the Miller School of Medicine, passed away peacefully in Atlanta early Sunday morning, surrounded by his family. He was 75.

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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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