News : 2014 : December

Gwendolyn B. Scott, M.D., left, and Margaret A. Fischl, M.D.

Miller School Researchers Receive $5.67 Million Grant for HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials

Two researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have received a $5.67 million four-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to continue their clinical trials of adult and pediatric patients with HIV/AIDS. It is the latest in a series of federal HIV/AIDS grants to the Miller School, dating back to 1986.

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Yamelys Gonzalez, left, with CFLF's Adam Ridley and Andrew Colin, M.D.

Patient Receives 500th Exercise Grant from Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation

The Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation celebrated its 500th recreation grant at the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute on Monday. The foundation is a non-profit that provides grants to Cystic Fibrosis patients to encourage exercise-based activities that benefit lung function, and this week it honored a patient treated by specialists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

UHealth Leaders Urge Gun Safety at Free Gun Lock Distribution

University of Miami Health System pediatricians and leaders were joined by law enforcement and education on the UM/Jackson Memorial campus on Thursday, December 4, to make a public plea to parents and other adults to be responsible and always use firearm safety measures. While there, the Miami-Dade Police Department also distributed free gun locks.

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