Miami CTSI


Diversity Supplement Award Extends Areas of Investigation for Faculty’s Funded RO1


Lina Shehadeh, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI), and Miami CTSI Eureka Translational Medicine Program graduate, recently was awarded a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) diversity supplement award to her funded NHLBI RO1 grant.

9th Annual CHW/Promotores Symposium Returns to S. Florida


The Miami CTSI was a co-sponsor of the 9th Annual Community Health Worker/Promotores Southeast Florida Regional Symposium, which took place on April 26 in Royal Palm Beach and on April 30 at the Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus.

Use ResearchMatch to Help With Recruitment and Feasibility Analysis


University of Miami investigators have access to ResearchMatch, a national database of volunteers for research studies. This unique free recruitment tool, funded by the National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award program, connects researchers and potential participants in a convenient way.

Building a Team of Mentors for Success Was Spotlight of February Connection Gathering


One of the key components of a successful company or organization is its board of directors. The board oversees activities, provides guidance and, overall, acts in the best interest of the organization’s members or a company’s shareholders. Having a personal board of directors in the form of mentors can be just as important in advancing career development, according to Greg Austin, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Junior Faculty Development at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

From left, Stuart Miller, David Roth, M.D., Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., and Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., M.B.A.

Iron Arrow Taps Stuart Miller and Eight Medical Campus Faculty, Alumni and Students


The first indication that something is afoot is the sound of a slow-beating drum moving across campus. When the source of the sound comes into view, you see that the drummer is accompanied by a group of individuals wearing colorful jackets and marching slowly, solemnly in line. For those in the know, the big question is: Who are they looking for this time?

Miller School of Medicine Sets New Record in NIH Research Grant Funding


The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 — a $12.8 million increase over the school’s FFY 2017 total, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

From left, Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., and CTSI Director Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., MS.

Dean Henri R. Ford Launches Interdisciplinary Research Lecture Series


Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., a researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was the inaugural speaker in Dean Henri R. Ford’s Interdisciplinary Research Lecture Series. Dr. Thomas’s lecture was titled “An Integrated, Multidisciplinary Approach for the Prevention and Early Detection of Viral Hepatitis-induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.”