A review article, “Wound repair and regeneration: Mechanisms, signaling and translation,” was written by Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., and co-authors explores emerging concepts in tissue regeneration and repair, and provides perspectives on how to translate current knowledge into viable clinical approaches for treating patients.
News & Events : 2014
Five thousand miles and 1,000 years of architecture separate pre-Renaissance Pisa and modern Miami, but a pair of dermatologist brothers — born in Tuscany and raised in South Florida — has bridged the gaps between the two cities with medical conference and student-exchange program initiatives.
Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., professor of dermatology and Director of the Wound Healing and Regenerative Medicine Research Program in the Department of Dermatology, has been elected to the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council Working Group. The committee provides trans-NIH programmatic input and serves as an advisory group regarding grant initiatives related to BD2K projects.
Thanks to an inimitably successful two years of research at the Miller School, Shailee Patel can add a remarkable list of accomplishments to her curriculum vitae as she heads back to medical school to complete her fourth-year clinical rotations.
The Miller School and Berg, a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company, have entered into a collaborative research and development agreement to share research and data while seeding critical projects in the areas of cancer, metabolic diseases and diseases of the central nervous system.
A team of Miller School researchers has taken the first step toward discovering an answer to one of the human body’s elusive mysteries — why wounds, especially those that occur in the lower legs, heal in some people and not in others.
A multidisciplinary study led by Tongyu Cao Wikramanayake, Ph.D., research assistant professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, has pinpointed multiple roles of the little-known protein-coding gene Mpzl3 (myelin protein zero-like 3).
A new Miller School study led by James Grichnik, M.D., Ph.D., professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, provides new insights into the genetic mutations that can lead to melanomas. “Mutations driving melanoma growth have diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic implications,” said Grichnik.
Do you think you can outrun Dean Goldschmidt or keep up with 2012 U.S. Olympian Manuel Huerta? Are you interested in getting a free skin cancer screening from Miller School dermatologists?
The Miller School’s Women in Academic Medicine (WIAM) hosted an intimate January 21 reception at the home of Anne Burdick, M.D., Ph.D., professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery and Associate Dean for TeleHealth and Clinical Outreach, honoring women in academic medicine and recent successes and achievements of women faculty at UM.