News and Media : 2011

Gustavo Fernandez, M.D., the study’s principal investigator, readies patient Robert Chambers for his last dose of the promising drug.

Out of Options, First Patient in Bladder Cancer Trial Now Has Hope

When Robert Chambers became the first patient to receive a potential new bladder cancer therapy developed by Miller School Nobel laureate Andrew V. Schally, he was out of treatment options, and hope. But after his final dose of the promising drug, Chambers is feeling better.

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University of Miami/Jackson medical campus

Five UM/Jackson Programs Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Five University of Miami Miller School of Medicine programs at Jackson Memorial Medical Center (UM/Jackson) have been ranked among the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey, with UM’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked Number One in ophthalmology for the eighth year in a row.

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From left, Steven Falcone, M.D., Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., Alan Livingstone, M.D., and Eduardo de Marchena, M.D.

Transplant Pioneer Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., Receives First UMMG Faculty Hero Award

When transplant surgeon Gaetano Ciancio rushed from the operating room to the transplant conference room last Thursday, just a tad late for his 3 p.m. meeting with the chairman of surgery, he was greeted by a room full of applauding colleagues and admirers.

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