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Alzheimer's disease research team.

New Grants Expand Miller School Researchers’ Pursuit of Genetic Connections to Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics have been awarded two new contracts from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health. These newly awarded contracts are part of a global initiative to detect genetic factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk in an effort to identify new targets for drug development.

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W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

Miami Project Researchers Receive $1.6 Million Grant to Study Brain Temperature Effect on Concussion

W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., Scientific Director of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science, and colleagues have received a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke award to study the importance of brain temperature on mild traumatic brain injury or concussion.

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Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D.

UM Neurologists and Neurointerventionalists Revolutionize Standard of Care for Acute Ischemic Stroke

When treating a patient experiencing an acute ischemic stroke, time is the enemy. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology has one of the largest stroke centers in the country, and its physicians, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, were among the first to introduce a rapid new procedure known as mechanical thrombectomy in South Florida.

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