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From left, Drs. Eric Cecala Peterson, Dileep R. Yavagal, and Robert M. Starke.

Miller School Leads in Transradial Access for Neurological Interventions

In 2018, Theresa Keith Horne of Pascagoula, Mississippi, had a dangerous aneurysm in a brain artery that was causing serious vision problems. She started seeing double and had a bloodshot and swollen, bulging left eye. After several specialists were unable to determine the problem, Horne sought care at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – where neurosurgery was recommended.

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Dr. Barry Baumel

Miller School to Launch Study of Multiple Stem Cell Injections for Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

A series of stem cell treatments over time might be more effective than a single injection for a chronic and debilitating condition like Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the premise for the first clinical trial to evaluate multiple stem cell injections in people living with mild Alzheimer’s disease.

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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S

Study Shows No Additional Benefit of Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Certain Strokes

Researchers are always seeking a better method of stroke prevention than aspirin, but a recent multi-center study that included the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine showed that oral anticoagulants presented no significant benefit for preventing recurrent stroke for patients with embolic strokes of undetermined source (ESUS).

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