The University’s WalkSafe Program and Hibiscus Elementary in Miami Gardens co-hosted Walk to School Day – an internationally and nationally celebrated event – on October 8 along with special guests to advocate for safety and health. In addition to the general festivities, the event showcased the Walksafe Poster Contest winners and special guests Sebastian the Ibis, Burnie from the Miami HEAT and Billy the Marlin.
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ALS Team Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently published a study that found a lack of accredited outpatient vascular testing facilities in some regions throughout the U.S., including the southern stroke belt.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, have awarded University of Miami Miller School of Medicine neurologist Michael Benatar, M.D., Ph.D., a $6.24 million cooperative agreement award to establish a Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortium that will study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).