Reflecting the growing recognition of the University of Miami as one of the nation’s preeminent research institutions, six of the Miller School of Medicine’s departments rose in national rankings based on the size of the research grants they received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2013 federal fiscal year. The gains were especially significant in a year that saw across-the-board reductions in NIH grants.
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Registration is still available for the Department of Neurology’s annual symposium “Neurology Update and Stroke Intensive 2014” taking place February 6-8 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mayfair Hotel, 3000 Florida Avenue, Miami.
Carlos T. Moraes, Ph.D., professor of neurology and cell biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was honored January 16 with the presentation of the Esther Lichtenstein Chair in Neurology. In his 20 years at the Miller School, Moraes has made significant advancements in understanding the cellular mechanisms behind degenerative neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.