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Researchers Uncover Evidence of Early Genomic Aberrations in Uveal Melanoma

Researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have uncovered evidence that genomic aberrations in uveal melanoma that lead to metastasis may occur far earlier in tumor evolution than previously believed. The findings fundamentally change the thinking about how this eye cancer progresses.

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Lauren Tholemeier explains her poster to an annual meeting attendee.

Miller School Students and Faculty Present Medical Education Initiatives

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and faculty presented medical education initiatives and innovations at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Learn Serve Lead 2017annual Meeting in Boston. The Miller School team presented 12 posters about projects spanning a wide spectrum of areas of interest from classroom peer-teaching to research initiatives in community-based health care.

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The Summer Scholars Program gives high school sophomores and juniors an opportunity to earn college credits at UM.

December 1 is Early-Action Deadline for UM Summer Scholars Program

The University of Miami’s Summer Scholars program gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to experience college life and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas, including health and medicine. The three-week program starts July 7, 2018. Students who apply by the early-action deadline of December 1, 2017 can receive half off the application fee with the special waiver code SSPDEC1.

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Classes Resume at Miller School of Medicine

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine resumed its normal class schedule September 18 as cleanup from Hurricane Irma continued across the campus. “Here at the Miller School, we are back 100 percent and ready to resume teaching and training,” said Dean Edward Abraham in a video message to returning students.

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Dean Edward Abraham welcomes the Miller School Class of 2021.

New Miller School Students Join an Extraordinary Environment

Miller School Dean Edward Abraham, M.D., greeted an auditorium full of people who are even newer to the University of Miami than he is — the members of the M.D. Class of 2021, who gathered last week for orientation. “You’re an absolutely spectacular class,” the Dean said. “This is a wonderful fit for you and a wonderful environment.”

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