News : 2014 : May

With Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and Donna E. Shalala standing, Frank J. Eismont, M.D., sits left, with Marla Bergmann, who presented The George and Marla Bergmann Endowed Chair in Orthopaedics to Dr. Eismont.

George and Marla Bergmann Endowed Chair in Orthopaedics Presented to Dr. Frank J. Eismont

Before a packed auditorium full of family, friends, and University of Miami leadership, Marla Bergmann formally carried through on a commitment she made with her late husband, George, several years ago. Mrs. Bergmann had the honor of presenting The George and Marla Bergmann Endowed Chair in Orthopaedics to Frank J. Eismont, M.D.

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Lee Kaplan, M.D., and Lauryn Williams discuss UM’s advances in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.

Conference Spotlights UM's Leadership in Healthcare Technology

UM alumna and Olympic athlete Lauryn Williams and Lee Kaplan, M.D., professor of orthopaedics and Director of the UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute, joined for a presentation on UM’s advances in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries at last week’s eMerge Americas Techweek Expo and Summit in Miami Beach.

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Tissue culture shows mesenchymal stem cells, in green, interacting with cardiac stem cells, in red/orange, through gap junctions, displayed as white dots.

UM Leads in the Field of Regenerative Medicine: Moving from Treatments to Cures

Driven by a commitment to move from treatments to cures, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is a leader in the field of regenerative medicine. Researchers and clinicians are collaborating in a wide range of disciplines to develop new strategies that use the body’s own cells to fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic problems, as well as repair damaged nerve fibers.

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