Topical statins may provide a treatment option for diabetic foot ulcers.

Study Finds Topical Statin Aids Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

An NIH-funded study by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that topical treatment with mevastatin will block two common healing inhibitors in diabetic foot ulcers, a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus with limited treatment options that often results in amputations.

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Researchers Uncover Therapeutic Strategy for Ultra-Rare Genetic Disease

Using a laboratory model involving fruit flies, genetic researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have identified a metabolic problem that may be responsible for Snyder-Robinson syndrome (SRS), an ultra-rare disorder that affects only boys.

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From left, Kerry L. Burnstein, Ph.D., Mai Huynh, Govindi Samaranayake, Rolando Lyles, Clara Troccoli, and Priyamvada Rai, Ph.D.

Sylvester Researchers and Colleagues Identify Novel Therapeutic Target for Incurable Prostate Cancer

A collaborative study by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and colleagues has identified a novel therapeutic target for incurable prostate cancer. The research found a critical role for thioredoxin-1, a protein that protects cells from oxidative stress, in the progression of prostate cancer to the incurable castration-resistant stage.

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Medical campus update: Hurricane Irma

The latest on Hurricane Irma and how it is affecting the medical campus.

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From left, Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., with Sandra Lemmon, Ph.D.

Miller School's M.D./Ph.D. Program Awarded Prestigious NIH Grant

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been awarded an NIH Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) grant from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences for its M.D./Ph.D. Program, joining an elite group of 47 medical schools throughout the U.S.

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