Topic: Office of the Provost

$29 million NIH grant will fund clinical trial for a type of dementia

James Galvin, a professor with the Miller School of Medicine and neurologist who studies Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, will be one of the principal investigators on a $29 million National Institutes of Health grant to test whether a new drug is safe and effective for patients with the disease.

$29 million NIH grant will fund clinical trial for a type of dementia

James Galvin, a professor with the Miller School of Medicine and neurologist who studies Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, will be one of the principal investigators on a $29 million National Institutes of Health grant to test whether a new drug is safe and effective for patients with the disease.


Students, alumni awarded national scholarships to pursue global studies

Five University of Miami students and two alumni are heading overseas this summer to study and learn new languages after being conferred prestigious national scholarship awards.

Students, alumni awarded national scholarships to pursue global studies

Five University of Miami students and two alumni are heading overseas this summer to study and learn new languages after being conferred prestigious national scholarship awards.



Faculty members help design first physical therapy guidelines for osteoporosis

Gregory Hartley, assistant professor of clinical physical therapy at the Miller School of Medicine, is one of the lead authors of the osteoporosis guidelines for physical therapists. Along with co-author Kathryn Roach, professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, they aided in the development of standards to provide physical therapists better exercise-based tools to help their patients prevent or manage osteoporosis.

Faculty members help design first physical therapy guidelines for osteoporosis

Gregory Hartley, assistant professor of clinical physical therapy at the Miller School of Medicine, is one of the lead authors of the osteoporosis guidelines for physical therapists. Along with co-author Kathryn Roach, professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, they aided in the development of standards to provide physical therapists better exercise-based tools to help their patients prevent or manage osteoporosis.



Sylvester research institute takes on the toughest tumors

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center recently established the Sylvester Pancreatic Cancer Research Institute, which will support innovative research, increase collaborations between scientists and clinicians, and provide more treatment and clinical trial opportunities for patients.

Sylvester research institute takes on the toughest tumors

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center recently established the Sylvester Pancreatic Cancer Research Institute, which will support innovative research, increase collaborations between scientists and clinicians, and provide more treatment and clinical trial opportunities for patients.