News : 2012 : May

David Loewenstein, Ph.D.

David Loewenstein, Ph.D., Addresses NIH Summit on Alzheimer’s Disease

The Miller School’s David Loewenstein, Ph.D., was invited to speak at an international research summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute on Aging on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D.

Research to Develop Cocaine Addiction Therapy Wins NIH Grant

Drug-like molecule developed to treat cocaine addiction has proven so promising that two University of Miami Miller School researchers have been awarded a NIH grant to continue their research in developing it further.

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U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, left, and the Miller School’s David Loewenstein, Ph.D., addressed the conference.

White House and Center on Aging Host First LGBT Conference on Aging

The White House and the University of Miami Center on Aging hosted the first White House LGBT Conference on Aging on the Miller School campus on April 30 to address the many issues lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are facing as they age, a timely meeting that David Loewenstein, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, noted came just as the center begins focusing on LGBT research.

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Edwin Olsen, M.D., J.D., MBA

Physician/Lawyer Follows His Own “Go For It” Advice

One Friday last month, Edwin Olsen, M.D., J.D., MBA, professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spent the morning at the Medical Wellness Center learning basic Tai Chi moves he’ll teach older adults to improve their balance and avoid falls.

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