News : 2015 : April

From left, Robert Jackson, M.D., Paul Russo, Theresa Gleason, Ph.D., Philip Harvey, Ph.D., Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.

Philip Harvey, Ph.D., Becomes First Psychologist to Receive John Blair Barnwell Award

Surrounded by colleagues and staff at the Miami VA, Philip D. Harvey, Ph.D., was presented the John Blair Barnwell Award on Monday by Theresa Gleason, Ph.D., the VA’s Acting Deputy Chief Research and Development Officer. Gleason, who was visiting from Washington, noted that it is the highest honor for scientific achievement presented by her department and the first time the award has gone to a psychologist.

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Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D.

Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff Receives Honorary Doctorate from University Maimonides

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center on Aging, has been awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the University Maimonides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Nagi Ayad, Ph.D.

Researchers Find Link Between Protein Inhibitors and Pediatric Brain Tumors

Miller School of Medicine researchers, collaborating with investigators at three other institutions, have found a link between certain protein inhibitors and the reduction in growth of medulloblastoma, the most common malignant pediatric brain tumor. Their findings may lead to treatments for other cancers, as well as a variety of other diseases and types of neurological injuries.

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