News : 2015 : October

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

Research Team Receives NIH Grant for Study of Epigenetic Processes in Alcoholism

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the research team of Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean and Director of the Center for Therapeutic Innovation at the Miller School of Medicine, a $1.725 million, five-year grant to study epigenetic mechanisms that underlie alcoholism. The research could lead to new treatments for this prevalent and debilitating disorder.

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Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., left, and Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., rallied the participants before the walk.

Out of the Darkness Walk Sheds Light on Suicide Awareness

A record number of University of Miami and Miller School of Medicine students and employees came together recently for the Out of the Darkness Walk, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Walkers joined to remember friends, family members, and colleagues they had lost, and to help strengthen efforts to prevent suicide.

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Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine psychiatrist Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., was honored by the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) with its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for his research into the biological basis of depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders.

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