News : 2013 : June

Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., left, and emergency responders load a patient onto a truck headed to UM’s field hospital in Haiti, after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., Appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine

Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., professor of surgery, has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve as a member of the Florida Board of Medicine. Joining another UM faculty member on the board, he will serve a three-year term on the quasi-judicial panel responsible for disciplining physicians. A veteran trauma surgeon, Ginzburg also serves as Chief of Surgery at University of Miami Hospital.

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From left are Jae Lee, Ph.D., Kevin Park, Ph.D., John Bixby, Ph.D., Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., Helen Bramlett, Ph.D., Dan Liebl, Ph.D., and W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

Miami Project Receives Funding for Axon Regeneration and Spinal Cord Injury Research

A consortium of discovery science researchers within The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has received a $2.5 million, 18-month grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Titled “U.S. Army Battlefield Exercise & Combat Related SCI,” the award will enable the investigation of new treatments for spinal cord injury.

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