Latest News : 2011

Eckhard Podack, M.D., Ph.D.

Rising NIH Ranking Reflects the Miller School’s Growing Research Prowess

Enhancing the University’s growing reputation as a research institution, the Miller School of Medicine climbed two spots to No. 39 in the amount of highly coveted research funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health during the 2010-11 federal fiscal year.

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Wasif N. Khan, Ph.D.

Postdoc Fellows Get New Advocate in Wasif Khan

Over the years, Wasif N. Khan, Ph.D., who is known for his work in immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases, has shared his scientific expertise, sound career advice and lessons learned at the bench, the bedside and life in general with many postdoctoral fellows.

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Geoffrey W. Stone, Ph.D., left, and Sachin Gupta, Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Create Self-Activating AIDS Virus as Novel HIV Vaccine Strategy

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, does not fully activate key immune cells, according to research led by Geoffrey Stone, Ph.D., research assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Miller School. The research findings, also available online, are published in the August 2011 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.

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Stephan Schürer, Ph.D.

Researcher Leads Effort to Speed Up Drug Discovery

For chemists and other scientists who, like Stephan Schürer, Ph.D., are immersed in the early phases of new drug discovery, PubChem is a treasure trove. The largest public database of small molecule screening data accessible to anyone in the world contains thousands of experiments on hundreds of thousands of compounds with millions of values.

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George E. Schaiberger, Ph.D.

Legacy of Esteemed Educator George E. Schaiberger, Ph.D., Lives On at the Miller School

Esteemed educator and researcher George E. Schaiberger, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, passed away on Saturday, February 19, but the legacy of his 40-year career endures at the University.

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