Latest News : 2015 : November

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

Dr. Eckhard Podack and Research Team Find Perforin-2 to be Potent Weapon against Bacterial Infection

The late eminent Miller School of Medicine researcher Eckhard Podack, M.D., Ph.D., and a multi-disciplinary team of investigators have discovered that the protein Perforin-2 is a highly potent mechanism of the immune system for fighting bacterial infection. Their findings may provide an answer to the looming medical threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Adrian S. Ishkanian, M.D.

DCC Funds at Work: Researchers Combine Immunotherapy and Radiation to Improve Cancer Outcomes

By using radiation therapy to boost the body’s immune system, researchers at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are exploring a promising new approach to fighting this disease.

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