University of Miami

The University of Miami, (UM) was established in 1925 in Coral Gables, Florida. Today, UM has over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UM is noted for the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, College of Engineering and School of Architecture. UM is ranked as a top-tier university and rated in the top 50 of American universities.

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University of Miami, Media Relations Coral Gables, Florida 33124
Website
http://www6.miami.edu/
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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 observatory: Bungled response compounds misery in Brazil

Brazil, which has followed the inept example of Mexico in failing to swiftly enact national public health policies to contain the coronavirus pandemic, has now become the world leader in terms of infections and daily deaths, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Researchers find an early behavioral marker for autism

In the first study of its kind, University of Miami researchers have found a strong behavioral signal to indicate which infants who have an older sibling with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will themselves be diagnosed ...

Neuroscience

Brain study identifies possible causes of ethnic pain disparities

In her Social and Cultural Neuroscience Lab at the University of Miami, assistant professor of Psychology Elizabeth Losin investigates the mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities related to pain and pain treatment. ...

Autism spectrum disorders

See-through fish aid scientists in autism-related breakthrough

University of Miami researchers have discovered a clue in the humble zebrafish's digestive tract that, one day, could help people on the autism spectrum alleviate one of the most common yet least studied symptoms of their ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The 'best prospect' for ensuring success in demanding roles

On any given day, people are bombarded by countless preoccupations and distractions, some we ignore and others that hijack our attention. One's internal focus can be derailed by competing thoughts and worries, as well as ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study points to novel epigenetic target for Alzheimer's Disease

A research team at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) has identified a novel epigenetic drug target to simultaneously normalize multiple deficits in Alzheimer's disease ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is big-city living eroding our nice instinct?

A new study by University of Miami psychology researchers of anonymous interactions suggests that humans switch off their automatic inclination to share in dealings with strangers.

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