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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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.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological impacts of natural disasters on youth

Children's mental state plays an important factor in their developmental growth. After recent storms devastated parts of the U.S. - Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean and Hurricane Maria ...

Neuroscience

Brain development and aging

The brain is a complex organ—a network of nerve cells, or neurons, producing thought, memory, action, and feeling. How does this complex system change from childhood to adulthood to late life in order to maintain optimal ...

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