March 28, 2016
A dedication ceremony was held March 18 at the Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid Orbital Vision Research Center, formally welcoming the one-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary research center at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
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March 22, 2016
In its ongoing commitment to patient safety, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute held several events during National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 14-18. The events included lectures, booth and poster displays, educational classes and simulation activity labs.
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March 22, 2016
Pathologists from the Department of Pathology welcomed colleagues from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and other units at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and from around the world at the 40th Annual Review and Recent Practical Advances in Pathology conference at the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami Beach.
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March 15, 2016
Victor T. Curtin, M.D., professor emeritus of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, passed away Wednesday, March 9, in Miami. Admired throughout the world, Curtin was the first faculty member recruited to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he served on its faculty for 57 years.
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March 01, 2016
A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine research team has successfully transplanted retinal ganglion cells into the eyes of living animals. The groundbreaking laboratory study also found that the new cells responded to light, a finding with potential clinical implications for glaucoma, macular degeneration and other retinal diseases.
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