New York Times 4/3/13: Scientists Fabricate Rudimentary Human Researchers in Japan have used human stem cells to create tiny human livers like those that arise early in fetal life. When the scientists transplanted the rudimentary livers into mice, the little organs grew, made human liver proteins, and metabolized drugs as human livers do. Takanori TakebeResearchers from Japan used human stem…
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"Jackson Foundation CEO resigns
Thomas J. Schramm, chief executive of the Jackson Memorial Foundation, which raises millions each year in charitable contributions for Miami's largest public hospital, has resigned to "pursue other opportunities,'' ... He had stepped down as early as April 12, but…Read More
Miami Herald 2/6/2013
Jackson Health System reports it is beefing up the Miami Transplant Institute as part of its efforts to make it a "signature partnership" with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Rodrigo Vianna, a transplant surgeon from Indiana University who…Read More
Registration Deadline for this event is Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 11:59 pm
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Join us and walk or run at the 7th Annual Miracle Walk/Run on Saturday, November 17th from 8:00 am-12:00 pm at Zoo Miami! Participants who register as runners will be…Read More
The following story reflects Debbie Weppler's dedication, commitment, skills and love in the way she treats every patient. She is now a finalist in the Amazing Nurses Contest sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. Following is a link to the site where,, by voting every day, you can join us in giving…Read More
"...Add one more unexpected consequence of Americans' expanding waistlines: A growing number of potential organ donors are ineligible to donate because of their weight.
"It's an ongoing struggle that I think…Read More