From left, Hsuan-Ting (Emily) Huang, Ph.D., Maria Figueroa, M.D., first author Emmalee Adelman, Ph.D., and Alejandro Roisman, Ph.D., in front of the whiteboard on which they brainstormed the research project.

Epigenetic Changes May Explain How Aging Increases Blood Cancer Risks


It is widely known that aging is the single biggest non-modifiable risk factor for cancer. Now, a new study conducted by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine sheds new light on the factors associated with cellular aging and cancer risk.

From left, Chuan Chen, graduate student, No Ma, Ph.D., assistant scientist, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Sylvester director, and Gloria Mas-Martin, Ph.D., associate scientist, at poster display.

Sylvester Retreat Focuses on Research Progress and Future Goals


Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has seen dramatic growth in its research programs over the past five years, thanks to its dedicated scientific, clinical and administrative team. At the center of all the efforts are patients.