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From left, Sabita Roy, Ph.D., with first author Li Zhang, M.S.

Researchers Find Probiotics Can Reduce Morphine Tolerance in Mice

07.16.2019

A group of researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Department of Surgery and the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have found that probiotics can reduce morphine tolerance when used as an adjunct therapy in germ-free mice.

Sulagna Banerjee, Ph.D., left, with research assistant Nikita Sharma.

Two Sylvester Pancreatic Cancer Researchers Awarded Grants

07.10.2019

Cigarette smoking is one of the major risk factors for pancreatic cancer and a focus of study for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers Vikas Dudeja, M.D., and Sulagna Banerjee, Ph.D. Their individual research projects, recently awarded state funding, examine different tobacco-related mechanisms that promote or drive this aggressive cancer.