Posts tagged with: "Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine"

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Holiday blues: triggers and survival tips

Happy holidays! It’s a common refrain, but for many people who have lost loved ones, gone through heartbreaks or are […]

by Eduardo Merille

Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]

Holiday travel: health risks, outbreaks you need to know about

Holiday travel: health risks, outbreaks you need to know about

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to travel internationally. But if you want to make sure some Grinch […]

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Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

The Society for Personalized Nano-Medicine’s 5th Annual Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium brought 130 of the top basic, translational and clinical researchers […]

Dementia: Do you know someone who has it?

Dementia: Do you know someone who has it?

Dementia is not a specific disease, but a syndrome, a group of symptoms, that according to the National Institute on […]

Sackstein appointed dean of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Sackstein appointed dean of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Dr. Robert Sackstein has been appointed dean of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) and senior vice president for […]

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

When Pati Vargas was contacted by an FIU medical student looking for free space for an art show, she had […]

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

Insight into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, has selected the Florida Science Training and Research […]

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How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

Joseph Burns just started his fourth year at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.  He wants to be a cardiologist to […]

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

If you’re going to have nightmares about a deadly animal on the prowl out for blood, your blood, it shouldn’t […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

The Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation, a long-time supporter of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), donated $90,000 to […]

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

FIU psychologist Margaret Sibley says there is no evidence media devices cause ADHD, despite a recent study published in the Journal of […]