News : 2014 : February

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John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics Hosts Successful BioFlorida Winter Quarterly Meeting

Approximately 65 of South Florida’s life science researchers, business professionals, and students gathered at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to network and learn about various aspects of the area’s life science community.

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Yosef Itzhak, Ph.D.

Research Finds Long-Term Methamphetamine Exposure in Mice Affects Offspring

A study by three Miller School researchers has found that long-term methamphetamine exposure in mice affects the cognitive development, behavioral characteristics and epigenetics in the hippocampus of their offspring — possibly for generations.

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Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D.

Journal Names Miller Researchers’ Paper on Vitamin C One of Year’s Best

A publication by researchers at the Miller School was named one of the best papers published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) in 2013. The JBC’s editorial board selected the paper, “Ascorbate induces Ten-eleven translocation (Tet) methylcytosine dioxygenase-mediated generation of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine,” as one of the top 22 papers from more than 4,000 that the journal had published last year.

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