News : 2015 : June

Mobile Game Raises Funds for HIV/AIDS Research

Epidemia The Game is a mobile game application for iOS and Android that spreads awareness about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections to a worldwide audience and raises funds for HIV/AIDS research.

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Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D.

Miami CTSI Awards Career Development Grant

The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Miami has selected Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of cell biology, to be its newest Mentored Translational Research Scholar.

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Deborah Jones Weiss, Ph.D., M.Ed., and Stephen Weiss, Ph.D., M.P.H.

‘I would truly like to see an HIV-free generation’

Deborah Jones Weiss, Ph.D., M.Ed., still has vivid memories of women bursting into laughter and lively chatter in the room next to her office at the Miller School of Medicine in the mid-90s. The women were all HIV positive and part of the SMARTEST Women’s Project—one of the first HIV initiatives started by Stephen Weiss, Ph.D., M.P.H., Deborah Jones Weiss’ husband and longtime collaborator.

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From left: Michael A. Kolber, M.D., Ph.D., Florida state Rep. Jeanette M. Nuñez, R-Miami, and Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.

Florida State Rep. Jeanette Nuñez Visits HIV/AIDS Institute

Florida state Rep. Jeanette M. Nuñez, R-Miami, visited the HIV/AIDS Institute on May 7 at the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park. Nuñez toured the facilities and met with Institute Director Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.

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