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Latest Joseph M. Miano Stories

2011-08-11 21:36:23

The work of molecular biologist Joseph M. Miano, Ph.D., and clinician Craig Benson, M.D., seems worlds apart: Miano helps head the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute and Benson is chief resident of the combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Though the chance of their professional paths crossing was highly unlikely, shared enthusiasm, intense curiosity and a little detective work led to a unique collaboration and important new...

2011-05-26 20:48:26

A drug that has been on the market for decades to treat leukemia and skin disorders such as acne and psoriasis may be a possible therapy for vascular diseases, including atherosclerosis and hypertension, which can lead to heart attack or stroke. Previously, researchers discovered that retinoids "“ commonly used natural or man-made drugs related to vitamin A "“ blunted experimental vascular disease by spurring into action a very particular segment of a gene known for its ability to...