UHealth - University of Miami Health System

May 2016

UHealth and the Miller School of Medicine push the boundaries of medical science every day.

Focusing On You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine, our 90 second vignette series, takes viewers inside our health system to share in triumphs as we discover cures for diseases, save lives with new surgical procedures, and give hope to patients who feared they may not see another day.

Each vignettes covers a specific topic, from cardiac surgery to stem cell research, and shows how the medical pioneers at UHealth are changing the face of medicine.

Focusing on You: Krishna V. Komanduri, M.D.

In the May 24 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Sylvester stem cell transplant expert Krishna V. Komanduri, M.D., discusses the benefits and challenges of stem cell transplants in patients with a variety of blood cancers.

Focusing on You: Nestor R. Villamizar, M.D.

In the May 18 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Sylvester lung cancer surgeon Nestor R. Villamizar, M.D., discusses the benefits of robotic surgery for lung cancer patients.

Focusing on You: Nicolas Acquavella, M.D.

In the May 3 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Nicolas Acquavella, M.D., a melanoma expert at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses how skin cancer patients can benefit from a novel treatment that uses viruses to target cancer cells.

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