Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Miller School of Medicine

The membrane protein Caveolin-1 blocks the movement of skin cells across a wound.

Miller Researchers Discover Novel Mechanism Orchestrating Wound Closure

A new discovery by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine could provide the answer to a long-standing mystery: why do some people have skin wounds that heal relatively quickly while others develop ser?ious wounds that become resistant to closure over time?

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Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost put on new lab coats with the logo of the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

School Celebrates Naming of the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

After slipping on crisp, new white lab coats, Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost formally launched a new era for the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s prestigious Department of Dermatology.

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Standing, from left, William H. Eaglstein, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, and Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D. Seated, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D.

Pioneer in Wound Healing Honored at Dedication of William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair

At a ceremony honoring two of the world’s renowned researchers in wound healing, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., became the holder of the William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair in Wound Healing.

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