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University of Miami

THE MAIN CAMPUS of the University of Miami (UM) is a private, non—sectarian university located in Coral Gables, a suburb of Miami, Florida. Several specialized campuses can be found in other parts of Miami and its surrounding areas, including the medical campus in downtown Miami. The UM mission is “to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond.” The University was chartered in the year 1925, nearly closed in 1926 after a devastating hurricane, opened a School of Medicine in 1952, and is today a major research institution.

At the UM Miller School of Medicine, within the Division of Cardiology, is the UM Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute. The inaugural symposium for this institute was held on May 1, ...

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