Dr. Deborah Mash
The University of Miami is becoming a major player in fighting brain-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It’s mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
Brain banks are changing the way doctors are treating patients. At the University of Miami, brain tissue is studied at the Brain Endowment Bank and sent to researchers worldwide. We focus on the work done there, and how it helps unlock the mysteries of diseases like Alzheimer’s.
It is an image that’s stunned the world: surveillance cameras captured a naked man ripping the clothes off a homeless man, slamming him into a cement sidewalk and then chewing off his face.