Meet Our Team : Research

Andrew V. Schally, PhD, MDhc (Multi), D.Sc,hc, Distinguished Medical Research Scientist

Andrew V. Schally, PhD, MDhc (Multi), D.Sc,hc

Andrew V. Schally, PhD, MDhc (Multi), D.Sc,hc
Distinguished Medical Research Scientist
International Medicine Institute Research Scientist
Head of The Endocrine, Polypeptide and Cancer Institute
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Services
South Florida VA Foundation for Research and Education
Distinguished Leonard M. Miller Professor of Pathology
Professor Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1977

Research, Teaching and Positions:
Research Assistant: Department of Biochemistry, National Institute for Medical Research, Medical Research Council, Mill Hill, London England, December 1949-April 1952
Research Assistant: Endocrine Unit, Allan Memorial Institute for Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1952-September 1957
Research Associate: Department of Physiology, Baylor University College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, September 1957-July 1960
Assistant Professor of Physiology: Department of Physiology, Baylor University College of Medicine, July 1960-December 1962
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Baylor University College of Medicine, July 1960-December 1962
Associate Professor of Medicine: Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1962-July 1967
Senior Medical Investigator: The Veterans Administration, 1973-October 1999
Chief, Endocrine, Polypeptide and Cancer Institute: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1962-August 2005
Professor of Medicine: Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 1967-February 2006
Section Head of Experimental Medicine: Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1980-February 2006

Present Appointments:
Chief, Endocrine, Polypeptide Cancer Institute, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, Florida
Distinguished Medical Research Scientist, US Department of Veterans Affairs
Distinguished Leonard M. Miller Professor of Pathology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Christian Marin y Kall, M.D., M.B.A., Associate Director for Research

Christian Marin y Kall, M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Marín y Kall leads U.S.-based and international medical device clinical trials. The Medtronic CoreValve®, Symplicity™ RDN System, Direct Flow®, Tendyne (now Abbott), AEGIS Surgical, NeuroTronik and Procyrion are some of the companies with which he has successfully collaborated.
 
Dr. Marín y Kall is responsible for identifying research sites, and selecting principal investigators for clinical trials in Latin America and the Caribbean. He works with medical device startups that are ready for first-in-man trials. Dr. Marín y Kall’s medical education, clinical research and business administration knowledge have guided startup medical device companies to find their ideal clinical site to complete their clinical protocols. These companies select his expertise because they trust the International Medicine Institute’s network of doctors, researchers, labs and foreign hospitals. A native of Mexico, Dr. Marín y Kall received his Medical Doctor degree at La Salle University and an MBA in Business Administration for Health Sector Management and Policy at UM.