Researchers were awarded approximately $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying how our bodies respond to seasonal and pandemic flu viruses and vaccines.
The drug tamoxifen appears to kill a fungus associated with a deadly brain infection that afflicts HIV/AIDS patients, according to a new University of Rochester study in mBio, the journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
A new UR contest is encouraging students and trainees, as well as the whole research community, to think about how to turn advances in basic and applied sciences more quickly – and safely – into new ways to improve health.
With a $2.9 million NIH grant, Rochester researchers will study a group of heart muscle disorders that account for up to 20 percent of cases of sudden death in young people.
With more than 100,000 patients a year coming to the emergency room at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital, it’s a valuable piece of real estate for investigators seeking to enroll patients in their research studies.
According to a new study in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Health Psychology, in some cases, the answer is yes.
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