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Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence

Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.

Musculoskeletal Research Symposium A Huge Success

A whopping 76 posters, representing the research of graduate students and post-docs in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research (CMSR), filled the Flaum Atrium on September 18 as part of the Third Annual CMSR Scientific Symposium.  The day-long event also featured oral presentations by graduate students, post-docs, and faculty on a wide range of research related to the biology and pathology of muscle, cartilage and bone.

9/23/2013 | 0 comments

Continued Investment in Basic Research Essential

In a recent article in the journal Neurology, Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D., the pediatrician-in-chief of URMC’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, argues that the basic research conducted in our nation’s labs fuels a creative process that leads to medical breakthroughs upon which the cures of tomorrow will depend. 

5/31/2013 | 0 comments