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.
A new study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases suggests that priming the body ahead of a possible pandemic is a smart move.
11/19/2014 | 0 comments
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.
4/10/2014 | 0 comments
Two new cases of H7N9 bird flu were reported in China in October. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the University’s Vaccine Research Unit is testing a new vaccine candidate in case H7N9 makes its way to the U.S.
10/31/2013 | 1 comment
A new vaccine for norovirus – the microbe behind most cases of what people commonly call stomach flu – protected patients against severe vomiting and diarrhea. URMC was one of five study sites that enrolled patients and tested the experimental vaccine.
10/8/2013 | 0 comments
As part of the National Institutes of Health's Centers of Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS), URMC scientists John Treanor, M.D., and David Topham, Ph.D., join their peers in calling for more advanced research on the H7N9 bird flu virus that appeared in China earlier this year. In this video, they describe this research and why it’s important.
8/12/2013 | 0 comments