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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.

Can Feeling “In Control” Lead to a Longer Life?

According to a new study in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Health Psychology, in some cases, the answer is yes.

2/3/2014 | 1 comment

URMC/RIT/NTID Awarded $2.1M to Train Deaf Scientists

Shattering the glass ceiling for deaf scholars who want to earn a Ph.D. is the primary goal of a new program, recently funded with $2.1 million by the National Institute for General Medical Sciences.

8/27/2013 | 0 comments