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Researcher Awarded $2M to Train Patients, Use iPods, for Decision-Making

December 18, 2013

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) approved funding of $2.056 million for a University of Rochester Medical Center team to study how to reduce disparities and improve empowerment among HIV patients.

URMC Research Groups, Community Observe 25th Annual World AIDS Day

November 27, 2013

The University of Rochester Medical Center and its HIV/AIDS research groups, the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the Rochester Victory Alliance (RVA), have once again partnered with Rochester-area advocacy groups to promote a week-long series of events and educational seminars in celebration of World AIDS Day, set for Dec. 1.

URMC Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

July 16, 2013

The University of Rochester Medical Center is receiving national recognition for its commitment to equal care for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients and their families. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation named URMC a 2013 Leader in Healthcare Equality. URMC is one of only a handful of Western New York medical providers to earn this designation.

UR Named Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health

May 09, 2013

The University of Rochester was named a Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) by the National Institutes of Health, a designation that infuses $7.5 million into HIV/AIDS work across the University and places it amongst the best in the nation for research to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of the disease.

As Our Understanding of HIV Evolves, Grant Helps Providers Keep Pace

February 19, 2013

As our collective understanding of HIV pathology grows, yielding more sophisticated and successful treatments, so must the knowledge of front-line clinicians. Now, a new Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) award will fund a URMC research team aiming to help by better circulating evidence-based practice guidelines amongst community providers who care for HIV-positive patients.