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URMC Names New Chief Financial Officer »
November 20, 2014

The University of Rochester Medical Center has named David A. Kirshner as chief financial officer (CFO). Kirshner will join URMC in January, succeeding Michael Goonan who will retire in December.

Concussions Derail Batting Performance for MLB Players »
November 19, 2014

The message, “when in doubt, sit it out” flashed on video boards throughout the World Series, with good timing: A new analysis of Major League Baseball statistics shows that concussed players may not be fully recovered when they’re cleared to return to the batting lineup.

New Tools in Fight Against Virus that Attacks the Brain » Video Available
November 17, 2014

Researchers have developed new insight into a rare but deadly brain infection, called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. This disease – which is caused by the JC virus – is most frequently found in people with suppressed immune systems and, until now, scientists have had no effective way to study it or test new treatments.

URMC Receives $2.5M for New Translational Ph.D. Track »
November 17, 2014

URMC has received $2.5 million from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to support a new Ph.D. track that will train scholars in both bench research and population health.

Report: UR One of Nation’s Leading Medical Research Universities »
November 11, 2014

The University of Rochester has been identified by the journal Nature Biotechnology as one of the top 10 universities in the nation for the impact of its life sciences research.

UR Medicine Conducting Numerous Alzheimer’s Treatment and Prevention Studies »
November 06, 2014

As one of the nation’s premier Alzheimer’s disease clinical research sites, UR Medicine is conducting numerous studies into experimental drugs that are designed to treat or prevent this devastating illness.