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URMC Plays Role in New Epilepsy Technology »
December 02, 2013
Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Epilepsy Center were involved in the recent approval of a new treatment for epilepsy. The implantable medical device – called the Responsive Neurostimulator System – monitors brain activity and can detect and counteract seizures.
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.
O’Donovan Named Administrator of URMC Strong West »
November 26, 2013
Bryan J. O'Donovan, M.P.A., M.S., oversees Strong West operations based at the former Lakeside Memorial Hospital facility in Brockport.
URMC Geriatrician Leads National Education Efforts »
November 25, 2013
Thomas Caprio, MD, MPH, was named president of the National Association for Geriatric Education and the National Association of Geriatric Education Centers during their annual general membership meeting in November at the Gerontological Society of America Conference in New Orleans.
URMC’s James A. DeWeese, M.D., Helped Shape Cardiovascular Surgery »
November 18, 2013
James A. DeWeese, M.D., a pioneer in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery and a former chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, died Nov. 14, 2013. He was 88.
Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Liver Failure-Related Seizures »
November 17, 2013
A study out today in the journal Nature Medicine suggests a potential new treatment for the seizures that often plague children with genetic metabolic disorders and individuals undergoing liver failure. The discovery hinges on a new understanding of the complex molecular chain reaction that occurs when the brain is exposed to too much...