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How are Depression and Memory Loss Connected? »
April 14, 2014

A preliminary study conducted by researchers from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Nursing delves more deeply into the relationship between depression and memory loss, and how this connection may depend on levels of insulin-like growth factor, or IGF-1.

Health Industry Magazine Puts Strong Memorial Among 100 Great Hospitals »
April 10, 2014

Patient- and family-centered care, quality/safety improvement, and smart management of resources at Strong Memorial Hospital have become standard refrains in UR Medicine’s anthem. And now, the pledge to deliver Medicine of the Highest Order has elevated the hospital to a new class.

Allegany Carpenter Awaits Heart Transplant, Urges Organ Donation »
April 10, 2014

Terry Zink’s skilled hands have turned logs into homes and furniture over the past four decades. But today he needs something that he can’t build – a new heart.

Crush Cancer Concert Honors Children's Hospital Patient and Helps Others »
April 10, 2014

Friends and family of Hannah Metzler, a Fairport High School (FHS) junior and UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital patient who passed away last month after a battle with brain cancer, will gather in memory of Hannah at the second Crush Cancer Concert at 2 p.m. April 19, at the FHS auditorium.

Rochester Researchers Receive $3 Million to Study Flu »
April 10, 2014

Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry were awarded approximately $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research on seasonal and pandemic flu viruses and vaccines.

For Sick, Elderly Patients, Surgical Decision Making “Takes a Village” »
April 09, 2014

Surgical decision making for sick, elderly patients should be orchestrated by a multidisciplinary team, including the patient, his or her family, the surgeon, primary care physician, nurses and non-clinicians, such as social workers.