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Making PhDs More Employable: New Education Initiative Paves the Way »
October 02, 2014

Preparing graduate students and post-doctoral trainees for jobs outside of academia is the goal of a new career-training program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD), supported by $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health.

Donors Get First Look Inside New Golisano Children’s Hospital »
October 01, 2014

About 150 generous individuals who have supported building UR Medicine’s new Golisano Children’s Hospital will get a first look inside the new building under construction Thursday evening at an event in their honor. They'll get to sign a donor wall and visit the space they donated.

Research Seeks to Break New Ground in Understanding of Schizophrenia »
September 30, 2014

More than $6 million in funding from the National Institute of Mental Health is supporting new research that could fundamentally alter the way we comprehend and, perhaps ultimately, treat schizophrenia.

CDC Renews Support, $4M, for Deaf Health Research at UR » Video Available
September 30, 2014

The Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC): National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) received a $4.35 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue promoting good health among Deaf American Sign Language users and people with acquired hearing loss. The funding cycle begins today with $750,000 and continues for...

2 Heart Transplants Lead to 1 Romance for Buffalo Couple » Video Available
September 29, 2014

Can love help mend the heart? Esther FitzRandolph and Danny Pszczolkowski were both dealing with heart failure –broken hearts, if you will – and progressing through different phases of the heart transplant process when they met as patients at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital. A romance that sparked during their hospitalizations blossomed earlier...

URMC Mourns Passing of Philip Rubin, Pioneer in Radiation Oncology »
September 26, 2014

Philip Rubin, M.D., professor and chair emeritus of Radiation Oncology, died Sept. 24 at the age of 87. Among the founding members of what is now the Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rubin was a leader in establishing the field of radiation oncology and a pioneer in research on the late effects of radiation exposure...