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2 Heart Transplants Lead to 1 Romance for Buffalo Couple »
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...
URMC Joins NIH Network Dedicated to Finding New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus »
September 25, 2014
URMC is one of 11 research groups across the country chosen by the National Institutes of Health to join the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Network to develop much-needed new treatments for patients with these conditions.
Satran, Founding Member of the Department of Neurology, Dies »
September 24, 2014
Richard Satran, M.D., a professor emeritus with the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, passed on Saturday, September 20 at the age of 85. Satran was one of a key group of faculty and academic leaders that created the Department of Neurology in the 1960’s.
UR Medicine and Noyes Health Explore Formal Affiliation »
September 23, 2014
UR Medicine and Noyes Health announced today that they are considering a formal affiliation. Leaders from both organizations emphasize that talks are still preliminary and a decision to affiliate is still months away, but say that a closer relationship could allow the organizations to work together in more cost-effective ways that would help...
Grant from The Allstate Foundation Enhances Local Safe Driving Program for Teens »
September 22, 2014
Thanks to a grant from The Allstate Foundation, the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Rochester will enhance its Smart Teen Driving Program with a new safe driving awareness event, the “Young Roc Roadeo,” on Oct. 4. The $30,000 grant helps fund the overall program, co-created by UR Medicine’s Emergency Department and Golisano...