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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...

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.