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Sip, Savor & Support Funds Daily Comforts at Harbor House »
August 25, 2014

A beer- and wine-tasting on Saturday, Sept. 13, will provide day-by-day support for Harbor House, a comforting home for families of patients undergoing organ transplant or critical care. The Sip, Savor and Support Harbor House event is 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Doubletree Inn.

Medical Students Get Iced to Highlight ALS Research »
August 25, 2014

On Tuesday, August 26 at 6:15 p.m., medical students at the University of Rochester are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. As they videotape the mass dousing, however, the students will remain in the background. They’ve asked Robert G. Holloway, M.D., M.P.H., chair of Neurology, to appear front-and-center in the video, explaining the importance...

URMC Mourns Passing of Pediatric Cardiologist Chloe Alexson »
August 22, 2014

Chloe Alexson, a longtime pediatric cardiologist at University of Rochester Medical Center and one of the most decorated teachers in the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s history, passed away Aug. 17 at the age of 85.

City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair »
August 22, 2014

The City of Rochester and UR Medicine will sponsor the sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair at the Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of...

Stem Cell Therapies Hold Promise, But Obstacles Remain »
August 21, 2014

In an article appearing online today in the journal Science, a group of researchers, including University of Rochester neurologist Steve Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., review both the potential and challenges facing the scientific community as therapies involving stem cells move closer to reality.

UR Medicine Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Sept. 13 at Eastview Mall »
August 20, 2014

UR Medicine cardiologists will offer free blood pressure and oxygenation screenings to help detect early signs of heart disease, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Eastview Mall.