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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...

URMC Mourns Passing of EIOH Orthodontics Chair Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny »
September 22, 2014

J. Daniel Subtelny, D.D.S., a pioneer in the field of craniofacial orthodontics and longtime chair and faculty member at URMC’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health, passed away Sept. 17 at the age of 92.

Moxley and Thornton Honored for Myotonic Dystrophy Research »
September 22, 2014

University of Rochester neurologists Richard Moxley, M.D., and Charles Thornton, M.D., have been recognized by the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation with an Outstanding Research Achievement Award. The event took place at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month and honored their contribution to finding new treatments for myotonic dystrophy.

UR Awarded $18M for Cancer Control Studies; Grant Among Largest in Decade »
September 18, 2014

As a result of longstanding research strength, the Cancer Control & Survivorship program at UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute has been selected to receive an $18.6 million, five-year grant for a leadership role in a nationwide clinical research network to investigate cancer-related side effects.

Berk Completes Service as URMC CEO »
September 17, 2014

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D. will transition from his role as senior vice president for Health Sciences and CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) on January 1, 2015 to launch a new Rochester Neurorestorative Institute at the Medical Center. University President Joel Seligman has named School of Medicine and Dentistry...