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Strong West Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates First Year of Services »
August 01, 2014

A new Ambulatory Surgical Center, to be located in space that formerly housed Lakeside’s birthing center, is expected to open later this month. It will include 15 beds, three operating rooms and two procedure rooms. Same-day surgeries – Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Urology and others – will be performed by specialists from UR...

New Mouse Model May Open Autism Treatment Research Avenues »
July 29, 2014

Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D., the William H. Eilinger Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, followed a hunch about a brain receptor, resulting in a new mouse model that may give researchers a new avenue for testing drugs for autism. Nature Publishing Groups’ Translational Psychiatry published the study online today.

UR Medicine Opens Doors on New Neuromedicine ICU » Video Available
July 28, 2014

UR Medicine today unveiled a new state-of-the-art unit dedicated to highly specialized care for people with serious and life-threatening neurological conditions, like strokes, seizures, brain and spinal tumors, and traumatic brain injury. The Neuromedicine Intensive Care Unit (ICU), which is the only unit of its kind in the region, is located on the...

Ten Ugly Men Festival Celebrates 25 Inspiring Years »
July 21, 2014

What began as a small gathering among friends and family in 1989 quickly grew into what is now known as the Ten Ugly Men Festival, a celebration with thousands of people that gives back to the community and continues to be one of Rochester’s most anticipated events of the summer, 25 years later....

URMC Offering Free Physicals »
July 21, 2014

On four upcoming evenings, the University of Rochester Medical Center will be conducting free physicals for youth ages four through 19 years old. The School, Sports, and Work Permit Physicals program will be offered on August 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the University of Rochester School...

NIH Awards Team of U of R Scientists $9 Million to Study Immune System in Action »
July 17, 2014

Since the early days of Kodak, Xerox, and Bausch & Lomb, Rochester-area innovators have been making astounding discoveries in optics and imaging. Researchers at the University of Rochester are beginning a major study that will add to the region’s imaging expertise, while also advancing global understanding of how the body’s immune system works.