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“Face Time” for the Heart Diagnoses Cardiac Disease »
August 29, 2014

To the careful observer, a person’s face has long provided insight into what is going on beneath the surface. Now, with the assistance of a web camera and software algorithms, the face can also reveal whether or not an individual is experiencing atrial fibrillation, a treatable but potentially dangerous heart condition.

Researchers Receive $3.4 million to Study Experimental Drug Combination in HIV »
August 28, 2014

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of HIV and keep the infection in check for long periods. While current HIV...

Strong West to Debut Surgical Center Next Week »
August 27, 2014

Procedures are scheduled for Sept. 2 at the Brockport facility's new same-day surgery center.

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 » Video Available
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.