Medical Center Rounds
University officially begins largest fundraising effort ever
The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester, officially unveiled in October with a goal of raising $1.2 billion by 2016, will play a significant role in the future of the Medical Center and the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Learn more about the campaign »
School of Medicine and Dentistry awards endowed professorships
Ten endowed chairs and professorships, four of which are new, officially were awarded in October by University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Dean Mark B. Taubman, M.D., at the annual School convocation. Read more about the endowments »
Research on the use of stem cells to treat neurological disease bolstered with $4.5 million in grants
The laboratory headed by Steven Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has received $4.5 million in new funding to further its efforts to use stem cells and related molecules to treat several disorders for which there are currently no cures. Read more about these gifts »
School of Medicine and Dentistry names new associate deans
Mark B. Taubman, M.D., dean of the University of Rochester School of Medicine, has appointed new associate deans for faculty development and for academic affairs. Read more about these appointments »
Medical Center and Temple University create drug discovery partnership
The University of Rochester Medical Center and Temple University School of Pharmacy have formed a partnership to enhance translation of novel medical research into new drugs for treating diseases. Read more about this partnership »
Medical Center selected for major roles in neuroscience network
The University of Rochester Medical Center has been tapped by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to play a critical role in a new national initiative to accelerate the process of turning promising discoveries into new ways to treat neurological diseases. Read more about this selection »
Medical Center receives patent for implantable diagnostic technology
The University of Rochester Medical Center has received a U.S. patent for a medical device technology that could revolutionize the way physicians monitor the health of their patients. The device, which consists of an implantable “living chip,” is designed to give doctors real-time information on a patient’s health and alert them to a change in their condition. Read more about the device »
Match Day 2012
The drama of Match Day moved to Whipple Auditorium this year, where both tension and spirits were high.
The Future of Medical Education
Philip Pizzo, M.D., dean of the Stanford School of Medicine and a Class of 1970 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, discussed the future of medical education during a January visit to Rochester.
Power of Posters
Intrigued by a poster about preventing AIDS that he saw on a Boston subway car in the early 1990s, Edward Atwater, M.D. (M '50), began collecting AIDS education posters to track how different societies viewed and responded to the epidemic.
Praising and sustaining the Rochester model
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