Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Did you know that it takes two trillion red cells to make a single unit of blood?
7/17/2013 | 0 comments
“This guy’s an idiot!” Comments like that, coming from one doctor in reference to another, are unprofessional and not so rare -- and they undermine patient trust, according to a URMC study highlighted in the New York Times.
7/11/2013 | 0 comments
Welcome to the Research@URMC blog, where we’ll be sharing all research-related news from the Medical Center – new study findings, faculty honors and awards, spotlights on scientists, and more.
7/10/2013 | 0 comments
Researchers from URMC’s Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) are hosting the International MADS Box Conference, a two-day meeting of world-renowned experts who will share their latest research related to MADS Box proteins, which control gene expression in virtually all cell types of complex life forms.
7/9/2013 | 1 comment
Tim R. Mosmann, Ph.D., Director of the David H. Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology, was awarded the 2013 Novartis Prize for Basic Immunology for a discovery that fellow scientists say “profoundly changed the way people think about the immune system.”
7/1/2013 | 0 comments