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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.

Aiding Blood Recovery, Blood Replacement

Did you know that it takes two trillion red cells to make a single unit of blood?

7/17/2013 | 0 comments

Trash-Talking Among Doctors Busts Teamwork

“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 and Meet the Editors

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

Cardiovascular Research Institute Hosts International Conference on Gene Expression

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

Mosmann Awarded International Prize for Basic Immunology

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