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Research at the New York Influenza Center of Excellence Continues with New NIH Grant

Researchers were awarded approximately $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying how our bodies respond to seasonal and pandemic flu viruses and vaccines. 

Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientists Receive $2M from NCI

The National Cancer Institute awarded more than $2 million to a team at the Wilmot Cancer Institute to continue their study of a gene network that controls cancer progression, with a focus on pancreatic cancer.

6/25/2014 | 0 comments

New Visualization Lab Will Help Researchers Unlock Big Data’s Secrets

The University of Rochester has provided a sneak peek of one of its newest – and perhaps coolest – research resources, one that will help scientists better understand and manipulate large and complex sets of data.

6/24/2014 | 0 comments

Best Time for Joint Replacement? Don’t Wait Too Long

An analysis of national patient data shows there’s an ideal time for having hip or knee replacement surgery – and it occurs before you can’t walk or can't take the pain anymore.

6/18/2014 | 2 comments

Nobel Laureate Visits Rochester for Genetics Day 2014

The 26th Annual Genetics Day 2014, held recently at the university campus had an extra special keynote lecture by one of the latest Nobel Laureates. Additionally, there were research talks by faculty members and posters by students and trainees.  The afternoon saw a special session of remembering longtime University faculty member and legendary geneticist Fred Sherman.

6/12/2014 | 0 comments

Study: Companions Often Silence Patient’s Voice

Companions often speak on behalf of patients during discussions of cancer treatment and prognosis, even when the patient is present and capable of speaking on his or her own behalf, according to a new study by the Wilmot Cancer Institute and UR Family Medicine.

6/11/2014 | 0 comments

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