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Unwinding The Ovarian Clock to Understand Fertility

Unwinding The Ovarian Clock to Understand Fertility

Infertility is a significant issue among women who work odd shifts and have abnormal sleep schedules. Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have pinpointed a cell in the ovary that controls the timing of ovulation, which may be the key to a fertility-boosting therapy for these women in the future

1/28/2016
What Frogs Can Teach Us About Tumors

What Frogs Can Teach Us About Tumors

Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have developed a new model of cancer in frogs to study how tumors grow, spread, and manipulate immune cells. These scientists also coordinate the world’s largest resource for using these animals in research, which is housed at the University.

1/4/2016
Who’s Most Injury-Prone on Ice? Aspiring Michelle Kwans and Tara Lipinskis

Who’s Most Injury-Prone on Ice? Aspiring Michelle Kwans and Tara Lipinskis

An estimated 250,000 people landed in emergency rooms in the past decade due to recreational ice skating injuries—and the majority of them were children and teenage girls, according to a University of Rochester Emergency Department study.

12/30/2015
Study Establishes International Standards for Stroke Outcomes

Study Establishes International Standards for Stroke Outcomes

A new study by an international team of researchers has established a set of outcome measures that assess a patient’s quality of life after a stroke.

12/21/2015
Aiming at Cellular ‘Neighborhood’ around Blood Cancer Improves Outcomes

Aiming at Cellular ‘Neighborhood’ around Blood Cancer Improves Outcomes

Wilmot Cancer Institute investigators have shown direct evidence of how changes in the blood-cell manufacturing environment can cause cells to malfunction and turn cancerous. The research, reported in the journal Blood, is believed to be the first of its kind and suggests new options for treating serious blood disorders.

12/18/2015