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 Birbeck Appointed to NIH Post on Global Health

Birbeck Appointed to NIH Post on Global Health

University of Rochester Medical Center neurologist Gretchen Birbeck, M.D., M.P.H., has been chosen to serve on the Advisory Board of the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center, which supports basic, clinical, and applied medical research and training for U.S. and foreign investigators working in the developing world.

12/5/2016
Paciorkowski  Recognized for Research in Pediatric Neurologic Disorders

Paciorkowski Recognized for Research in Pediatric Neurologic Disorders

Neurologist Alexander R. Paciorkowski, M.D.  is being honored by the American Neurological Association (ANA) for his research in developmental disorders.  The award will be presented at the ANA’s annual meeting in October 2016.

8/23/2016
Early Wiring of Brain’s “Fear” Centers Could Produce Long-term Consequences

Early Wiring of Brain’s “Fear” Centers Could Produce Long-term Consequences

New research shows that our brains may be hardwired to become sensitive to stressful environments at an early age and, if overstimulated, this may contribute to anxiety disorders and even psychotic syndromes later in life.

3/18/2016
Hope, Hype, and Wishful Thinking

Hope, Hype, and Wishful Thinking

In a perspective piece appearing in the journal Cell Stem Cell, URMC neurologist Steve Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., lays out the current state of affairs with respect to stem cell medicine and how close we are to new therapies for neurological disorders.

2/22/2016
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