News URMC Start-up Takes Aim at Memory and Cognitive Problems April 30, 2015 A new start-up company built around research conducted at the School of Medicine and Dentistry plans to attack the memory and cognitive problems that often plague patients with neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. University of Rochester Medical Center Honors Satcher Award Recipients April 30, 2015 The community health improvement awards distinguish individuals who have made significant contributions to community health in the greater Rochester region through research, education, clinical services and outreach efforts. UR Tests HIV Vaccine Pill January 13, 2015 Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are testing a new oral vaccine to prevent infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The vaccine is unique because it is given as a pill, unlike most HIV vaccines tested to date that have been given as shots. Researchers Receive $3.4 million to Study Experimental Drug Combination in HIV August 28, 2014 Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of HIV and keep the infection in check for long periods. While current HIV treatments involve pills that are taken daily, the experimental... Researcher Awarded $2M to Train Patients, Use iPods, for Decision-Making December 18, 2013 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) approved funding of $2.056 million for a University of Rochester Medical Center team to study how to reduce disparities and improve empowerment among HIV patients.