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Endocrinology Researcher Featured in URMC's Inspired Science Video Series

June 17, 2018

Laura Calvi, M.D. is the first researcher featured in a new video series launched this month, Inspired Science: Conversations with UR Researchers.  In this first video, Dr. Calvi talks about creativity and problem-solving in the lab and in her favorite pastime, cooking. The goal of this series is to introduce URMC researchers to the community, outside of their comfort zones in the lab, in an personal way that also showcases what they investigate. While initially focused around Wilmot Cancer Institute scientists, the URMC Public Relations team plans to expand to feature researchers in other areas of URMC.

Watch the video on UR Medicine's Vimeo channel.

Annual Tour de Cure Coming to Rochester in June

June 9, 2018

Please join the URMED team in riding in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure. This is the 8th year that the URDiaBEEtes Riders will be participating in this exciting event. The URMED umbrella team consists of the URDiaBEEtes Riders, Highland SpinOuts, U of R LLE, Rochester Turners and WeRThompson!!

The Tour de Cure is not just for cyclists—there are courses to walk and run as well. Bring your family/friends and come out on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to the Xerox Centre in Webster. You can join by signing up at We hope you will join us as we ride for our patients who live with diabetes. Please feel free to contact team captains, Jackie Doyle or Heidi Kipp. Thanks in advance!!!

2017 Tour de Cure URMC team shirts

Manisha Taya wins Knockout Rounds at ENDO 2017

April 2, 2017

Manisha Taya, graduate student in the Hammes Lab, won the People's Choice First Place Award in the Knockout Rounds competition at the annual ENDO 2017 conference, held April 1-4, for her presentation of her research on lymphangioleiomyomatosis. View a video featuring interviews with the winners.

Dr. Stephen Hammes Featured in Video, "Why Publish in Endocrinology"

March 29, 2017

Andrea C. Gore, PhD, and Stephen R. Hammes, MD, PhD, Editors-in-Chief of Endocrinology present key facts about why one should submit their research to the journal in a recent video. The single most comprehensive basic science journal in the field, Endocrinology publishes basic and translational research at molecular, biochemical, cellular, genomic, comparative, and organismal levels.

Marilyn Augustine, MD Awarded Ritchie Fellowship

February 8, 2017

Marilyn Augustine, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has been chosen as one of two recipients to receive this year's Ritchie Fellowship Award, which recognizes physicians with outstanding command of clinical medicine and infectious enthusiasm to share their knowledge with medical students, residents, fellows and faculty.  This award will allow Dr. Augustine to focus on training activities that will improve patient care.

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