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Ugly Disco Celebrates 12 Years of Helping Kids »
March 02, 2015

Thousands of UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital supporters will be transported back in time Saturday, March 7, at the 12th annual Ugly Disco bash to benefit sick and injured kids in the Rochester community. Held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, the Ugly Disco...

New Study Details Burden of C. Diff in U.S. »
March 02, 2015

Clostridium difficile or C. diff caused almost half a million infections in the United States in 2011, largely due to the overuse of antibiotics, according to a new study led by scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with support and data from researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Deborah J. Ossip, Ph.D., to lead Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in 2016 »
March 02, 2015

Deborah J. Ossip, Ph.D., professor of Public Health Sciences and Oncology, has been elected 2016 president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. Ossip will serve as president-elect from 2015-2016 to transition to her one-year term as president.

Ganatra Family Supports Future of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery »
February 26, 2015

A $1.5 million commitment from the Ganatra family will create the Tansukh, Sarla and Rajesh Ganatra Professorship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. The commitment is part of the family’s long-time support of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).

Dyson Day Lecture to Address Child Poverty, Links to Health Care »
February 24, 2015

Ed Doherty, former Vice President for Community Programs at the Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF) and author of a series of special reports on the area’s poverty issues, will speak at the Fifteenth Annual Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Forum.

CARE Event Helps Cancer Survivors Who Seek Fertility Services »
February 17, 2015

Join the Strong Fertility Center for the sixth annual CARE Fundraising Event and Silent Auction to benefit cancer survivors 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at La Luna Banquet Center, 60 Browns Race, Rochester. The fundraiser benefits those who seek fertility preservation services from the center’s Childbearing After Recovery (CARE) program.