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Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Receives Prestigious Accreditation »
May 04, 2015

The Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute was recognized for its high level of care and detailed quality management processes with a three-year re-accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

Paul Rubery, M.D., Named Chair of Orthopaedics at University of Rochester Medical Center »
May 04, 2015

Paul T. Rubery, M.D., chief of the Division of Spinal Surgery, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees.

Lou Gramm Fan Fest Supports Golisano Children's Hospital »
May 01, 2015

Fans of Lou Gramm, the original lead singer of Foreigner, will have stars in their eyes for their “Juke Box Hero” at the first Lou Gramm Fan Fest May 8 and 9 at the Rochester Airport Marriott Hotel. Per Gramm’s request, money raised at the event's silent auction will benefit UR Medicine’s Golisano...

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.

Beijing Olympics Study Links Pollution to Lower Birth Weight »
April 28, 2015

Exposure to high levels of pollution can have a significant impact on fetal growth and development, that is the conclusion of research appearing today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The study found women who were pregnant during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when pollution levels were reduced by the Chinese government, gave birth...