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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.
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.
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...
Study Sheds New Light on Brain’s Source of Power »
April 24, 2015
New research published today in the journal Nature Communications represents a potentially fundamental shift in our understanding of how nerve cells in the brain generate the energy needed to function. The study shows neurons are more independent than previously believed and this research has implications for a range of neurological disorders.
Jeremy T. Cushman, M.D., M.S., associate professor of Emergency Medicine and chief of the Division of Prehospital Medicine, has been named interim commissioner for the Monroe County Department of Health.