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Free Workshop April 18 Focuses on Caring for a Loved One with a Primary Brain Tumor »
March 27, 2015

This day-long workshop will address the unique challenges that families face in caring for an adult with tumors that originate in the brain.

Local High School Students Feature Works in URMC Spring Art Exhibit »
March 27, 2015

The Bridge Art Gallery celebrates spring with a colorful new exhibit – “Life Is” – featuring 35 high school artists. An opening reception will be held April 23.

Blocking Cellular Quality Control Mechanism Gives Cancer Chemotherapy a Boost »
March 26, 2015

A University of Rochester team found a way to make chemotherapy more effective against breast cancer cells, by stopping a cellular quality-control mechanism.

Maquat Receives Canada’s Top Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research » Video Available
March 25, 2015

Lynne E. Maquat, Ph.D. received the 2015 Gairdner International Award, Canada’s foremost international award that recognizes the achievement of medical researchers whose work contributes significantly to improving the quality of human life.

Korones Receives National Honor for Pediatric Palliative Care Work »
March 24, 2015

David Korones, M.D., pediatric oncologist and palliative care physician at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, has been awarded the 2015 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Senior Physician Award, a national award for physicians who care for people at the end of life. Korones specializes in treating children with brain tumors and is the founding director...

Pathologist Wins Breast Cancer Award to Study Bone Metastasis »
March 24, 2015

A University of Rochester Medical Center scientist, who is studying an “all-in-one” agent to be used when breast cancer spreads to the bone, received a $50,000 grant today from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR).