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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...

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.

Emergency Medicine’s Cushman Named Interim County Health Commissioner »
April 23, 2015

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.

Flaum Eye Institute Opens Strong Vision Optical Shop at College Town »
April 22, 2015

UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute is opening a comprehensive optical shop at College Town, providing eye exams, prescription eyewear, contact lenses and sunglasses. The Strong Vision shop will open Friday, in conjunction with College Town grand-opening festivities.

Parent Training Leads to Dramatic Gains for Children with Autism »
April 21, 2015

In the largest-ever clinical trial for autism, a multi-site study that included researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed that a parent training program can help reduce these behaviors.

4th Annual Walk/Run to Benefit Colon Cancer Education, Research »
April 17, 2015

UR Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 4th annual Strollin’ for the Colon 5K Walk/Run beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, at the Village Park, Main St., Geneseo.