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Study: Worked-based Wellness Programs Reduce Weight »
March 30, 2015

A new study shows that workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these efforts are designed with the input and active participation of employees. The two-year project – the results of which appear in the American...

Robert Dirksen to Head Department of Pharmacology and Physiology »
March 30, 2015

Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D. will serve as chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology effective July 1, 2015. Dirksen, who has conducted research and taught medical and graduate students at the University since 1998, is known for his superb track record of federal funding, his collaborative nature and his ability to inspire...

Woman’s Experience Highlights Need for Colorectal Cancer Screenings »
March 30, 2015

A Chili woman took the time to listen to her body and recognize that something was very wrong. Her fast action and care from a team of UR Medicine doctors may have saved her life.

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.