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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.

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.