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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).

Wilmot Cancer Institute to Build New Interlakes Hematology and Oncology Clinic in Geneva »
March 20, 2015

The new building will accommodate the growing number of patients who are seen at the clinic and will help to ensure high-quality cancer care for patients in Geneva and surrounding communities.

River Run/Walk 5K Event April 12 to Support Transplant Patients »
March 17, 2015

Runners, walkers, and sponsors are invited to support transplant patients at UR Medicine's Strong Memorial Hospital at the River Run/Walk 5K on Sunday, April 12 at Genesee Valley Park.