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Meet David Linehan, Our New CEO and Dean

  • Feb. 1, 2024
A surgical oncologist and an accomplished surgeon-scientist, Linehan takes the reins as CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry beginning ...
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Horses Get the Flu, Too

  • Apr. 30, 2018
Flu vaccines for horses haven’t been updated in more than 25 years, but Rochester researchers have developed a new live equine influenza vaccine that is safe and more protective than existing ...
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In Pursuit of a Universal Flu Shot

  • Nov. 2, 2017
Developing a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the flu virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most promising strategies ...
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Afib? There’s an App for That

  • Sep. 18, 2017
While many of us reach for our tablets to scan Facebook, watch the newest series on Netflix, or make a quick purchase on Amazon, researchers want to test their potential for a more serious task: ...
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Study: The Science behind Bodily Secretions

  • Apr. 5, 2016
The secretion of fluids like saliva and digestive juices are important in countless activities that keep our bodies running day and night. A new study uncovers a previously mysterious process that ...
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New Study Details Burden of C. Diff in U.S.

  • Mar. 1, 2015
Clostridium difficile or C. diff caused almost half a million infections in the United States in 2011, largely due to the overuse of antibiotics, according to a new study led by scientists at the ...
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Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD?

  • Jan. 27, 2015
The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to Rochester researchers to study a group of compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids and their ability to combat inflammation caused by ...
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UR Tests HIV Vaccine Pill

  • Jan. 13, 2015
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are testing a new oral vaccine to prevent infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The vaccine is unique because it is given as a ...