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Genomic Tug of War Could Boost Cancer Therapy

  • Nov. 16, 2023
Wilmot Cancer Institute researchers have uncovered a “genomic tug of war” in animal studies that could influence how well certain patients—and certain cancers—respond to a specific cancer therapy.
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Expressing Health Equity Through Art

  • Dec. 15, 2022
Local K-12 students showed our Office of Health Equity Research what health equity – or the lack of it – looks like to them in a recent art contest. Contest entrants and winners were honored at a ...
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Banning Fruity Flavors Did Not Deter Vapers

  • Nov. 30, 2022
A new study shows that most adult vapers did not quit in response to the 2020 FDA flavored e-cig ban – with most people switching to flavors or types of e-cigs not covered by the ban. Study authors ...
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Meet Five Inspiring Women in Science

  • Feb. 11, 2022
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female researchers from across URMC share the career choices they made, the obstacles they overcame and their advice for the next generation.
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Son of an Omicron: The New COVID Subvariant

  • Jan. 27, 2022
First, there was alpha, then delta, then omicron. Now, the World Health Organization has flagged a new COVID subvariant, the so-called “son of omicron.” A URMC expert tells you what you need to know.
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Fracking the Immune System

  • Apr. 30, 2018
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are the first to report links between early life exposure to chemicals in ground water near fracking sites and immune system imbalances in ...
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HPV May Lurk In Your Throat

  • Jan. 31, 2018
URMC researchers found human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical and head and neck cancers, hiding in small pockets on the surface of tonsils. They believe HPV may evade the immune ...
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Retraining the Brain to See After Stroke

  • Apr. 12, 2017
A new study out today in Neurology, provides the first evidence that rigorous visual training restores rudimentary sight in patients who went partially blind after suffering a stroke. Patients who ...