EIOH Awarded $3.5 Million for First-of-its-Kind Study
May 17, 2022
UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded a $3.5 million grant to conduct a first-ever study that will examine early-life biological factors related to severe tooth decay am...
Daily Steroids Safe and Slow Progression of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
May 02, 2022
New research published in JAMA recommends daily steroid doses for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, marking a significant change in how the disease is treated.
New research finds the risk of psychotic-like experiences can start in childhood
Apr 25, 2022
Research has long focused on the impact environmental and socio-economic factors – including income disparity, family poverty, and air pollution – have on increasing a person’s risk of developing ...
Study Links Fracking, Drinking Water Pollution, and Infant Health
Apr 11, 2022
New research links shale gas development in Pennsylvania to pollution of public water supplies and negative impacts on infant health. The findings call for closer environmental regulation of the i...
New Research Shows Survival Rate Improvement for Extremely Pre-term Infants
Mar 03, 2022
A new paper examined the survival outcomes of 10,877 infants born at 22-28 weeks' gestational age between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2018, at 19 academic medical centers that form the NIH-f...
Experimental Gene Therapy Targets Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Feb 09, 2022
Children in Rochester were recently among the first in the nation to be enrolled in a phase 3 clinical trial for a new gene therapy to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
The Last Mile
Dec 06, 2021
New treatment therapies, mRNA, and improved Complex Care services have significantly improved the quality of life of Cystic Fibrosis patients at URMC.
New Study Finds Evidence of COVID Antibodies in Breast Milk of Vaccinated Mothers
Nov 10, 2021
A URMC study of 77 mothers - 47 in the infected group, 30 in the vaccine group - found that both groups produced strong levels of neutralizing COVID antibodies in breast milk samples.