Research continues to rule out brain’s immune system as key to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
May 08, 2023
Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester continue to find evidence that the brain’s immune system may not be the culprit behind fetal alcohol spectrum ...
Halting the Rise of Parkinson’s
Apr 24, 2023
The University of Rochester’s leadership in the field of environmental medicine stretches back to toxicology research programs developed at the University under the Manhattan Project. These progra...
Nothing to Sneeze at: Study Seeks to Understand Allergic Resistance of Old Order Mennonites
Apr 19, 2023
In a multi-institutional collaboration, researchers will examine three separate areas that could possibly explain allergic resistance for Old Order Mennonites: the immune system, the gut microbiome...
Study Finds that Child Victims of Violence Face Long-Term Psychological Effects
Apr 06, 2023
A study of young adults who were victims of violent injuries as children found significantly higher levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in this group than the general population.
Iron & the brain: Where and when neurodevelopmental disabilities may begin during pregnancy
Mar 06, 2023
The cells that make up the human brain begin developing long before the physical shape of the brain has formed. This early organizing of a network of cells plays a major role in brain health throu...
Through the eye of the beholder: People with autism may process illusory shapes differently
Feb 28, 2023
Researchers are finding the process in our brain that allows us to see these visual distinctions may not be happening the same way in the brains of children with autism spectrum disorder. They may...
Combining Pregnancy and Dental Check Ups
Feb 08, 2023
Thanks to a University of Rochester Medical Center grant, Eastman Institute for Oral Health Associate Professor Jin Xiao, DDS, PhD, will use artificial intelligence and digital technology to help e...
Scanning for the Best Results: Pediatric Trauma Team Helps Reduce Radiation Exposure in Children
Jan 30, 2023
Every time a child gets a CT scan they are exposed to radiation that creates a 1-in-1,000 risk of developing a fatal tumor later in life. The Golisano Children's Hospital trauma team worked to ada...
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