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URMC Researchers Aim to Reduce Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Care

Sep 13, 2018

In the hopes of combating asthma care disparities, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are launching a new, $3.6 million study in partnership with the Rochester City School District (RCSD) that aims to help children with chronic, persistent asthma receive specialized care: a combination of school-based treatment and telemedicine visits with asthma specialists. Asthma affects 1 in 10 children in the United States, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood.

URMC to Host National Developmental Disabilities Health Conference

Aug 09, 2018

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) will host the 2019 annual conference of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD). The event, the preeminent conference for physicians, dentists, and other providers who treat patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will take place from May 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

UR Medicine to Expand Special Needs Care in Southern Tier

Jul 12, 2018

Youths with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben counties will be able to receive care closer to home and more easily connect with local support organizations thanks to a new agreement between Corning Incorporated and UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Childhood Obesity Study Makes Weight Loss a Family Matter

Jun 22, 2018

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are joining those from three other organizations on one of the largest family-based childhood obesity studies ever conducted in the hopes of combating what has become a national epidemic.


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