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Research@URMC Recent Posts

Researchers Pinpoint Brain’s Audiovisual Processing Center

A new study is helping scientists more precisely understand how the brain stitches together sensory information such as sound and images, insight that could shed new light on conditions such as Autism.
Posted on 7/23/2015

Prostate Cancer Metastasis Arises From Stem Cell Environment Near Tumor

A recent study by cancer researcher Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D., provides additional proof of a concept he’s been investigating for years: that the environment surrounding a prostate tumor plays a major role in metastasis, and new treatments should be designed to target that environment as well as the tumor itself.
Posted on 7/23/2015

Pancreatic Cancer Group Backs Wilmot Research to Stop Metastasis

Scientists at the Wilmot Cancer Institute are working toward doubling the survival rates for pancreatic cancer by 2020—and to help achieve that goal the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network recently awarded $300,000.  
Posted on 6/18/2015