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Research@URMC Recent Posts

New Model Helps Scientists Study Mysterious Pain Condition that Prevents Women from Having Sex

Researchers have developed a new model to study vulvodynia, which triggers unexplained pain at the opening of the vagina and is the most common cause of intercourse pain in premenopausal women. They hope it will help identify potential treatments for the condition, which strains relationships and hinders or completely eliminates the ability to conceive because couples can’t have sex.   
Posted on 2/27/2015

Searching for a Job in Science? Turn to the CPD for Help

Alison Billroth-MacLurg, a six-year Ph.D. candidate in Deborah Fowell’s lab, is in the thick of planning her career and recently attended a one-day mini course to help basic scientists become more competitive in the job market.
Posted on 2/26/2015

Study Tracks Prevalence of Childhood Muscle Disease

A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that approximately one in 5,000 young boys in the U.S. have Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy, two of the more common inherited neuromuscular disorders.
Posted on 2/23/2015