Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurology and Neurosurgery, has joined the largest sports concussion research project ever, a $30 million NCAA- U.S. Department of Defense Grand Alliance.
5/12/2015 | 0 comments
The combination of lead exposure and a high-fat diet are particularly hard on the bones and could result in a higher risk of osteoporosis, according to a URMC study.
4/23/2015 | 0 comments
An opinion piece appearing today in the Annals of Internal Medicine argues that – propelled by new technologies – medicine is on the verge of entering a new era of the “house call” that will return care to its patient-centered roots.
4/21/2015 | 2 comments
A U.S. patent has been issued for a tool invented at URMC that helps to identify people at high or low risk for heart attacks.
4/15/2015 | 0 comments
David Auerbach, Ph.D., a trainee at the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, won the Clinical Science Young Investigator Award – Cardiovascular Section from the American Physiological Society, which recognizes an outstanding junior investigator involved in cardiovascular research.
4/14/2015 | 0 comments