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.
Rochester scientists believe they’ve found a gene that might have the potential to protect the brain from diseases such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s, and filed a patent to protect the technology.
10/9/2014 | 0 comments
New research, backed with $6 million in funding from the NIH, will seek to understand the fundamental mechanisms of schizophrenia.
10/1/2014 | 0 comments
URMC is one of 11 research groups across the country chosen by the National Institutes of Health to join the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Network to develop much-needed new treatments for patients with these conditions.
9/29/2014 | 0 comments
Researchers are testing the effectiveness of a seizure drug in combating the intense nausea and vomiting that Duchess Kate and thousands of other pregnant women experience every year.
9/11/2014 | 1 comment
For years the Urology laboratory of Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D., has been studying the role of the androgen receptor (AR) in prostate, bladder, and liver cancer – and now Chang has discovered that AR plays a key role in promoting kidney cancer as well.
9/4/2014 | 0 comments