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Musculoskeletal Researchers Engage Local Under-Represented Students in Science

Musculoskeletal Researchers Engage Local Under-Represented Students in Science

Students and faculty in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research at URMC have been teaching, and learning from, under-represented and economically disadvantaged teens in Rochester. Their new science outreach program, called MedClub, holds monthly hands-on science lessons and provides guidance to students who are interested in science and medicine.

5/24/2017
Gene Study Points Researchers toward New Pathway for Leukemia

Gene Study Points Researchers toward New Pathway for Leukemia

Leukemia is one of the hardest cancers to treat, but scientists have discovered a new, targetable pathway in one of the worst subtypes of the disease.

5/8/2017
Kayson Honored for Improving Care for Huntington’s Patients and Families

Kayson Honored for Improving Care for Huntington’s Patients and Families

Elise Kayson, M.S., R.N.C., A.N.P., has been recognized by the Huntington Study Group with its Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to seeking treatments that make a difference and improving the quality of life and outcomes for families affected by the disease.

5/3/2017
Using Rooster Testes to Learn How the Body Fights Viruses

Using Rooster Testes to Learn How the Body Fights Viruses

Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells. A new study sheds light on how germ cells – sperm and egg – protect themselves from these attackers so that they can pass accurate genetic information to the next generation.

4/26/2017
Fulbright Awards Focus on Health Challenges in Africa

Fulbright Awards Focus on Health Challenges in Africa

Amina Alio, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Department of Public Health Sciences and Michael Potchen, M.D., a professor in the URMC Department of Imaging Sciences, have received Fulbright Scholar awards for projects to improve the delivery of care in sub-Saharan Africa. 

4/17/2017