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.
ADHD medications, which are known to cause increased heart rate and blood pressure, pose an increased risk to patients with heart rhythm disorders, according to a team of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
7/29/2015 | 0 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
Researchers from the University of Rochester are teaming up with scientists from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University to study Inflammation, which plays a role in nine of the top 10 causes of death worldwide.
11/20/2014 | 0 comments
Two University of Rochester technologies have made significant strides toward the market. PharmAdva, a medical device manufacturer, is poised to enter the consumer market next year, and Raland Therapeutics is a finalist for the nation’s largest business ideas competition.
10/22/2014 | 0 comments
A partnership between the University of Rochester and Xerox has created a new technology that can perceive subtle changes in skin color on the face and determine whether or not a person is experiencing atrial fibrillation, a treatable but potentially dangerous heart condition.
9/2/2014 | 0 comments