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.
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
A new grant will allow UR researchers to focus on the basic mechanisms that apply to a broad spectrum of genetic and acquired heart rhythm disorders.
8/13/2014 | 0 comments