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.
Despite guidelines to restrict blood transfusions, a wide variation in practice persists across New York State, resulting in complications such as infections and pneumonia, a URMC study concluded.
8/19/2015 | 0 comments
The discovery of a new way that platelets get switched on after a heart attack or stroke may help inform the development of drugs that prevent dangerous clots in patients.
8/18/2015 | 0 comments
Several members of the lymphoma and leukemia teams at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center are to present research at the 55th annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting, Dec. 7 to 10, which is attended by more than 20,000 clinicians and scientists.
12/5/2013 | 0 comments
Scientists are scrambling to gather data for the FDA to support the need for a blood test to diagnose brain injury in the United States. The University of Rochester Medical Center just added significant evidence by reporting in the Journal of Neurotrauma that it might be clinically useful to measure two brain biomarkers instead of one.
10/15/2013 | 0 comments
Did you know that it takes two trillion red cells to make a single unit of blood?
7/17/2013 | 0 comments