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January 2016

Unwinding The Ovarian Clock to Understand Fertility

Unwinding The Ovarian Clock to Understand Fertility

Infertility is a significant issue among women who work odd shifts and have abnormal sleep schedules. Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have pinpointed a cell in the ovary that controls the timing of ovulation, which may be the key to a fertility-boosting therapy for these women in the future

What Frogs Can Teach Us About Tumors

What Frogs Can Teach Us About Tumors

Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have developed a new model of cancer in frogs to study how tumors grow, spread, and manipulate immune cells. These scientists also coordinate the world’s largest resource for using these animals in research, which is housed at the University.