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January 2017

Meeting the Needs of Deaf Scientists: Creating a Diversity Hub of Innovation in Rochester

Meeting the Needs of Deaf Scientists: Creating a Diversity Hub of Innovation in Rochester

University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf hope to become a national hub for training Deaf scientists. Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals face many unique and diverse challenges and are greatly underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.

Scientists Develop New Flu Vaccines for Man’s Best Friend

Scientists Develop New Flu Vaccines for Man’s Best Friend

Just like humans, dogs can catch the flu. Two new vaccines for canine influenza could curb the spread of flu in shelters and kennels and prevent the possible transmission of a dog flu virus to people.

Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

A new study from a national team of genomic experts shows striking differences in some types of esophageal tumors and argues against treatment approaches that sometimes view esophageal cancer and stomach tumors as a single or similar disease. 

New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

A new grant will explore using telemedicine in the diagnosis and care of individuals with sleep apnea.

Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

A new study sheds light on changes in the brain that may explain why young infants who are placed in an orphanage or foster care often struggle with social relationships later in life.