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Patient Care:  The Pain Frontier

Patient Care: The Pain Frontier

Chronic pain is a quiet epidemic that has yet to grab the national attention it deserves.  However, that’s not the case at our Neuromedicine Pain Management Center, which is being lauded for its pioneering work.

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Looking for Trouble

The School of Medicine & Dentistry is collaborating with the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to open the Center for Medical Technology Innovation (CMTI). The new center is forging connections between bio­engineering students, health care professionals, and the medical technology industry. The goal is to identify problems -- and develop solutions.

Alumni: Sound Medicine

Alumni: Sound Medicine

As a University of Rochester student, Philip Gruppuso (MD ’77) found a way to merge medical school with music.  Now, he says, liberal arts are even more critical to preparing the next generation of doctors.

Alumni News: Answers on Ice

Alumni News: Answers on Ice

Last November, when Warren M. Zapol (M '66) appeared as a witness before a U.S. House Congressional Science committee hearing on the country's Antarctic Research Program, he didn't wait for lawmakers to pose the first question. "Why is an anesthesiologist talking to you about research in Antarctica?" Zapol began his testimony.

New Leaders for New Times, Part 2

New Leaders for New Times, Part 2

Biostatistician Robert L. Strawderman III, Sc.D., is about to get his hands dirty. Harvard-trained, the former Cornell University scholar is no longer spending his days theorizing about study design and analysis. As the new chair of URMC's Biostatistics and Computational Biology department, Strawderman is also putting his visionary ideas to work. His shift in focus coincides with a revolutionary change in biostatistics: the emergence of big data.