University of Rochester Medical Center

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (URMC) is part of the University of Rochester system and is located in Upstate New York. URMC is noted for its superior primary care facilities, medical research and for the prestigious Aab Institute of Biomedical Sciences. Strong Memorial Hospital is the main teaching hospital and is ranked in the Top 20 for research and teaching schools by U.S. News and World Report. Recently, URMC embarked on a cancer stem cell research program, one of three in the USA funded for this project. The other cancer stem cell research programs are at Harvard and Stanford Universities. URMC is on the cutting edge of bio-medical trials, vaccine side-effect testing and other maladies effecting human health conditions.

Address
601 Elmwood Ave., Box 643 Rochester, N.Y. 14642 USA
E-mail
germaine_reinhardt@urmc.rochester.edu.
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Gene may hold key to hearing recovery

Researchers have discovered that a protein implicated in human longevity may also play a role in restoring hearing after noise exposure. The findings, where were published in the journal Scientific Reports, could one day ...

Apr 24, 2017
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Retraining the brain to see after stroke

Patients who went partially blind after suffering a stroke regained large swaths of rudimentary sight after undergoing visual training designed by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Flaum Eye Institute.

Apr 12, 2017
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Research shows exercise is a boon for cancer patients

Exercise and/or psychological therapy work better than medications to reduce cancer-related fatigue and should be recommended first to patients, according to a Wilmot Cancer Institute-led study published in JAMA Oncology.

Mar 02, 2017
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URMC drug extends effectiveness of HIV therapy

A drug developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center extends the effectiveness of multiple HIV therapies by unleashing a cell's own protective machinery on the virus. The finding, published today in the Journal ...

Jan 30, 2017
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Challenges remain in HIV care in Africa

Barriers to diagnosis and lack of access to modern medications have combined to place caregivers and HIV-positive patients in sub-Saharan Africa between a rock and a hard place. A new study shows that physicians are often ...

Dec 21, 2016
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