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In Today's Issue

  • ‘Playbook’ for Heart Failure Risk Factor Uncovered
  • Cynthia Carlton Earns 2010 Messinger Award
  • 'Crown Prince' of Indian Carnatic Music Opens Series
  • Neuroscience Symposia Highlight Brain Research
  • Warner School to be Honored at Ibero Luncheon

News and Announcements

‘Playbook’ for Heart Failure Risk Factor Uncovered
Scientists at the Medical Center have discovered a potential molecular playbook for blocking cardiac hypertrophy, the enlargement of the heart which is a common precursor of heart failure. Researchers uncovered a specific molecular chain of events that leads to the inhibition of this widespread risk factor.

Cynthia Carlton Earns 2010 Messinger Award
Cynthia Carlton, department head for River Campus Libraries applications group, has been awarded the 2010 Messinger Library Recognition Award. The honor, created and funded by life trustee Martin Messinger '49, includes a $5,000 prize.

'Crown Prince' of Indian Carnatic Music Opens Series
World renowned chitravina player, vocalist, and composer Ravikiran will launch the 2010-2011 World Music Series at the Eastman School on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall.

Neuroscience Symposia Highlight Brain Research
Two symposia next month will highlight new research in the areas of neuroinflammation and deep brain stimulation. Both meetings, which are free to members of the University community, are being organized by Medical Center scientists. The meeting on deep brain stimulation will be Oct. 7-8 at the Memorial Art Gallery and the symposium on neuroinflammation will take place on Oct. 8 in the Class of ’62 Auditorium at the Medical Center.

Warner School to be Honored at Ibero Luncheon
The Ibero-American Action League will present the Warner School with its "Friend of the Year Award" at Ibero’s 42nd Annual Luncheon on Oct. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Sept. 24, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Brett Ratner: 'From Hip Hop to Hollywood'
8 p.m., May Room, Wilson Commons.

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Rochester in the News
Toronto Sun (Sept. 22)
'All You Need is Love (and a study to tell you whether your love will last)'
Researchers at the University of Rochester say they’ve devised a test that unlocks the secret to the mysterious question, should we stay together? Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 22)
'Research Universities, Wary of Politics, Open New Campaign for Federal Money'
Leaders of the nation's research universities embarked on a yearlong campaign for greater federal financial support on Wednesday with a recognition that their effort could easily fall victim to the hostile political environment in Washington. Read more...

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