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In Today's Issue

  • Construction of New Research Building Underway
  • New Therapy Found To Prevent Heart Failure
  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors to Meet July 9 at Wilmot Cancer Center

News and Announcements

Construction of New Research Building Underway
The Medical Center has begun construction on the Clinical and Translational Science Building, a $76.4 million project that will serve as the hub of resources, expertise, and networks necessary to accelerate the clinical application of biomedical research. The project has received $50 million in support from New York State.

New Therapy Found To Prevent Heart Failure

A landmark study at the Medical Center has successfully demonstrated a 29 percent reduction in heart failure or death in patients with heart disease who received an implanted cardiac resynchronization therapy device with defibrillator versus patients who received only an implanted cardiac defibrillator. The results were released yesterday.

Young Adult Cancer Survivors to Meet July 9 at Wilmot Cancer Center

Young adult cancer survivors and their families and friends can network with others and learn about specialized topics with community and medical professionals during a new monthly lecture series at the Wilmot Cancer Center. The Young Adult Survivor Connection meets from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 9.

June 24, 2009
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 85°
PM Thunderstorms, High 84°

Today's Event Highlight
National Trails Day Event
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Porch at Carlson Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
13WHAM-TV (June 23)
"Susan B. Anthony Promise Award"
Lynn Sullivan, CFO of Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired-Goodwill Industries of Greater Rochester and an MBA graduate from the Simon School, is the winner of this year’s Susan B. Anthony Promise Award. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (June 23)
"Lawmakers Ask National Academies to Study Ways to Help Research Universities"
Four members of Congress have sent a letter asking the National Academies to appoint a national commission to identify the "top 10 actions" that could strengthen the international competitive position of American research universities. Read more...

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