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In Today's Issue

  • Computer Scientist Named One of 2009's 'Top 35' Researchers
  • Study Shows Aging Breast Cancer Patients Get Less Chemo
  • Two Orthopaedic Specialists Join Medical Center
  • Fairport Music and Food Fest Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital

News and Announcements

Computer Scientist Named One of 2009's 'Top 35' Researchers by MIT's Technology Review Magazine
Jeffrey Bigham, assistant professor of computer science, has been named one of the top 35 researchers in the world under the age of 35 by Technology Review, MIT's magazine on science and technology.
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Study Shows Aging Breast Cancer Patients Get Less Chemo
Older women with breast cancer are more likely to get lower doses of chemotherapy than younger women, presumably in an effort by their doctors to reduce the ill effects of the toxic therapies, says Michelle Shayne, assistant professor of medicine and breast oncologist at the Wilmot Cancer Center.
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Two Orthopaedic Specialists Join Medical Center
Orthopaedic surgeons Gregg Nicandri and Wakenda Tyler are joining the Medical Center’s Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, helping to serve the growing number of patients in sports medicine and adult reconstruction specialties.
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Fairport Music and Food Fest Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
The Fairport Music and Food Fest, which has raised more than $150,000 for Golisano Children's Hospital, will be held from noon to dark Saturday, Aug. 29, in the village of Fairport.
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August 19, 2009
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 80°
Tomorrow:
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 85°

Today's Event Highlight

'The Printseller's Window'
Memorial Art Gallery. All day. Read more...

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Rochester in the News

ABC News (August 18)
'Swine Flu Vaccine: Enough to Go Around?'
"I actually think it is amazing that 45 million doses will be ready by October; after all, the virus wasn't even recognized until the end of April," says John Treanor, professor of medicine, and of microbiology and immunology. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (August 17)
'The Methodical Madness of Move-In Day'
Colleges are working harder to make a great first impression on parents and students with exquisitely coordinated move-in plans. Read more...

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