News and Announcements
School of Medicine and Dentistry Invests 10th Dean
At a formal investiture Wednesday, Mark Taubman, the 10th dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, said he was "energized by the myriad economic and social challenges facing academic medical centers" and he "looks forward to working with the faculty, students, and staff to ensure that the school will remain in the forefront of academic institutions." See highlights from yesterday's event. Multimedia content will continue to be added today.
Heart Drug Effective for Treating Muscular Dystrophy
A Medical Center study finds that a medication most often used to treat
heart arrhythmias also reduces a central symptom of myotonic dystrophy,
the most common type of muscular dystrophy in adults.
Professor Elected to Lymphoma Research Foundation
Steven Bernstein, a professor of medicine and an oncologist at the Wilmot Cancer Center, has been elected
to the Executive Committee of the Lymphoma Research Foundation's Mantle
Cell Lymphoma Consortium.
Warner Graduate Named a New Teacher of the Year
Sean Coffey, a master's student in the science education program who
graduated from the Warner School in October 2009, was honored by the
Rochester City School District with a New Teacher of the Year Award.
Learn About Good Food Collective
Well-U is helping connect employees with access to local farms and healthy foods through the Good Food Collective. An information session will be held at noon on Friday May 14, in the Lower Adolph Auditorium (1-7619) in the Medical Center. To register, e-mail Well-U or call 276-5050.