It’s not often that Nature publishes on a new way of detecting cancer. Recently the journal reported that bits of cancerous cells – tiny blebs containing protein, RNA and DNA – can be measured in blood samples from patients with pancreatic cancer. These particles, exosomes, might serve as tumor indicators, or biomarkers.
New data from University scientists shows that cancer patients might feel their best if they simply maintain or only slightly increase their physical activity throughout chemotherapy instead of letting it decline.
Massachusetts company MC10 will join forces with the University to test its BioStamp wearable biometric technology in various clinical settings, and to work to translate patient healthcare data into new treatments and predictive health analytics.
Research from Simon Business School professor Sudarshan Jayaraman delivers new evidence explaining how government safety nets that enhance banking protections influence bank monitoring and risk-taking behavior.
At the end of the school year, districts often send reading lists home with their students in the hopes of combating the literacy loss experienced during the long break. But a Medical Center study shows these programs can be more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.
Vitraag Mehta ’17 dominates arenas as small as 80 square feet as an athlete in the world of competitive table tennis. This spring, Mehta advanced to the championship round of the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association held in Eau Clair, Wisconsin.
Check out this year’s winning entries from the 215 photos submitted by more than 50 students who took part in academic programs sponsored by the College Center for Study Abroad during 2014.
Each year during commencement weekend, the University recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, special guests, and other honorees. From mortarboard decorating to academic processions, enjoy this overview of Commencement 2015.
Twenty-four of the world’s top teen-aged pianists will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition next month. The week-long event of adjudicated performances, master classes, and recitals by award-winning guest artists—all of which are open to the public—begins Sunday, July 12.
The University will begin its annual summer carillon series on Monday, July 6, with a performance from award-winning carillonneur Joey Brink. The concert is the first of four free outdoor shows that will take place during the month of July on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. on the Eastman Quad on River Campus.
Eastman BroadBand continues to raise its international profile with residencies at music festivals in Italy and Spain this summer.
The Tibetan Innovation Challenge is a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition created to improve the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees.
University public relations professionals were recognized with six PRism Awards and five Awards of Excellence during the 2015 Rochester Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America PRism Awards ceremony.