A new study by Maiken Nedergaard, co-director of the University’s Center for Translational Neuromedicine, reveals that our sleep-wake state appears to be dependent upon the concentration and balance of ions in the cerebral spinal fluid.
Medical Center researchers have uncovered a new mechanism of bone erosion and a possible biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis. The group is the first to demonstrate that immune cells, called B cells, contribute directly to the breakdown of bone.
Medical Center researchers have developed a new and highly efficient method for gene transfer that could successfully deliver DNA into tens of thousands of cells simultaneously.
Chad Post, creator of Three Percent and a founder of the awards program as publisher of the University’s Open Letter Books, announced the winners May 4 during a ceremony in New York City.
Joshua Dubler, assistant professor of religion, will spend the next two years pursuing the question of whether the prison itself is a necessary component of modern society.
Ten works of fiction and six poetry collections remain in the running for this year’s Best Translated Book Awards following the announcement of the two shortlists yesterday by Three Percent, the University’s translation-centric literary website.
Thomas Tavolara (T5) models Memvi, a wearable camera that automatically records what interests you. He and his team presented their design at the annual Design Day, a day for graduating seniors in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to present their capstone projects. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
Workshops focusing on minority male achievement in Rochester will be held at the Simon Business School on Saturday, April 30. The theme this year is, “A Tale of 2 Cities: Being Who I Want To Be.”
The University will recognize outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremonies.