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University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

April 26, 2017

Two University of Rochester start-up companies are among those singled out in a new report from the Science Coalition identifying 102 companies that trace their roots to federally-funded university research.

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Creating the model human

Creating the model human

April 20, 2017

Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new way to use 3D printing to fabricate artificial organs and human anatomy that mimics the real thing, even up to the point of bleeding when cut. These models are able to create highly realistic simulations for training and could soon be widely used to rehearse complex cases prior to surgery.

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‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

April 11, 2017

The proposed cuts would severely impact our research programs and University operations and significantly diminish the University’s contribution to regional economic growth.

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First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

February 2, 2017

As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Bowl Sunday, UR Medicine will be taking to the airwaves. Two local ads will run during the game to showcase the exceptional care offered at our region’s leading medical center.

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Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

Statement from High Tech Rochester on $10 Million Photonics Venture Challenge

January 10, 2017

Start-up companies from across the globe will compete for 10 to 15 slots. At the end of each session, three of the most promising companies in the program will compete for ‘best in class’ investments ranging from $500,000 to $1 million.

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University’s economic impact expands across NYS

University’s economic impact expands across NYS

June 16, 2016

The University, which is the region’s largest employer, is the 6th largest private sector employer in the state and the largest private employer in upstate New York.

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Study details source of mental problems associated with MS

Study details source of mental problems associated with MS

January 28, 2016

Neurology researchers have shown that the brain’s immune system is responsible for disrupting communication between nerve cells, even in parts of the brain that are not normally considered to be primary targets of the disease.

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Statement regarding the 2015 Regional Economic Development Council and Upstate Revitalization Initiative Awards

December 10, 2015

Today in Albany, state and legislative leaders announced $500 million in economic development support for the Finger Lakes and selected the region as one of the three awardees of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) competition.

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Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

September 9, 2015

Construction for the new University-affiliated High Tech Rochester (HTR) Business Accelerator is under way. The sixth floor of the former department store will undergo a $24 million renovation to create a state-of-the art business incubation facility in the heart of downtown Rochester.

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Summit explores disruptive innovations in health care for aging Americans

Summit explores disruptive innovations in health care for aging Americans

May 12, 2015

The d.health Summit will provide a platform for national leaders in public policy, health care, finance and the high-tech industry to assemble for a daylong discussion of the impact of these forces on the delivery of care for aging Americans.

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