Mark Taubman M.D. is now formally CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine, officials said Friday. He was appointed in January as the first UR leader to serve as both URMC CEO and dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will join the faculty of the University of Rochester in upstate New York next year.
DO physicists need empirical evidence to confirm their theories? You may think that the answer is an obvious yes, experimental confirmation being the very heart of science. But a growing controversy at the frontiers of physics and cosmology suggests that the situation is not so simple.
Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have been awarded a $10 million federal grant to lead a study about obsessive-compulsive disorder. The goal of the grant from the National Institute of Mental Health is to improve the understanding of the brain networks that play a central role in this disorder and to develop new treatments.
Fifty years ago, the Rolling Stones released their breakthrough single (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, which debuted in the US during the first week of June 1965. The band’s previous singles had done well enough stateside: the country-influenced Heart of Stone had risen to 19 on the charts in late 1964, and the gospel-tinged The Last Time had reached 9.
As Austin Carr jumped, touched his toes, did knee bends and push ups, his silhouetted image on the laptop screen glowed in shades of purple and white. A computer program designed by doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center created an anatomical profile and captured 3D snapshots, every thousandth of a second, measuring each joint motion as Carr moved.
You used to warn people stress increased the risk for heart disease, depression and made people sick. Why should we now embrace stress? …A researcher from the University of Rochester led a stress study in which half the participants had social anxiety disorder. Researchers found that within the first group, embracing anxiety was equally beneficial to those with the disorder and those without.
Some of the thousands of patients who depend on BCG have resorted to tracking online message boards, calling hospitals and traveling hundreds of miles to find supplies. “There are patients who aren’t getting optimal therapy right now,” says Dr. Edward M. Messing, a urologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y.
Dressing for work is not always a simple task for University of Rochester research scientist Marty Pavelka. When he uses UR’s high-containment lab—equipped with a special ventilation system in a secure location at the medical center — Pavelka is covered from head to foot in protective garb.