At one session, leaders of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Council — University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and Wegmans Food Markets Chief Executive Officer Danny Wegman — formally acknowledged the link between their effort to win millions of dollars for the region and the work of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative.
The University of Rochester Medical Center will be reminding its doctors, nurses and other care providers that they must adhere to strict rules set up to protect patients’ private health care information.
In addition to its memory and problem-solving functions, sleep may help our brains stay sharp, young, and healthy. Two years ago, the University of Rochester neuroscientist Maiken Nedergaard published the results of many years of research into the function of sleep.
How to Outsmart Your Noggin: What you drown out can be just as important to your brain’s efficiency as what you absorb, according to a recent University of Rochester study.
All public and private colleges in New York will have to implement new policies to address sexual assaults on campuses after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Tuesday. Joel Seligman, the president of the University of Rochester, praised the law.
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.
Toxic substances rip up lungs and inflict cancer. And our system for protecting workers is tragically broken.
Six weeks before Chris Johnson was born in 1974, the U.S. government issued a warning about a substance that would nearly kill him 30 years later. The substance was silica, a component of rock and sand that is the scourge of miners, sandblasters, and other workers who breathe it in.