On World AIDS Day, University of Rochester researchers, activists, and archivists look back—and ahead—in the fight against AIDS.
Daniel Weix, associate professor of chemistry, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
Physicians at the Medical Center have developed a new way to fabricate artificial organs and human anatomy that mimics the real thing, even up to the point of bleeding when cut.
Challenging a long-held convention, University researchers have shown they can inhibit the influenza A virus by targeting its genomic RNA with “antisense” compounds.
In the the first scientific study to address e-cigarettes and their effect on oral health at the cellular level, Medical Center research suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes.
Medical Center researchers believe they have identified a new means of enhancing the body’s ability to repair its own cells, which they hope will lead to better diagnosis and treatment of traumatic nerve injuries, like those sustained in car accidents, sports injuries, or in combat.
Representatives from dozens of industries will discuss how University-industry cooperation could help address such issues as soaring health care costs, the challenges involved in sharing data, and finding ways to retain graduates with computational skills.
UR Medicine Heart and Vascular held a reunion of heart transplant recipients, families of organ donors, and staff from Strong Memorial Hospital and the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network.
University researchers hope to improve the odds of surviving acute myeloid leukemia by loading a promising compound into nanoparticles that will target the inner recesses of bone marrow where leukemia stem cells lurk.
The makers of the latest Marvel blockbuster, Doctor Strange, wanted the fantasy film to have scientific substance. For help, they turned to astrophysicist Adam Frank, who was a science consultant on the film.