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.
Underpinning this year’s theme are a selection of topics that discuss the future of medicine, technology, and healthcare policy as they relate to aging Americans. This national forum will be held at The New York Academy of Sciences, at the World Trade Center in New York City.
East High School in Rochester has been selected as a participating school for Mission 11 to the International Space Station. Student researchers De’Aunte Johnson, Binti Mohamed, and Tailor Davis will have their experiment flown to the space station in June.
Researchers at the Rochester Medical Center are the first to be able to make out the individual cells at the back of the eye that are implicated in vision loss in diseases like glaucoma. They hope their revolutionary new technique could prevent vision loss via earlier diagnosis and treatment for these diseases.
The largest study to date of memory and cognition problems related to chemotherapy shows that women with breast cancer report substantial issues lasting as long as six months after treatment.
Researchers at the University’s Wilmot Cancer Institute and Roswell Park in Buffalo have discovered a possible new tool for predicting whether prostate cancer will reoccur following surgery based on the expression patterns of four genes.
UR Medicine cardiologists are first in region to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for people with irregular or slow heart rhythms.
Medical Center researchers believe they have identified a potential new means of treating lysosomal storage disorders, some of the most severe genetic diseases of childhood.
A School of Nursing study has found that older adults with excellent memories have more efficient connections between specific regions of the brain.