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EVENT: Symposium to Address 21st Century Energy Issues

March 12, 2013

The symposium is sponsored by the Energy Research Initiative (ERI), founded in 2008 to coordinate energy-related research and educational activities at the University.

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Mining Heart Data to Improve Cardiac Care

Mining Heart Data to Improve Cardiac Care

March 12, 2013

The group focused on the use of implantable defibrillators and the treatment of Long QT syndrome.

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‘Virtual’ House Calls for Parkinson’s Patients Effective

‘Virtual’ House Calls for Parkinson’s Patients Effective

March 11, 2013

Telemedicine check-ups for people with Parkinson’s disease can not only provide effective care but also generate a significant economic benefit.

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Pediatric Giant Leaves Legacy of Enhanced Children’s Care

Pediatric Giant Leaves Legacy of Enhanced Children’s Care

March 9, 2013

Dr. Hoekelman’s focus was always doing what was best for children and that focus was how he inspired those who worked for and alongside him.

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Human Brain Cells Make Mice Smarter

Human Brain Cells Make Mice Smarter

March 7, 2013

The research team decided to determine if human glial cells in the brain provides unique capabilities by seeing what happened when these cells were allowed to co-exist with the normal nerve cells of mice.

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Brain Injury – As Autoimmune Disorder?

March 6, 2013

Long-term effects of repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head may be due to damage to the blood-brain barrier, and the resulting autoimmune response might be the culprit.

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Exploiting Subtleties in the Uncertainty Principle

Exploiting Subtleties in the Uncertainty Principle

March 3, 2013

Researchers at the University of Rochester and the University of Ottawa have applied a recently developed technique to directly measure for the first time the polarization states of light.

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Hockey Player Has Heart

Hockey Player Has Heart

March 1, 2013

URMC’s heart failure and transplantation team applauds Gaetano Orlando’s steady recovery from heart failure.

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Superbugs May Have a Soft Spot

Superbugs May Have a Soft Spot

February 28, 2013

Researchers have identified a weakness in at least one antibiotic-resistant superbug that scientists may be able to medically exploit.

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Tweets Predict Lifestyle Influence on Health

Tweets Predict Lifestyle Influence on Health

February 8, 2013

At the heart of their work is how they are training an algorithm to distinguish between tweets that suggest the person tweeting is sick and those that don’t.

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