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Chemo-brain among women with breast cancer is pervasive, study shows

Chemo-brain among women with breast cancer is pervasive, study shows

December 28, 2016

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.

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UR Medicine heart team offers world’s smallest pacemaker

UR Medicine heart team offers world’s smallest pacemaker

December 19, 2016

UR Medicine cardiologists are first in region to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for people with irregular or slow heart rhythms.

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New prehistoric bird species discovered

New prehistoric bird species discovered

December 16, 2016

A team of Rochester geologists has discovered a new species of bird in the Canadian Arctic. At approximately 90 million years old, the bird fossils are among the oldest avian records found in the northernmost latitude.

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‘The best solutions result from diverse groups thinking about problems’

‘The best solutions result from diverse groups thinking about problems’

December 13, 2016

Wendi Heinzelman is officially installed as the first woman to serve as dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. During the ceremony, Heinzelman talked about the importance of increasing the representation of women and under-represented minorities in engineering, and the goals of the Hajim School.

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Researchers explore regeneration in critical layer of cornea

Researchers explore regeneration in critical layer of cornea

December 9, 2016

A team of University researchers is exploring the possibility that stem cells on the outer edges of the cornea, given the right stimulation, can replace damaged cells. The work raises the possibility of restoring vision without the need for cornea transplants.

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Pearl Harbor at 75: When war came to campus

Pearl Harbor at 75: When war came to campus

December 7, 2016

On December 7, 1941, the lives of Rochester faculty and students were immediately changed, and a sleepy campus by the Genesee River was transformed into a vital hub for the war effort.

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Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

December 6, 2016

Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’s 59th Grammy Awards.

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Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

November 29, 2016

A gift from George Hamlin IV, chair of Eastman’s Board of Managers, and his wife, Mary, will provide faculty and student support by creating the Hamlin Family Director of the Institute for Music Leadership and the Hamlin Family Scholarship.

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Brain training video games help improve kids vision

Brain training video games help improve kids vision

November 28, 2016

A new study by vision scientists finds that children with poor vision see vast and lasting improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of playing kid-friendly video games.

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‘Grand’ commitment makes history at Memorial Art Gallery

‘Grand’ commitment makes history at Memorial Art Gallery

November 16, 2016

The $3.5 million commitment from a generous patron for the expansion, renovation, and perpetual support of the museum’s Grand Gallery is the largest gift the museum has received in its 104-year history.

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