Tag: medical center
Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new way to use 3D printing to fabricate artificial organs and human anatomy that mimics the real thing, even up to the point of bleeding when cut. These models are able to create highly realistic simulations for training and could soon be widely used to rehearse complex cases prior to surgery.
Individuals with diabetes have a high incidence of heart problems. A Medical Center study will determine if implantable defibrillators increase survival in this growing group of patients.
Medical Center researchers were instrumental in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of SD-809 (deutetrabenazine) to treat Huntington’s disease.
Strong Memorial Hospital earned a perfect score on the annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The survey evaluates inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ patients, visitors, and health care employees.
A computer model to help clinicians predict Parkinson’s disease progression has landed two Rochester undergraduates and their faculty mentor a top honor from the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Stephen Sulkes, a professor at Golisano Children’s Hospital and co-director of the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, was honored for his work encouraging students to get involved with Special Olympics.
The label may say “cinnamon” or “vanilla” but the true contents of e-cigarette flavorings are acetoin, diacetyl, and other additives known to irritate the respiratory tract and impair lung function, according to a collaborative study from western New York scientists.