Tag: research

Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

June 5, 2014

Danielle Benoit and her fellow researchers will be serving lemonade and explaining their research in childhood cancer therapies at the 5th Annual Benoit Laboratory Lemonade Stand.

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Physicians gives $750K to Orthopaedics

Physicians gives $750K to Orthopaedics

April 7, 2014

Eva Pressman and Seth Zeidman are committed to supporting the pioneering work being done by the Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Undergrad’s summer research leads to <em>Science</em>

Undergrad’s summer research leads to Science

January 31, 2014

Reflecting on having his name on a paper in Science – analyzing data regarding the proposed existence of giant convection cells on the sun – Owen Colegrove commented “that it just hadn’t sunk in.”

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New Report Highlights UR Start-Ups

New Report Highlights UR Start-Ups

October 29, 2013

New ideas and technologies produced at research universities are essential to U.S. industry and its ability to compete globally.

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Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

June 25, 2013

A pair of grants from the American Cancer Society will support improving patient-centered care and communication, and researching mutations during early stages of liver cancer.

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Brain Cells Lost to Huntington’s Disease Regenerated

Brain Cells Lost to Huntington’s Disease Regenerated

June 6, 2013

Scientists used a modified virus to infect target cells in the brains of affected mice, and trigger the sustained over-expression of proteins which, in turn, activated the neighboring neural stem cells to produce neurons.

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Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

Fighting Esophageal Cancer with WATS

May 20, 2013

Gastroenterologists at URMC have been using an innovative technology to detect precancerous cells and prevent progression of esophageal adenocarcinoma – the fastest growing form of cancer in the U.S.

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Students Garner National Summer Research Scholarship

Students Garner National Summer Research Scholarship

May 17, 2013

The Amgen Scholars Program is designed to provide undergraduates with hands-on biological science research experience.

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Associate VP for Research Appointed

Associate VP for Research Appointed

May 16, 2013

Richard Waugh, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed to the newly-created position of associate vice president for research.

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Nine Undergrads Get Internships in Germany

Nine Undergrads Get Internships in Germany

May 9, 2013

Sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), RISE is an internship program for undergrads to conduct research in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering.

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