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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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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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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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Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

May 2, 2013

Complementary to this role, Dewhurst has also been appointed associate vice president for health sciences research at the University.

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Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2013

Richard Aslin, the William R. Kenan Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and director of the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging at the University of Rochester, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in […]

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New Facility to Bridge Stem Cell Research, Therapy

New Facility to Bridge Stem Cell Research, Therapy

December 12, 2012

The Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility will enable researchers to create, study, and ultimately use stem cells and their offspring in early-phase experimental human therapies.

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Got Flu Germs? We Want ‘Em

Got Flu Germs? We Want ‘Em

December 11, 2012

Feeling feverish? Have a cough, cold or sore throat? This winter, experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center want to study your germs.

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Learn about Materials Transfer, Confidentiality Agreements

September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aeisha Salem and Gila Balman, material transfer administrators will give a talk “Importance of MTAs and CDAs in Shared Research: All You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask” at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425 and 1-2495) at the Medical Center.

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New Scientist: Waste Disposal Network Discovered in the Brain

New Scientist: Waste Disposal Network Discovered in the Brain

August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is a network of previously unrecognised vessels that rid the brain of unwanted extracellular fluids and other substances, including amyloid-beta – a peptide that accumulates in the brain of people with Alzheimer’s. The new discovery from University scientists looks set to add to our understanding of the disease.

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