Tag: UR Medicine
The goal is to reduce avoidable hospital admissions by 25 percent over five years by keeping patients healthier.
The grant from The National Cancer Institute awarded will fund continued study of a gene network that controls cancer progression, with a focus on pancreatic cancer.
Through the $1.49 million grant, Health Systems Change for a Smoke Free NY — Finger Lakes Region will help health centers identify and intervene with every tobacco user seeking care.
In the recently-released 2014-2015 rankings, the service ranked 44th among 183 eligible pediatric centers. This is the sixth year in a row the team has earned a place on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals listing.
The Wilmot family and the James P. Wilmot foundation are giving $4 million to support cancer research. The announcement was made at the Discovery Ball Saturday night at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The money will be part of a $30 million dollar research-focused campaign at UR Medicine.
The new organizational structure applies to all of clinical and research programs in cancer, including its growing network of satellite locations. In addition, it announced a $30 million campaign to support cancer research.
Investigation in mice shows that blocking the gene’s most important function can slow the disease and extend survival.
Cardiologists have published a comprehensive manual for physicians to improve the diagnosis and treatment of women with heart disease, because they need different care than men.
Results of a pilot project show that physicians can successfully harness the power of crowdsourcing to help diagnose and treat patients in real time using a mobile app.