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‘Bionic eye’ restores some vision to blind woman

‘Bionic eye’ restores some vision to blind woman

October 24, 2017

A 71-year-old woman blinded by an inherited disease received a “bionic eye” from doctors at the Medical Center, allowing her to distinguish light and motion, which she hasn’t been able to do in decades.

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Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

July 26, 2017

The grant will support a network of more than 50 institutions across the country aimed at turning scientific discoveries into health benefits faster.

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Surviving a stroke propels career in brain research

Surviving a stroke propels career in brain research

July 26, 2017

In July 2005, as a high school senior, Frank Garcea suffered what could have been a deadly stroke during soccer practice. Today, after receiving his doctorate at Rochester, he researches how the brain recovers from injury.

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Eye test could help diagnose autism

Eye test could help diagnose autism

July 24, 2017

A test that measures the inability of the brain to adjust the size of eye movements could allow for earlier detection of autism spectrum disorders.

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UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

July 19, 2017

Four regional hospitals—Strong Memorial, Jones Memorial, Noyes Memorial, and St. James Mercy Hospital—will receive a total of $21.8 million in state grants to improve services and facilities for patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

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NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to keynote dSports Summit

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to keynote dSports Summit

July 17, 2017

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly will speak at UR Medicine’s day-long exploration of the latest developments in sports medicine, technology innovation, data analytics, and research.

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Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

February 9, 2017

Medical Center scientists have found that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can reduce the production of antibodies that cause allergic reactions and asthma symptoms in people with milder cases of asthma.

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First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

February 2, 2017

As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Bowl Sunday, UR Medicine will be taking to the airwaves. Two local ads will run during the game to showcase the exceptional care offered at our region’s leading medical center.

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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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Heart transplant team celebrates 200 second chances

Heart transplant team celebrates 200 second chances

November 4, 2016

UR Medicine Heart and Vascular held a reunion of heart transplant recipients, families of organ donors, and staff from Strong Memorial Hospital and the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network.

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