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March 02, 2016

Making Headlines

Wall Street Journal logo“It’s not very simple—you have to have a multidisciplinary approach to prevent this infection. We needed to work together.”
—Ghinwa Dumyati, professor of medicine and an infectious-disease physician with the Center for Community Health, told the Wall Street Journal, referring to the partnership between the Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health System to fight  the bacteria Clostridium difficile

Marketplace logo“It’s a bit like saving for retirement, right? You don’t know exactly when you should be spending money; you don’t know exactly how much you need to save; there’s a lot of uncertainty involved.”
—David Primo, the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor, says in a Marketplace report on managing political campaign funds.

Fox News logo“Around the world, starting with the great recession, suicide rates went up. When families become disrupted, that impacts kids. One of the biggest predictors [of teen suicide] is family turmoil.”
—Eric Caine, the John Romano Professor of Psychiatry and chair of the Department of Psychiatry, says in a Fox News story about the rise in the teen suicide rate.

Discovery News logo“Our shape-memory polymer is like a rubber band that can lock itself into a new shape when stretched. But a simple touch causes it to recoil back to its original shape.”
—Mitch Anthamatten, associate professor of chemical engineering, says in a Discovery News story about a new material he developed that could have a variety of medical and other applications.

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