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University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

University joins phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine

July 29, 2020

In a collaboration with Rochester Regional Health, the Medical Center delivered the country’s first doses of a potential vaccine to volunteers in a final national trial before FDA approval.

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Clinical trial begins for new COVID-19 treatment

Clinical trial begins for new COVID-19 treatment

March 25, 2020

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are evaluating whether an antiviral drug is effective and safe as a treatment for hospitalized adults diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Study: Opioid crisis may be far worse than thought

Study: Opioid crisis may be far worse than thought

February 28, 2020

The number of deaths attributed to opioid-related overdoses could be 28 percent higher than previously reported because of incomplete death records, according to new Rochester research.

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2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

June 10, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the d.health Summit will address the non-medical factors the affect health, such as economic security, education, physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access to care.

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New report details growth of University of Rochester   

New report details growth of University of Rochester  

June 21, 2018

New economic data from CGR places the University of Rochester as the largest private sector employer in upstate New York, noting that the education and healthcare sectors overall now account for 20% of all jobs in the state.

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New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

February 16, 2018

Now in its new space on the sixth floor of historic Sibley Square, NextCorps (formerly High Tech Rochester) will serve as one of the cornerstones of the revitalization of downtown Rochester. NextCorps is an affiliate of the University of Rochester and the region’s only state- and federally-designated business incubator.

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Federal funding bill boosts support for research, education, health care, and arts

May 5, 2017

Congress has approved legislation which will fund the government through September 30, the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The legislation, which the President has signed into law, has received bipartisan support and in many cases contains welcome increases in funding for federal programs – including research, student aid, health care, and the arts and […]

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University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

April 26, 2017

Two University of Rochester start-up companies are among those singled out in a new report from the Science Coalition identifying 102 companies that trace their roots to federally-funded university research.

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Creating the model human

Creating the model human

April 20, 2017

Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new way to use 3D printing to fabricate artificial organs and human anatomy that mimics the real thing, even up to the point of bleeding when cut. These models are able to create highly realistic simulations for training and could soon be widely used to rehearse complex cases prior to surgery.

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‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

April 11, 2017

The proposed cuts would severely impact our research programs and University operations and significantly diminish the University’s contribution to regional economic growth.

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