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Remdesivir results ‘promising’ in Medical Center clinical trial

Remdesivir results ‘promising’ in Medical Center clinical trial

April 30, 2020

The Medical Center’s Ann Falsey and Angela Branche, both with the Vaccine and Treatment and Evaluation Unit, are leading an NIH-sponsored clinical trial of remdesivir in the treatment of COVID-19.

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COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

April 28, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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Research provides new insights into the evolution of stars

Research provides new insights into the evolution of stars

April 24, 2020

The High-Energy-Density Physics Theory Group at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics studied how matter under high-pressure conditions might emit or absorb radiation.

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Rochester researchers pursue quick ways to detect COVID-19—and better understand it

Rochester researchers pursue quick ways to detect COVID-19—and better understand it

April 21, 2020

Nanomembranes, optical sensors, and blood analysis: Rochester faculty are turning previous research avenues to focus on ways to quickly detect novel coronavirus to speed treatment.

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Can Twitter anticipate attacks against Asians and Asian Americans?

Can Twitter anticipate attacks against Asians and Asian Americans?

April 20, 2020

Rochester computer scientists mine social media data to discover links between social characteristics of Twitter users and how they are likely to describe the novel coronavirus.

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Two LLE scientists awarded DOE funding for fusion research

Two LLE scientists awarded DOE funding for fusion research

April 20, 2020

Two awards from the Department of Energy will help Rochester scientists work to develop timely, commercially viable fusion energy.

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Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

April 11, 2020

Modern mechanical ventilators—whose short supply is now at the center of a national debate about the nation’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic—represent a “remarkable journey” of medical technology.

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New laser technique will allow more powerful—and smaller—particle accelerators

New laser technique will allow more powerful—and smaller—particle accelerators

April 7, 2020

Researchers at Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics have outlined a method to shape intense laser light in ways that could lead to tabletop experiments to probe the Higgs boson and explore the existence of extra dimensions.

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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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