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Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

November 9, 2020

An interim analysis of study data from a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech indicates that the vaccine is highly effective in preventing COVID-19. Researchers and volunteers in Rochester have been involved in the testing of the vaccine since May, when the first human studies were launched, and technologies used in the development of the vaccine can trace their origins to decades of infectious disease research conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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First worldwide trial tests defibrillators in diabetes patients

First worldwide trial tests defibrillators in diabetes patients

April 19, 2017

Individuals with diabetes have a high incidence of heart problems. A Medical Center study will determine if implantable defibrillators increase survival in this growing group of patients.

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Medical Center plays key role in new Huntington’s drug

Medical Center plays key role in new Huntington’s drug

April 5, 2017

Medical Center researchers were instrumental in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of SD-809 (deutetrabenazine) to treat Huntington’s disease.

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Skin sensors provide wealth of patient data

Skin sensors provide wealth of patient data

March 16, 2017

In one current clinical trial, biosensors worn by patients with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease generate 25 million measurements over a two-day period.

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Got Flu Germs? We Want ‘Em

Got Flu Germs? We Want ‘Em

December 11, 2012

Feeling feverish? Have a cough, cold or sore throat? This winter, experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center want to study your germs.

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