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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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‘Immune distraction’ from previous colds leads to worse COVID infections

‘Immune distraction’ from previous colds leads to worse COVID infections

March 5, 2022

Pre-existing immunity to the common cold was thought to protect people from COVID-19. But new evidence suggests that sometimes the opposite can happen.

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Who fared better during Covid: those living with or without family?

Who fared better during Covid: those living with or without family?

January 18, 2022

A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto and coauthored by Rochester’s Bonne Le, showed that people who lived with family during COVID-19 had better mental health outcomes than people living alone.

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Study finds evidence of COVID-19 antibodies in breast milk of vaccinated mothers

Study finds evidence of COVID-19 antibodies in breast milk of vaccinated mothers

November 11, 2021

Medical Center researchers have found that mothers with both disease-acquired and mRNA vaccination-acquired immunity to COVID-19 produced breast milk with active SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.

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A closer look at inflation

A closer look at inflation

October 11, 2021

On her blog, Simon Business School Dean Sevin Yeltekin addresses six key questions related to the rise of inflation in the post-COVID-19 business world.

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Approach predicts novel ‘protein partners’ that could contribute to COVID-19 symptoms

Approach predicts novel ‘protein partners’ that could contribute to COVID-19 symptoms

September 16, 2021

Rochester biologists propose that disrupted interactions between the proteins that closely evolve with the ACE2 receptor may play a role in COVID-19 complications.

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3 surprising ways COVID-19 has rocked the US labor market

3 surprising ways COVID-19 has rocked the US labor market

September 8, 2021

For Rochester economist Lisa Kahn, whose research focuses primarily on labor economics, the past year and a half has been nothing short of astonishing. She explains why.

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Medical Center takes part in clinical trials for mRNA flu vaccine

Medical Center takes part in clinical trials for mRNA flu vaccine

September 3, 2021

The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester General Hospital are two of only 12 sites nationally that are testing Pfizer and BioNTech’s new mRNA flu vaccine.

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How does the pandemic affect families who were already struggling?

How does the pandemic affect families who were already struggling?

August 6, 2021

River Campus psychologists and the Mt. Hope Family Center are awarded a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant to study the pandemic’s long-term effects on family cohesion and child well-being.

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National Science Foundation award supports justice-centered science teaching

National Science Foundation award supports justice-centered science teaching

July 26, 2021

Warner School educators are working with science teachers to confront the devastation and mistrust for science experienced by communities, especially those of color, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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