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Five appointed to named professorships

Five appointed to named professorships

August 4, 2019

Several members of the University faculty were recently appointed to named or endowed professorships by the Board of Trustees.

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Three appointed to named professorships

Three appointed to named professorships

February 25, 2019

Thu Le, professor of medicine; Paula Vertino, professor of biomedical genetics; and David Herrmann, professor of neurology; have each been recently appointed to named professorships.

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Grant marks two decades of NIH support for muscular dystrophy research

Grant marks two decades of NIH support for muscular dystrophy research

February 25, 2019

The $8 million to the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center will fund ongoing work that has led scientists to the threshold of potential new therapies.

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It takes a team of neurons to grab your cup of coffee

It takes a team of neurons to grab your cup of coffee

December 11, 2018

A new Medical Center study rethinks how the brain completes the complex task of reaching and grasping for objects, with implications for the development of prosthetics.

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University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

October 4, 2018

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Drug shows promise in slowing multiple sclerosis

Drug shows promise in slowing multiple sclerosis

September 5, 2018

The results of a clinical trial led by Rochester neurologists show that a new drug therapy for multiple sclerosis slowed the brain shrinkage associated with progressive forms of MS.

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Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

September 4, 2018

Erika Augustine, an associate professor of neurology specializing in the care of children with movement disorders, has been jointly appointed as the Robert J. Joynt Professor in Neurology.

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‘High-risk’ research receives University seed funding

‘High-risk’ research receives University seed funding

May 23, 2018

University Research Awards for 2018-19 have been awarded to 15 projects ranging from an analysis of the roles of prisons in the Rochester region, to a new approach to genome editing, to new initiatives for advanced materials for powerful lasers.

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Groundbreaking research in brain injuries wins over Meliora Weekend judges, audience

Groundbreaking research in brain injuries wins over Meliora Weekend judges, audience

October 24, 2017

What if researchers could find a way to bypass damaged areas of the brain to maintain the flow of information? That is the problem postdoctoral fellow Kevin Mazurek is working to solve.

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Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

August 25, 2016

The University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science has awarded grants to three projects aimed at using big data to improve treatment of patients who are in intensive care or who suffer from epilepsy or mental disorders.

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