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Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

June 2, 2020

The Medical Center is one of only a few dozen sites selected to take part in two national clinical trials to evaluate whether hydroxychloroquine can keep COVID-19 patients alive and out of the hospital.

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‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

May 21, 2020

Members of the University of Rochester community have served in the United States military—and lost their lives in that service—almost since the University was founded in 1850.

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

May 14, 2020

On Friday, May 15, the University will officially confer degrees on graduating students in a video message from President Sarah Mangelsdorf that can be viewed and shared by graduates and their families anytime after noon EDT on the Class of 2020 degree conferral website.

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We’re all in this together

We’re all in this together

May 1, 2020

A few of the undergraduates who have been studying remotely since March talk about the transition and what it’s meant for them as students and members of the University community.

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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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New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

April 16, 2020

Researchers at the University of Rochester’s New York Influenza Center of Excellence, one of five such centers of excellence in the world, are launching a new study to determine if and when a person could be re-infected with the novel coronavirus and whether some people have pre-existing immunity.

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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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How to make a virtual River Campus, one Minecraft cube at a time

How to make a virtual River Campus, one Minecraft cube at a time

March 26, 2020

A team of Rochester undergraduates is creating a virtual version of campus to go along with the virtual learning that’s under way through online courses.

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Salute to NROTC: Program celebrates 75 years of leadership

Salute to NROTC: Program celebrates 75 years of leadership

March 4, 2020

One of the longest-running, continuous programs in the country, the University’s Naval ROTC unit celebrates 75 years of leadership.

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One of the world’s oldest globes is ready for its close-up

One of the world’s oldest globes is ready for its close-up

February 26, 2020

Rochester professor Gregory Heyworth and his Lazarus Project colleagues have created a 3-D model of one of the treasures of the New York Public Library, the Hunt-Lenox Globe, one of the first globes to show the New World — and to warn “Here be dragons.”

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