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New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

August 3, 2020

New residents at the Medical Center were introduced to the University through an orientation program that followed safety and health guidelines while maintaining personal connections.

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How to clean and disinfect—the right way

How to clean and disinfect—the right way

June 9, 2020

As businesses and other aspects of the economy open up, xxperts at the Medical Center offer tips for how to clean and disinfect your home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

May 11, 2020

According to a new study by data scientists, social distancing measures like closing schools and restaurants sharply decreased the doubling rate of confirmed cases, but COVID-19 is still spreading.

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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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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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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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​University of Rochester Emergency Medicine team returns from helping in NYC

​University of Rochester Emergency Medicine team returns from helping in NYC

April 14, 2020

A team of 14 physicians, physician assistants, and registered nurses have returned to Rochester after supporting health care providers at two New York City hospitals hard hit by the coronavirus.

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University and area health organizations partner to promote COVID-19 prevention information

University and area health organizations partner to promote COVID-19 prevention information

April 7, 2020

Area health care providers and organization have partnered to create an informed community-wide campaign to amplify key messages about COVID-19 that local citizens need to know to stay healthy.

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Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy has no effect on reducing asthma in children

Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy has no effect on reducing asthma in children

February 13, 2020

In a six-year follow-up study, Medical Center researchers have found that prenatal vitamin D supplementation alone has limited effect on preventing asthma and wheezing in children.

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