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First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

First-ever lab model of human eye offers hope for macular degeneration patients

March 29, 2021

Rochester researchers’ breakthrough could lead to patient-specific treatments for age-related macular degeneration, which leads to a loss of central vision.

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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

March 22, 2021

Since last July, the University of Rochester Medical Center has been a leader in the US national clinical trials for the COVID vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford.

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Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

March 20, 2021

The Medical Center will take part in a phase 2/3 vaccine trial in collaboration with Moderna to test the COVID-19 vaccine in healthy children aged 6 months to 12 years.

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Construction of new orthopaedics campus set to begin at Marketplace Mall

Construction of new orthopaedics campus set to begin at Marketplace Mall

March 10, 2021

The largest capital project in University history will create one of the most comprehensive ambulatory orthopaedics facilities in the United States by 2023.

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An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

February 22, 2021

A study by University of Rochester psychologists finds some positive results for the new approach.

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New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

February 12, 2021

Medical Center researchers find that breastfeeding women with COVID-19 do not transmit the virus through their milk, but do confer milk-borne antibodies.

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Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

February 11, 2021

Internationally recognized pioneer in vision science and its applications is named the next director of one of the University’s most highly regarded research centers.

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Medical Center to launch new brain aging research center

Medical Center to launch new brain aging research center

February 8, 2021

The NIH-funded Network for Emotional Well-Being (NEW) and Brain Aging will support research into the relationship between emotional well-being and dementia-related diseases.

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Named positions celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty

Named positions celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty

February 8, 2021

The University’s Board of Trustees recently appointed eleven faculty members to named professorships in honor of their work as researchers, scholars, and teachers.

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Study offers new insights into fragile X syndrome

Study offers new insights into fragile X syndrome

February 1, 2021

A Medical Center study offers insight into the molecular mechanisms of a disorder that results in developmental disabilities and a pathway to search for potential treatments.

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