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Connections: Healthy Friday – medical marijuana

Connections: Healthy Friday – medical marijuana

July 19, 2014

This hour of “Healthy Friday” is coincides with the public television health series “Second Opinion LIVE!”. We discuss the controversial topic of medical marijuana, which just became legal in New York State. With us is Dr. Timothy Quill from the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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URMC Groups Mark World AIDS Day

URMC Groups Mark World AIDS Day

November 27, 2013

This year’s 25th annual World AIDS Day marks the longest-running international commemorative disease observance.

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School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation

School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation

November 14, 2013

The accreditation process holds nursing programs accountable to the profession, consumers, employers, higher education, students and their families.

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Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

May 2, 2013

Complementary to this role, Dewhurst has also been appointed associate vice president for health sciences research at the University.

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New Facility to Bridge Stem Cell Research, Therapy

New Facility to Bridge Stem Cell Research, Therapy

December 12, 2012

The Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility will enable researchers to create, study, and ultimately use stem cells and their offspring in early-phase experimental human therapies.

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Conference Addresses Inflammatory Pathways

September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Targeting the Inflammatory Pathways 2012,” a conference sponsored by the Center for Experiential Learning, will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Saunders Research Building.

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New Scientist: Waste Disposal Network Discovered in the Brain

New Scientist: Waste Disposal Network Discovered in the Brain

August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is a network of previously unrecognised vessels that rid the brain of unwanted extracellular fluids and other substances, including amyloid-beta – a peptide that accumulates in the brain of people with Alzheimer’s. The new discovery from University scientists looks set to add to our understanding of the disease.

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