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$1 million HECap grant will enhance School of Nursing academic experience, serve additional students

$1 million HECap grant will enhance School of Nursing academic experience, serve additional students

August 20, 2019

The New York State grant will help fund an expansion to the Loretta C. Ford Education Wing of Helen Wood Hall to create new teaching and learning space.

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Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

April 16, 2019

They create novel devices and develop new technologies with global impact. The University of Rochester ranks fourth among US universities in its percentage of international patent holders who are women. What brought these women to the University–and what enables them to thrive?

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Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

April 14, 2019

For teens who have lived with asthma their entire lives, Hyekyun Rhee wondered if the gadgets and apps teens love could help them stay on top of their symptoms and take control of their care.

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13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

June 1, 2018

In this episode of the Quadcast, Rochester eating disorder specialists share some facts about these illnesses in teens, and advice for parents and caregivers.

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Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

February 13, 2018

Rochester researchers are using virtual reality-based brain training to better understand the brain’s plasticity in athletes who have experienced concussions and older adults with mild cognitive impairments. The goal? Improved therapeutic treatments patients can do at home.

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School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

October 10, 2017

More than 1,100 students at East enrolled in the free program in the 2016-17 school year, accessing comprehensive physical and mental health services on the school campus.

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LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

July 11, 2017

Nelson, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He is among a group that will be honored in Washington, DC, this October.

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Staff recognized for outstanding service

Staff recognized for outstanding service

April 17, 2017

Andrea Clarke of the Center for Community Health is among the several outstanding staff members honored this year for their significant and longstanding contributions to the University and to the Rochester community.

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Researchers identify brain region as possible target for dementia prevention

Researchers identify brain region as possible target for dementia prevention

December 13, 2016

A School of Nursing study has found that older adults with excellent memories have more efficient connections between specific regions of the brain.

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