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Tag: Wilmot Cancer Institute

Recent honors highlight Rochester faculty’s professional achievements

Recent honors highlight Rochester faculty’s professional achievements

November 2, 2022

Several University of Rochester faculty members have received awards and honors for their professional contributions to research, scholarship, education, and community engagement.

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Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

September 27, 2022

The new imaging system developed by Michael Giacomelli, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and of optics, uses two-photon fluorescence microscopy (TPFM).

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Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

March 28, 2022

Looking at and discussing curated art, including works from the University’s Memorial Art Gallery collection, helped calm a group of cancer patients.

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Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

February 25, 2022

An internal funding program, plus the close proximity of the University’s engineering and medical facilities, promotes progress in a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

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Meet one of <em>Popular Science</em> magazine’s ‘Brilliant 10’

Meet one of Popular Science magazine’s ‘Brilliant 10’

September 20, 2021

Rochester biomedical engineer Michael Giacomelli is pursuing a quicker way to detect skin cancer.

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Listening to family stories helps cancer researchers identify gaps in care

Listening to family stories helps cancer researchers identify gaps in care

March 27, 2019

A Wilmot Cancer Institute study of more than 90 families and caregivers looked for common threads about their loved one’s final transition from active treatment to death and dying.

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Three appointed to named professorships

Three appointed to named professorships

February 25, 2019

Thu Le, professor of medicine; Paula Vertino, professor of biomedical genetics; and David Herrmann, professor of neurology; have each been recently appointed to named professorships.

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How can a single gene be at fault in one of the deadliest cancers?

How can a single gene be at fault in one of the deadliest cancers?

October 15, 2018

A breakthrough study from Rochester’s Wilmot Cancer Institute gives researchers hope that new gene-targeted therapies could improve survival rates for acute myeloid leukemia, which have not budged in years.

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Research is changing the game for melanoma treatment

Research is changing the game for melanoma treatment

February 1, 2018

Some Wilmot Cancer Institute patients with advanced melanoma may have longer disease-free survival thanks to new drug treatment options tested by Rochester researchers.

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Pancreatic tumors may require a one-two-three punch

Pancreatic tumors may require a one-two-three punch

January 15, 2018

Wilmot Cancer Institute scientists have discovered that a three-drug combination can simultaneously target the cancer cells as well as the other harmful, inflammatory cells within the tumor.

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