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  1. Brain Damage During Stroke May Point to Source of AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | University of Rochester

    A pair of studies suggests that a region of the brain - called the insular cortex - may hold the key to treating addiction.Scientists have come to this conclusion after finding that smokers who suffered a stroke in the insular cortex were far more likely to quit smoking and experience fewer and less severe withdrawal symptoms than those with strokes in other parts of the brain. "These findings indicate that the insular cortex may play a central role in addiction," said Amir Abdolahi Ph.D., M.P.H., lead author of the studies.

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  2. Immune Cells Take Cue from Animal Kingdom: Together, Everyone Achieves MoreRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Much like birds fly in flocks to conserve energy, dolphins swim in pods to mate and find food, and colonies of ants create complex nests to protect their queens, immune cells engage in coordinated behavior to wipe out viruses like the flu. That's according to a new study published in the journal Science by researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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  3. Research on Women's Cancers Lacking in Poor and Middle-Income CountriesRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Low- and middle-income countries see millions of cases of breast and cervical cancer each year, but much of the research on these diseases is based in wealthier countries that have far greater resources and treatment options available, according to a review of existing research published Sept. 1 by the CDC's Global and Territorial Health Research Network .

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  4. UR Collaborates on Nationwide Study for New Parkinson's TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | University of Rochester

    In a 60-site clinical study to investigate whether the drug inosine can slow early Parkinson's disease, the University of Rochester Medical Center was selected as the coordinating center for data collection and will receive a $6 million research award. , will facilitate data coordination with study chair Michael A. Schwarzschild, M.D., Ph.D., a neurobiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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  5. UR Medicine Building New Site for Outpatient Imaging, Autism CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | University of Rochester

    UR Medicine leaders will today break ground on a new building that will house a state-of-the-art outpatient Imaging Center, as well as the region's first stand-alone clinic to integrate care of autism with pediatric neuromedicine and child and adolescent psychiatry services. The 90,000-square-foot, three-story building creates space to relocate outpatient imaging, interventional radiology clinics and autism/neuromedicine/behavioral health pediatric programs from the University of Rochester Medical Center campus to an easily accessible location along East River Road and the I-390 corridor.

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  6. Wilmot Cancer Institute Opens Smoking Cessation Program for PatientsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | University of Rochester

    As many as 33 percent of cancer survivors alive today in the U.S. are smokers. Many of them continue to smoke during and after cancer treatment, which not only puts them at risk for additional health problems, but also makes cancer treatments less effective.

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  7. Wilmot Cancer Institute welcomes two physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Richard F. Dunne , M.D., and Patrick M. Reagan , M.D., have joined UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute faculty full time after completing fellowships at Wilmot in recent years. As members of the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Reagan will focus on lymphoma, and Dunne will work with gastrointestinal tumors. 2 comments

  8. UR Medicine Launching Services at Eastside YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | University of Rochester

    A unique collaboration between UR Medicine and the YMCA of Greater Rochester , several years in the making, is set to become reality as the first health care services provided by UR Medicine open Monday, Aug. 3, in the newly expanded Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield. The relationship developed out of a mutual desire to create a health and wellness complex that provides the community an easy-to-access location where everyone, from infants to seniors, can benefit from a more complete spectrum of wellness and health care, said Peter Robinson, University of Rochester Medical Center vice president and chief operating officer.

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  9. Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rochester Red Wings celebrate cancer survivorship July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | University of Rochester

    On Friday, July 31, cancer survivors and their families and friends will come together for Survivors Night at Frontier Field to raise awareness of the joys and challenges of cancer survivorship. This event is presented by UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute.

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  10. UR Medicine Acquiring 2 Urgent Care CentersRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | University of Rochester

    The new centers join UR Medicine's Strong Urgent Care in Spencerport and Thompson Health Urgent Care in Farmington. The goal is to provide patients convenient and affordable health care choices with high-quality care backed by the trusted UR Medicine system.

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  11. URMC Earns $2.5 Million HRSA Grant to Improve Geriatric CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Efforts to improve health care for older adults in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region will be bolstered by a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration . The funds, awarded to the Division of Geriatrics and Aging at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will support the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program in establishing an education center to enhance care and improve health outcomes for older adults.

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  12. Study: Virtual Research Studies FeasibleRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | University of Rochester

    A new pilot study in Parkinson's disease suggests a new era of clinical research which removes the barrier of distance for both scientists and volunteers. The research, which appears in the journal Digital Health , could also enable researchers to leverage the rapid growth in personal genetic testing to better diagnose, and potentially treat, a wide range of diseases.

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  13. Success of Hypertension Intervention Garners National HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Andrea Clarke has served as a community health advocate with the Blood Pressure Advocate Program since the program was developed by the Center for Community Health in 2012. The American Hospital Association announced today that it will honor Rochester's successful Blood Pressure Advocate Program for its effort to improve community health, awarding the program the 2015 American Hospital Association NOVA Award.

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  14. Upcoming golf tournaments support cancer research and care in Rochester regionRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | University of Rochester

    About half of all men and a third of all women in the U.S. will develop cancer at some point during their lives, proof that cancer is a disease that touches almost everyone in some way. Despite this, cancer also inspires people to help others often by hosting community events that raise awareness and money for research.

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  15. School Physicals Set for Thursdays in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | University of Rochester

    School physicals for youth ages four through 19 will be offered on Thursdays in August at the University of Rochester Medical Center, with no out-of-pocket cost for families. The School, Sports, and Work Permit Physicals program will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. August 6, 13, 20, and 27, at the Golisano Children's Hospital Pediatric Practice, located on the 6th floor of Strong Memorial Hospital's Ambulatory Care Facility.

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  16. Highland Hospital Geriatrician Chosen for National Fellowship ProgramRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Krupa Shah, M.D., M.P.H., geriatric hospitalist at Highland Hospital, has been named an American Geriatrics Society Fellow by the American Geriatrics Society's Board of Directors. Dr. Shah is one of only a handful of AGS fellows in the Rochester area.

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  17. URMC Supporting Global Health with Technology, Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Researchers at URMC have commenced two projects to improve maternal and mental health in low- and middle-income countries by harnessing information technology and social media. The first, led by Eric Caine, M.D. , chair of the Department of Psychiatry , will train researchers from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Mongolia to use mobile technology and social media to discern when populations are under mental stress.

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  18. URMC Leads International Study of Heart DrugRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are leading an international study testing a new drug for patients with an inherited heart rhythm disorder called Long QT syndrome 3 . The drug is designed to treat a specific glitch in the heart's electrical system that's caused by a genetic mutation found in patients with this rare disorder.

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  19. UR Professor Ron Epstein Has Four Papers Ranked As 'Landmarks' in Medical EducationRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | University of Rochester

    An article led by Ronald M. Epstein, M.D. , and published in 2002 is among the top-five most widely cited medical education articles in the last century. Three other manuscripts either authored or co-authored by Epstein are ranked in the top 50. In the scientific community, the number of citations for written work is a barometer of impact, influence and research productivity.

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  20. Mink receives Award for Excellence in Tourette SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | University of Rochester

    Jonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D. , the Frederick A. Horner, M.D. Endowed Professor in Pediatric Neurology, and Chief of the Division of Child Neurology at UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital, has received the first Dr. Oliver Sacks Award for Excellence in Tourette Syndrome. The award, presented by the Tourette Association of America , was announced at the First World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders in London.

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