Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine are using a special breed of frogs to study human diseases such as cancer. It turns out our amphibious friends have a lot to teach us about how tumors grow.Read More
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The University of Rochester in New York welcomed four new research scientists to their faculty in 2015. These new faculty members bring expertise in the fields of neurobiology, epigenetics, immunology, and molecular genetics to some of the over 1,000 clinical research projects being conducted at the University's Medical Center .
Over 3,000 Researchers at University of Rochester
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In 1962, John F. Kennedy declared that the United States would go to the moon and in 1969, we did. Now President Obama is calling for the same level of national focus and dedication to win the war against cancer. He announced a new “moonshot” during his last State of the Union Address - a moonshot to cure cancer.Read More
Since its emergence in the 1980's, HIV/AIDS has been a prominent point of research for life scientists around the world. With no current cure or vaccine available, scientists receive substantial amounts of funding to study this virus to gain a better understanding of it as well as to produce a vaccine that will combat the virus better than current treatments do, which can only slow and control the virus, but not cure it.