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Maquat Wins Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
Lynne E. Maquat, Ph.D., the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2018 Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences. The award honors scientists who challenge accepted thinking and work tirelessly to open new fields of research and understanding in the biomedical sciences. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Renowned Cardiologist Arthur J. Moss, Pioneer of Research and Treatment in Sudden Death, Passes Away
Moss was known worldwide for his six-decade quest to understand and treat heart disease, for his devotion to patients and for his ground-breaking research collaborations that led to some of the most significant and long-lasting discoveries in the prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac death. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Offers Nitrous Oxide as Pain Management Option for Maternity Patients
Highland Hospital is now the first hospital in the Rochester region to offer nitrous oxide as an additional pain relief option to mothers in labor. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Receives $1.5 Million Donation for New Nutrition Research Program
Highland Hospital will receive a $1.5 million donation from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies for a new nutrition research program. Lead by Thomas M. Campbell II, M.D., and Erin Campbell, M.D., M.P.H., this significant research venture will focus on plant-based nutrition and will be part of Highland ’s new Weight Management& Lifestyle Center. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Evening of Fine Wine and Scrumptious Bites to Benefit Patient Care
Celebrating a vintage 27th year, the Friends of Strong Gala Wine Tasting is set to swirl at the historic Monroe Golf Club, Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m., in support of patient- and family-centered care initiatives throughout UR Medicine ’s Strong Memorial Hospital. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

In Wine, There ’s Health: Low Levels of Alcohol Good for the Brain
While a couple of glasses of wine can help clear the mind after a busy day, new research shows that it may actually help clean the mind as well. The new study, which appears in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that low levels of alcohol consumption tamp down inflammation and helps the brain clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer ’s disease. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Lungs Mays Hold Key to Thwarting Brain Damage after a Stroke
The harm caused by a stroke can be exacerbated when immune cells rush to the brain an inadvertently make the situation worse. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are studying new ways to head off this second wave of brain damage by using the lungs to moderate the immune system ’s response. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

HPV May Lurk In Your Throat
URMC researchers found human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical and head and neck cancers, hiding in small pockets on the surface of tonsils. They believe HPV may evade the immune system in this hiding place, allowing the virus to lay in wait for an opportunity to reinstate an infection or invade the tonsil tissue to develop cancer. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Research is Changing the Game for Melanoma Treatment
Wilmot Cancer Institute patients with advanced melanoma (stage III) now have more options for treatment, thanks to research co-authored by a University of Rochester Medical Center surgical oncologist and published in Lancet Oncology. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Boosts Women ’s Heart Health with New, Larger Team
UR Medicine is tackling the growing, life-threatening problem of heart disease in women with Upstate New York ’s largest team of female cardiovascular experts dedicated to the unique health challenges women experience. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Messing Honored for Advancing Urological Care
Edward Messing, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been recognized by the American Urological Association (AUA) for 35 years of accomplishment in improving care for individuals with bladder, kidney, prostate, and testicular cancer. Messing will receive the Ramon Guiteras Award at the AUA ’s annual meeting in May in San Francisco. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Robert Haggerty, former URMC Chair of Pediatrics, dies at 92
Robert Haggerty, M.D., former Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, died on Tuesday. He was 92. Throughout a career that spanned six decades, Haggerty led numerous child health initiatives that changed the way that pediatricians — and in some cases, entire health systems — practice medicine. His substantial contributions to the field were so wide-reaching and varied that a colleague once referred to him as “the Joe DiMaggio of pediatrics.” (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Marks Heart Month with Talks, Screenings in February
UR Medicine is observing American Heart Month by holding a series of community talks about ways to improve your heart health and health screenings throughout the month of February. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Professor Emeritus and Pioneer of Neurotoxicology Dies at 92
Bernard “Bernie” Weiss, ’53 (Ph.D.) was a monumental and beloved figure in the scientific community. He helped found the field of behavioral toxicology and was a defining presence in the URMC Department of Environmental Medicine for 50 years. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Medical Students Host Anti-Human Trafficking Conference Jan. 27
Students from the School of Medicine and Dentistry are hosting a day-long conference on Saturday Jan. 27, to bring attention to the global epidemic of human trafficking, and educate health care providers and members of the community about the role they can play in identifying and helping victims. The event, taking place in the Class of ’62 auditorium, also aims to promote advocacy and collaboration between URMC health care providers and local and regional agencies working to battle the problem. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Pancreatic Tumors May Require a One-Two-Three Punch
One of the many difficult things about pancreatic cancer is that tumors are resistant to most treatments because of their unique density and cell composition. However, in a new Wilmot Cancer Institute study, scientists discovered that a three-drug combination can simultaneously target the cancer cells as well as the other harmful, inflammatory cells within the tumor, to improve survival. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

For City Kids with Asthma, Telemedicine and In-School Care Cut ER Visits in Half
Children with asthma in the Rochester City School District who received a combination of telemedicine support and school-based medication therapy were almost half as likely to need an emergency room or hospital visit for their asthma, according to new research from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Introduces Customized App for Bariatric Patients
Highland Hospital is teaming up with “Baritastic,” a weight loss app, to offer a customized experience for patients in the Highland Bariatric Program. By connecting to Highland’s Bariatric Program through the “Baritastic” app, users will be able to more easily share information with their dietitians, access the program’s me al plans, and receive notifications of upcoming support events. Highland is the first hospital in Monroe County to offer this kind of tool for weight loss patients. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Visitor Restrictions Aim to Stop Spread of Flu
As our community, like much of the country, grapples with high levels of flu activity, we're taking the following measures to limit its spread and best protect patients and staff at Highland Hospital. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Visitor Restrictions Aim to Stop Spread of Influenza
With influenza now prevalent in our community, UR Medicine is taking steps to help limit the spread and best protect patients and staff at Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital, Golisano Children ’s Hospital, and Wilmot Cancer Center. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Helps Genesee County Family Embrace Heart of Holidays
“Mommy is coming home for Christmas!” You can almost hear squeals of delight from a toddler who couldn ’t possibly understand the harrowing fight for life that her mother has survived. Carrie Thornley Fisher was in heart failure near the end of her second pregnancy. After giving birth to a healthy boy, the 32-year-old spent nearly two months on life-saving mechanical support until she received a heart transplant Sept. 19 at UR Medicine ’s Strong Memorial Hospital, upstate New York’s only comprehensive heart failure service. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Amid Shortage, UR Nursing's Passport Health One of Select Clinics Offering Yellow Fever Vaccination
The Passport Health clinic at the University of Rochester School of Nursing is among a limited number of sites chosen to administer yellow fever immunizations during a period of anticipated shortages of the vaccine nationwide. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Study Pokes Holes in Kratom ’s ‘Bad Rap’
A recently published scientific review led by URMC associate professor of Psychiatry Marc Swogger, Ph.D., may help reduce misconceptions about the controversial plant kratom and highlight its potential as a tool to treat opioid addiction that deserves more research. The study points to kratom's potential as a safer substitute for opioids and suggests it also may help reduce negative mood and relieve anxiety. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Newest Data Links Inflammation to Chemo-brain
Inflammation in the blood plays a key role in “chemo-brain,” according to a published pilot study that provides evidence for what scientists have long believed. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Physician Elected Vice President of International Geriatric Fracture Society
The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) has elected Highland Hospital Associate Chief of Medicine, Daniel Mendelson, M.S., M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, as vice president. Dr. Mendelson will serve a two-year term, followed by a two-year term as president. A founding board member, Dr. Mendelson will be the first geriatrician to lead this group. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Peter Wyman Chosen to Co-Lead Suicide Prevention Task Force
URMC professor Psychiatry Peter Wyman, Ph.D, was recently selected to co-chair the Governor's new Suicide Prevention Task Force, aimed at developing innovative prevention strategies, particularly for high-risk groups like teens, veterans, individuals with mental illness and members of the LGBTQ community. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Electrical Stimulation in Brain Bypasses Senses, Instructs Movement
The brain ’s complex network of neurons enables us to interpret and effortlessly navigate and interact with the world around us. But when these links are damaged due to injury or stroke, critical tasks like perception and movement can be disrupted. New research is helping scientists figure out how to harne ss the brain’s plasticity to rewire these lost connections, an advance that could accelerate the development of neuro-prosthetics. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Joseph to Head Urology Department
Jean Joseph, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., a pioneer in the field of robotic surgery, will become the next chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Urology. Joseph will assume the position effective January 1, 2018. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine/Highland Hospital Welcomes Three New Orthopaedic Surgeons
UR Medicine/Highland Hospital announces the addition of three new orthopaedic surgeons: Sandeep Mannava, M.D., Ph.D., Emmanuel Menga, M.D., and Susan McDowell, M.D. All three doctors will see patients and perform surgery at Highland Hospital. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Mustian Selected as Fellow by Elite National Leadership Program
Karen Mustian, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., has been named a Fellow in the 2017-18 class for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine ® (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Open, Honest Talk about Death Does No Harm
Talking through bad news can be good for the doctor-patient relationship —debunking a common myth among patients, according to a study co-authored by the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Entrepreneurs Fund Cardiac Surgery Professorship at University of Rochester
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry has received a $2 million gift from Jude S. Sauer, M.D. and his family to establish a distinguished professorship to be held by the chief of Cardiac Surgery. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

School of Nursing Professor Recognized by American Heart Association
Only 25 percent of patients who suffer cardiac arrest while hospitalized survive to hospital discharge. It ’s a daunting statistic, but Mina Attin, Ph.D., R.N., an assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, has been honored by the American Heart Association (AHA) for her work to improve those odds in patients with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Lynne Maquat Wins Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science
Maquat is the recipient of the annual award that honors women scientists with a “stellar record” of research accomplishments who have made significant contributions to mentoring other women in science. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Horowitz Chosen to Lead URMC Division of Palliative Care
Robert K. Horowitz, M.D., has been named Chief of the Division of Palliative Care and the Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Taubman Tapped to Chair AMSNY
Mark Taubman, M.D., CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center, has been selected as chair of the Board of Trustees of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY). The 3-year appointment became effective at the end of October. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Do Old Order Mennonites Hold the Key to Understanding Food Allergies?
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is embarking on a $2.4 million study focused on a population that is virtually immune to food allergies: the Old Order Mennonite Community. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Cardiologist Receives High Honor from American Heart Association
University of Rochester Medical Center cardiologist Arthur J. Moss, M.D., whose research on cardiac arrhythmias has saved countless lives and changed the treatment of heart disease worldwide, was honored with the 2017 James B. Herrick Award at the American Heart Association ’s Scientific Sessions. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Parkinson ’s Disease: A Looming Pandemic
New research shows that the number of people with Parkinson ’s disease will soon grow to pandemic proportions. In a commentary appearing today in the journal JAMA Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center neurologist Ray Dorsey, M.D. and Bastiaan Bloem, M.D., Ph.D., with Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands, argue that the medical community must be mobilized to respond to this impending public health threat. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Genesee Vascular Lab Joins UR Medicine Heart & Vascular
UR Medicine has acquired Genesee Vascular Lab expanding its Heart and Vascular expertise, care and locations. Vascular surgeon Thomas Penn, M.D., who formed the practice in 1977, will continue to provide non-invasive vascular diagnostic testing at its Brighton and Penfield locations. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Begins Offering Donor Breast Milk to Premature Infants
Babies with very low birthweights — those weighing less than 3.3 pounds — now have access to donor breastmilk and donor milk products when a mother’s own milk is not available. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Awarded Nearly $6 Million to Study Deadly Bone Infections
The team, in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research, will study how a deadly bacteria gets into bone and how patients ’ immune responses to the bug can actually make them sicker and more likely to die. Armed with this new information, they hope to create new antibiotics and immunotherapies that can defeat the bug. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

In Pursuit of a Universal Flu Vaccine
Developing a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the flu virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most promising strategies is strong, but not completely bulletproof. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital to Host UR Medicine Breast Imaging Event
Highland Hospital will be hosting “Your Breast Health. Facts, Myths& More. ” a free casual evening of mingling and education with the UR Medicine Breast Imaging team, on Thursday, November 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Ballroom 384 at City Grill, 384 East Avenue in Rochester. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Hosts Bladder Health Information Event November 15
n recognition of November as National Bladder Health Awareness Month, and UR Medicine Adult Pelvic Health and Continence Care will host a free educational event on bladder health for women and men, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 500 Red Creek Drive, Rochester. The talk will focus on causes, symptoms and treatments for a range of bladder issues, including one of the most common health problems women will face in their lifetimes: urinary incontinence (UI). (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Scientists Link Pancreatic Cancer Survival to Four Genes
Alterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients survive with pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in Jama Oncology. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Palliative Care Program Earns Top National Certification
The Palliative Care Program at UR Medicine ’s Strong Memorial Hospital has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Palliative Care Certification. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

HEAL Program Marks First Successful Year
The HEAL program, which turned one-year old this month, is among the first in the nation to offer interpersonal violence victims access to physical and mental health services, as well as legal and social support, all in one place. The program has improved the safety, health and well-being of hundreds of victims, and looks to expand its reach. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 31, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Collaborative HEAL Program Marks First Successful Year
The HEAL program, which turned one-year old this month, is among the first in the nation to offer interpersonal violence victims access to physical and mental health services, as well as legal and social support, all in one place. The program has improved the safety, health and well-being of hundreds of victims, and looks to expand its reach. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Erie County Woman Running Again After Heart, Lung Failure
Jennifer Bardrof was the picture of health: a young mother of two, schoolteacher and avid runner. Yet when she experienced flu-like symptoms, no one expected it would lead to heart and lung failure that required mechanical support to survive. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news