University of Rochester Medical Center

URMC resuming clinical trial of potential COVID-19 vaccine

The University of Rochester Medical Center will resume the clinical trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine after it was halted in early September. The...
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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 4:04am
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UR grad one of 3 winners of the Nobel Prize for Medicine

A graduate of the University of Rochester Medical School is one of three winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine announced early on Monday. Harvey J....
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Mon, 10/05/2020 - 6:29am
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URMC conducting trial for potential coronavirus vaccine

The University of Rochester Medical Center is conducting another Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine under the federal Operation...
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Fri, 09/04/2020 - 9:51am
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Key figure in surgery education, URMC's Dr. Seymour Schwartz has died

Officials at the University of Rochester Medical Center are remembering a beloved and iconic personality from their surgical staff, Dr. Seymour Schwartz...
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Sun, 08/30/2020 - 2:55pm
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Well-known local developer and philanthropist David Flaum has died

Well-known local real estate developer and philanthropist David Flaum has died. A statement from the family on Thursday night said that Flaum, the CEO...
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Fri, 08/21/2020 - 7:47am
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URMC to study blood plasma as COVID-19 therapy

The University of Rochester Medical Center is joining two clinical trials exploring the treatment potential of plasma transfusions from people who have...
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 1:55pm
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URMC receives grant funding to aid sickle cell treatment

The University of Rochester Medical Center has been named the recipient of a grant for sickle cell anemia treatment, a condition that disproportionately...
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:07pm
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Additional cost-cutting moves at the U of R

The University of Rochester is looking at some more cost-cutting moves, driven by the impact of the recent economic downturn. The U of R previously has...
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Fri, 06/05/2020 - 1:46pm
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COVID-19 linked syndrome strikes children

Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) is a new illness associated with COVID-19 that doctors in Rochester are trying to understand. There...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 1:47pm
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Clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine expected to start Monday

A clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine will start in Rochester on Monday. The drug, developed by Pfizer and research firm BioNTech , will be...
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 11:37am
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