The shortage hitting CT scans

The flow of contrast dye, an iodine-based compound vital for certain medical scans, has dried up. The cause: a COVID-related lockdown in Shanghai, location of a GE Healthcare plant that produces much of the world’s supply.

URMC gets $10 million to tackle autoimmune diseases

The National Institutes of Health grant funds the University of Rochester Medical Center’s role in a network that examines therapies for autoimmune diseases. The local team will lead work on rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis.