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.

Casana raises another $30 million

The health care technology firm now has garnered $46 million in total capital, to speed development and commercialization of its cuffless blood pressure monitor built into the toilet seat.

A grassroots mental health strategy

To counter a shortage of mental health and addiction counselors, RIT’s Caroline Easton launched a program to recruit the “best of the best interns” from across the U.S.