Researching how teens’ brains develop

The University of Rochester Medical Center is part of the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health ever undertaken in the United States.

Saving laser research

It was only a few months ago that the University of Rochester’s Laser Lab was uncertain about its future. Now, it has joined eight other high-intensity laser facilities tasked with restoring the nation’s competitive edge in laser research.

Is single payer in New York the answer?

A tribal conflict over the fate of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act has rekindled support for universal access and the single-payer model. The Rochester Beacon asked the St. Joseph Neighborhood Center’s Sr. Christine Wagner and former Excellus CEO David Klein to address this important topic.

The other opioid crisis

Rochester health care providers are hard at work averting another type of opioid crisis: a shortage of injectable opioids for home hospice and other outpatients who truly need them. How are they dealing with the challenge?