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URMC COVID-19 vaccine trials paused

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is joining hospitals around the world in conducting a phase 3 clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine, known as AZD1222.

Free the People Rochester’s virtual teach-in discusses UR’s complicity

“When you’re in that community, you need to take it as your own. This is our community,” Maring said. “That’s the problem with students, that they come to [UR] for four years and they talk shit about [UR], they talk shit about Rochester, they don’t ever get off-campus, they don’t ever interact with the community.”

UR tentatively starts reopening research labs

The labs have several social distancing measures in place, like limiting the number of people in labs, strategically scheduling shifts, and reorganizing spaces.

URMC studies COVID-19 vaccines, social distancing

Though testing will take place with multiple visits over a period of two years, it’s possible that the resulting vaccine will be ready for emergency use before then, with plans in place for millions of doses to be available by the end of the year, and production being upped to hundreds of millions in 2021.

UR team develops COVID-19 screening software for URMC workers

By asking questions related to the disease’s symptoms, the tool tells the user whether they potentially have COVID-19.

Coronavirus treatment trial to begin at URMC

Remdesivir is one of the drugs being tested as a treatment for COVID-19. Scientists hope that it will block the virus’ ability to replicate within cells.

URMC to pay $3 million for privacy violation

URMC will pay a $3 million penalty to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. 

Metro Deli replaces Med Center’s Au Bon Pain

Metro Deli, newly occupying the space previously held by sandwich cafe Au Bon Pain, held its grand opening in the Medical Center on March 25.

New URMC facility makes healthcare accessible to Rochester

The facility will be easily accessible to Eastman students, located a few blocks away.

Au Bon Pain cafes close

The two Au Bon Pain cafes in the URMC closed their doors as the result of a mutual decision following a dispute in contract between the University and Healthy Choice.