Stories about medicine

Throughout the University of Rochester Medical Center, our physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals are transforming lives through research, education, and patient care.

Read about some of them here, including stories about a miracle of a little girl, a medical student with a big heart, a physician committed to treating rare childhood neurological diseases, and one of the most powerful new cancer treatments to emerge in years.

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Pediatric care

Kinley Severson was born with multiple birth defects and just one lung. Today she is a thriving toddler, thanks to the medical professionals at Golisano Children’s Hospital.

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Michael Kelly, a fourth year medical student, embraces an interprofessional, team-based approach to humanistic care that is rooted in the school’s nationally replicated biopsychosocial model.

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The University of Rochester Medical Center is expanding its clinical enterprise through new therapies and technologies that physicians like Erika Augustine, a pediatric neurologist, are using for research and patient care.

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Patient care

UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute is among the first sites in the world to offer CAR T-cell therapy. This is one of the most powerful cancer treatments to emerge in recent years for adults with aggressive lymphoma.

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