Without additional state funding New York Medical School officials say they won’t be able to attract or keep world class researchers. Albany lawmakers have rejected their 50 million dollar request to fund recruitment and retention efforts. 

New York’s medical research institutions say they can’t compete with the funds out-of-state universities are using to lure the nation’s top research talent.

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It all began with one Gorbel employee, says President Brian Reh, who was going through physical therapy with her daughter.

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Full interview with Spencer Rosero, UR Associate Professor of Medicine and creator the Living Biosensor System


A new device created at the University of Rochester could provide physicians with real time information about the health of their patients.

The implantable biosensor can be customized for each patient and the part of the body it is monitoring.

Spencer Rosero, Associate Professor of Medicine, created the device—about the size of a watch battery.

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A trio of top research institutions in the Albany area have announced that they're teaming up to collaborate on biomedical science.

The Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and University at Albany signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday morning to form a new group called the NY Cap Research Alliance.

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Although New York's legislative session wrapped up last week, angling for new public policy hasn't ceased.

Tuesday, the Business Council of New York State (BCNYS) tried to regain traction for its agenda by re-releasing a report from May.

The thrust of the report outlines how New York is uncompetitive in the growing biotech sector and losing jobs to more welcoming states. BCNYS uses the document to suggest three recommendations to level the playing field.