ECMC Accreditation for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

ECMC Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program ECMC Synergy Bariatrics/Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corpora... »

3D Printing for Treating Vascular Diseases

3 D Printing for Vascular Diseases By Pamela Marcucci Imagine a 3D printer helping to better treat diseases involving the heart and the brain. That is exactly what the Jacobs Institute (JI) is doing with Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute and the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Research Center. The newest technology for treating vascular diseases, 3D printing is helping b... »

Pilot Clinical Trial at Roswell Park Will Assess AGS-003 Immunotherapy in Kidney Cancer

Study will test Argos Therapeutics agent as neoadjuvant therapy for localized renal-cell carcinoma DURHAM, N.C. and BUFFALO, N.Y. — Argos Therapeutics Inc., an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer based on the Arcelis technology platform, today announced the initiation of a single-center pilot clinical trial of AGS-... »

Possible Promising Treatment Option for Many Solid Tumors Presented by Roswell

Roswell Park research presented at ASCO 2015 shows preliminary evidence of antitumor activity; more studies needed  BUFFALO, N.Y. — A collaborative team of researchers led by Alex A. Adjei, MD, PhD, FACP, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will share results from the first clinical study of the anticancer effects of the novel agent entolimod at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 51st... »

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Roswell Park/University at Buffalo study finds significant risk for women who never smoked BUFFALO, N.Y. — Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Co... »

Roswell to Lead Gene-Sequencing Effort

Effort will examine genetic factors in common diseases and advance field of personalized medicine   BUFFALO, NY — The Roswell Park Cancer Institute Genome Project was approved December 8, 2011 as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. RPCI will lead this project, which will compile and analyze the detailed genetic data (the “genomes”) of Western New York citi... »