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University of Rochester

Private research university that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees

The University of Rochester (UR) is a private, nonsectarian, research-intensive university located in Rochester, New York. The University grants bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees through seven schools and various interdisciplinary programs. The University enrolls over 6,000 undergraduates and nearly 5,000 graduate students, and competes in the NCAA's Division III for athletics. The University with its affiliated UR Medicine health system is the largest employer in the Greater Rochester area.

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Details last updated 22-Apr-2019

People at University of Rochester

Andrei Seluanov

Associate Professor at University of Rochester

Vera Gorbunova

Co-director Rochester Aging Research Center

Steve Goldman

Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

Dirk P. Bohmann

Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research at University of Rochester Medical Center.

University of Rochester News

Naked mole rats' secret to long life could be unlocked for humans

University of Rochester - 23-Aug-2023

Scientists transfer the longevity gene to mice, extending their lifespan by 4.4%


The bowhead whale's secret to living over 200 years: Remarkable DNA repair mechanisms

Live Forever Club - 30-May-2023

Exceptional longevity and resistance to cancer holds potential implications for human health and ageing


SIRT6, the longevity sirtuin proven to enhance healthy longevity

Longevity Technology - 03-Aug-2022

SIRT6 Activator is a safe way to repair the genetic damages that may occur due to aging


Longer lifespan lies in the mechanisms regulating gene expression

EurekAlert! - 31-May-2022

Pluripotency network can have negative and positive lifespan effects


Genflow's sirtuin gene therapy can make old liver young again

Longevity Technology - 29-Mar-2022

Currently exploring the SIRT6 potential with University of Rochester’s Aging Research Center


Blind mole rats use junk DNA to trigger self-destruction of cancer cells

The Scientist - 30-Sep-2021

Retrotransposons activate immune response against precancerous cells - may have implications in humans


SIRT6 variant plays a major role in preventing the aging process

Longevity Technology - 17-Aug-2021

Novel gene therapies to prevent the accelerated aging process


Double-strand break DNA repair improved in calorie restriction mice (LEAF) - 10-Sep-2020

Helps us to understand the mechanism behind CR - and that it has an effect within weeks


Naked mole-rat's immune system is resistant to cancer

Independent - 02-Jul-2020

Their extreme biology could be key to preventing cancer in humans


SIRT6 gene improves DNA repair and increases lifespans

University of Rochester - 19-Apr-2019

Could it be tweaked to be even more efficient?


Novel approach using high molecular weight hyaluronan (HMW-HA) that has been determined to help the naked mole rat live cancer free

Kurzweil Network - 21-Jun-2013

Naked mole rats are subterranean rodents that have never been known to get cancer. Researchers h...