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Science Is Art: Exploring protein

Science Is Art: Exploring protein

Researchers find way to provide protein for scientific study

Upstate researcher awarded federal grant to develop of 3D-model of optic nerve head cells …

Upstate researcher awarded federal grant to develop of 3D-model of optic nerve head cells for use in glaucoma research

Preethi S. Ganapathy, MD, PhD, is awarded a two-year, $447,000 grant from the National Eye Institute to further her research into the chronic and progressive eye disease.

Research roundup: A look at recent work by Upstate scientists

Research roundup: A look at recent work by Upstate scientists

Areas of study: cannabis and pain tolerance; Alzheimer's disease and viruses: stool transplants

Two Upstate students honored for their research are among SUNY GREAT award winners

Two Upstate students honored for their research are among SUNY GREAT award winners

Upstate students receiving the GREAT awards are Nicholas Brennan, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Victoria Zoccoli-Rodriguez, Microbiology and Immunology.

With reports of accelerated and acute silicosis on the rise, Upstate researchers re-examin…

With reports of accelerated and acute silicosis on the rise, Upstate researchers re-examine data of ill Texas sandblasters from nearly 40 years ago and find answers

Article published earlier this year in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine defines a level of silicosis (called accelerated silicosis) that can evade detection through usual diagnostic measures.

Samuel Herberg wins national research award for his work on glaucoma

Samuel Herberg wins national research award for his work on glaucoma

The honor from the BrightFocus Foundation recognizes "exceptionally promising and forward-thinking ideas in the field of glaucoma research."

Sweet science: An easy rock candy project for kids

Sweet science: An easy rock candy project for kids

A researcher shares an easy -- and sugary -- science project for youngsters

Upstate Cancer Center marks 10th anniversary with research retreat April 26

Upstate Cancer Center marks 10th anniversary with research retreat April 26

Faculty will offer brief overviews of current cancer-related research during morning and afternoon scientific sessions. Among the issues to be addressed include artificial intelligence, leukemia and ovarian, kidney, prostate and breast cancers.

Medical breakthrough

Medical breakthrough

Drug, vaccines will help shield babies, seniors from widespread virus

Baldwin Fund tours Upstate, visits with researchers to learn about Funds impact on breast …

Baldwin Fund tours Upstate, visits with researchers to learn about Funds impact on breast cancer research

Upstate researches have been awarded more than $4 million from the Carol M. Baldwin Fund for Breast Cancer Research.

Upstate pulmonologist awarded $1 million NIH grant to unlock genetic secrets of COPD resis…

Upstate pulmonologist awarded $1 million NIH grant to unlock genetic secrets of COPD resistance and vulnerability

Auyon Ghosh will analyze data of more than 60,000 patients studying genetic factors that contribute to disease risk; study will also address genetic factors that may protect those at risk from developing COPD.

Paula Trief to receive award for research from the American Diabetes Association

Paula Trief to receive award for research from the American Diabetes Association

Award recognizes Trief's outstanding scientific achievement in the understanding of behavioral aspects of diabetes.

Three join Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Three join Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Joining Upstate are Ryan Butzko, DO, Phillip Gary, MD, and Mansur Javaid, MD.

International sleep award named for Upstate neurologist

International sleep award named for Upstate neurologist

The World Sleep Society will present the Antonio Culebras Award in recognition of excellence in the promotion of sleep's essential role in health.

Upstate researchers pioneer breakthrough microscopy technique to uncover the secrets of vi…

Upstate researchers pioneer breakthrough microscopy technique to uncover the secrets of vision loss, offering hope for new therapies

$2.8 million grant from the National Eye Institute is funding the team's work.

Local teens testing pediatric Lyme disease vaccine

Local teens testing pediatric Lyme disease vaccine

Ashton and Jordan Miller, helping Upstate researchers find the elusive vaccine for Lyme disease.

Global Health Institute opens new location off campus

Global Health Institute opens new location off campus

East Syracuse site will be home to institutes clinical trials for new vaccines, drug treatments for infectious diseases.

Upstate celebrates Black History Month with series of lectures

Upstate celebrates Black History Month with series of lectures

Warren Hilton, PhD, president of Onondaga Community College, will speak on Student Success and Academic Excellence panel Feb. 12.

Upstate doctoral student, a finalist for SUNY chancellors dissertation honor

Upstate doctoral student, a finalist for SUNY chancellors dissertation honor

Mahumud's dissertation was one of four recognized out of nearly 1,300.

Upstate, Binghamton combine strengths for research on hydrocephalus

Upstate, Binghamton combine strengths for research on hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is marked by a fluid build-up in the brain that can cause damage to brain tissues and impact brain function.

Upstate joins international consortium in recognition of its Integrative Medicine program

Upstate joins international consortium in recognition of its Integrative Medicine program

Dr Kaushal Nanavati is architect of the program that combines conventional medicine and complementary therapies to achieve optimal health and healing.

Conference to feature Upstate-led medical innovations Jan. 23

Conference to feature Upstate-led medical innovations Jan. 23

Event will also feature a pitch event for new medical devices.

Upstate honors Dr King by examining health advocacy at Health Justice Conference Jan. 15

Upstate honors Dr King by examining health advocacy at Health Justice Conference Jan. 15

Roselyn Tso, U.S. director of Indian Health Service, who oversees health care programs for approximately 2.7 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, will give the conference keynote address.

The Upstate Foundation receives $247,500 donation from Paiges Butterfly Run

The Upstate Foundation receives $247,500 donation from Paiges Butterfly Run

Donation will support pediatric cancer care, research and family services,

Upstate offers nuclear scan for heart issue once thought rare

Upstate offers nuclear scan for heart issue once thought rare

Upstate's new chair of Medicine seeks to raise awareness of cardiac amyloidosis.

Upstate researcher wins $1.6 million grant to expand knowledge of vision restoration

Upstate researcher wins $1.6 million grant to expand knowledge of vision restoration

Reyna Martinez-DeLuna, PhD, is awarded the four-year grant from the National Eye Institute.

Upstate startup wins $50,000 FuzeHub grant

Upstate startup wins $50,000 FuzeHub grant

The FuzeHub grant for Dr. Audrey Bernstein and Tere Williams is the second grant for their vision startup, DUB Biologics.

Upstate embarks on traumatic brain injury clinical trial

Upstate embarks on traumatic brain injury clinical trial

Trial will investigate efficacy of two types of treatment strategies.

Combining cell biology and bioengineering, researchers work to create 'mini kidney' for ac…

Combining cell biology and bioengineering, researchers work to create 'mini kidney' for accurate testing

The research venture between Upstate and Syracuse University is funded by a grant from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Researcher awarded $600,000 federal grant to investigate link between obesity and chronic …

Researcher awarded $600,000 federal grant to investigate link between obesity and chronic wounds

Dr. Norifumi Urao's work aims to understand how chronic wounds are related to dysregulated white blood cells, called neutrophils.

Upstate researcher awarded $1.2 million federal grant to look at prevention of Sudden Unex…

Upstate researcher awarded $1.2 million federal grant to look at prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

SUDEP is the most common disease-related cause of death with epilepsy.

Up Close: How immune checkpoint inhibitors revolutionize cancer treatment

Up Close: How immune checkpoint inhibitors revolutionize cancer treatment

These medications are generally well tolerated by patients

Upstate seeks patients for clinical trial of medication to treat early Alzheimers disease

Upstate seeks patients for clinical trial of medication to treat early Alzheimers disease

The study, is designed to determine if the study drug, called varoglutamstat, can stabilize or slow memory and thinking problems that increase in early AD.

Upstate scientists awarded $2 million to unlock secrets of aging: investigating mitochondr…

Upstate scientists awarded $2 million to unlock secrets of aging: investigating mitochondria-lysosome interaction

Professors Xie Jie Chen, PhD, and Patricia Kane, PhD, will collaborate on this study over the next five years

Upstate researcher awarded $3.2 million grant to develop breakthrough treatment for battle…

Upstate researcher awarded $3.2 million grant to develop breakthrough treatment for battlefield injuries to prevent sepsis and respiratory disease

Juntao Luo, PhD, has received federal funding for numerous research projects addressing drug delivery, nanomedicine and cancer treatments.

Radiation twice a day, or a higher dose daily?

Radiation twice a day, or a higher dose daily?

Upstate-led research outlines options for lung cancer patients

Upstate study highlights end-of-life needs for dialysis patients

Upstate study highlights end-of-life needs for dialysis patients

Ayorinde I. Soipe, MD, MSc, the study's lead author, believes the study is one of the first to describe a subgroup of dialysis patients who discontinue maintenance dialysis without enrollment in hospice.

Upstate Startup wins SUNY award for revolutionary corneal injury treatment

Upstate Startup wins SUNY award for revolutionary corneal injury treatment

DUB Biologics is headed by co-founders Upstate Professor Audrey Bernstein and Research Associate Tere Williams.

Liver cancer  the potential side effect of sugar substitutes

Liver cancer the potential side effect of sugar substitutes

A recent study links some commonly used sugar alcohols to the disease

Upstate grad student Aya Kobeissi wins prestigious award for her research on empathy and d…

Upstate grad student Aya Kobeissi wins prestigious award for her research on empathy and dementia

Aya Kobeissi, is currently working in the laboratory of Upstate Professor Wei-Dong Yao, PhD

FDA approval of immunotherapy treatment for RSV hailed by Upstate doctor as a great day fo…

FDA approval of immunotherapy treatment for RSV hailed by Upstate doctor as a great day for babies

Dr. Joseph Domachowskes research on the project dates back nearly a decade when he enrolled the first infants in the clinical trial to test the antibody.

Upstate SURF Program opens doors for aspiring scientists

Upstate SURF Program opens doors for aspiring scientists

This year the program features 20 participants who are on campus through Aug. 11.

Science Is Art

Science Is Art

A graduate student researches a possible clue to heart disease

Gap in research capabilities filled as Upstate opens new electron microscopy facility

Gap in research capabilities filled as Upstate opens new electron microscopy facility

Creating an electron microscopy facility was one of the priorities outlined in the Research Strategic Plan in 2021.

Leadership reflections

Leadership reflections

Upstate's head of research says he sees himself as a "servant leader"

Upstate dementia study gets $2.3M federal grant

Upstate dementia study gets $2.3M federal grant

Wei-Dong Yao, PhD, will use the funding to investigate the role of specific gene mutations in frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

Upstate to host conference on combating mosquito-borne illness

Upstate to host conference on combating mosquito-borne illness

The conference, "The dengue endgame: imagining a world with dengue control, will be held August 9 and 10 and will include infectious disease experts from around the world.

Upstate receives grant for Public Health Scholars program

Upstate receives grant for Public Health Scholars program

Grant comes from the Associated Medical Schools of New York.

Hospital CEO Dr. Robert Corona named to the 2023 list of 101 academic medical center CEOs …

Hospital CEO Dr. Robert Corona named to the 2023 list of 101 academic medical center CEOs to know

According to Becker's, executives on this list are trailblazers in the healthcare arena."

Trio of scholars say systematic reviews are in need of overhaul; their guidance now publis…

Trio of scholars say systematic reviews are in need of overhaul; their guidance now published in seven different journals

Upstate Professor Lynne Logan, PhD, joined with faculty at Wake Forest and Stanford to offer guidance in strengthening the science behind systematic reviews.

CNYBAC selects 5 Medical Device Innovation teams

CNYBAC selects 5 Medical Device Innovation teams

Medical device teams selected address a variety of ailments, from pressure sores to diabetic foot ulcers.

New process for isolating actin from yeast opens doors for protein studies

New process for isolating actin from yeast opens doors for protein studies

Upstate paper makes cover of the Journal of Cell Science.

On the origin of congenital limb deficiency

On the origin of congenital limb deficiency

David Hootnick, MD, offers a revolutionary new approach to the topic of congenital birth defects that is featured on the cover of the American Journal of Medical Genetics.

A walk with a purpose

A walk with a purpose

Medical student organized walk to help fund brain cancer research

Graduate Studies student wins SUNY Chancellor's Award

Graduate Studies student wins SUNY Chancellor's Award

Alana Belkevich, who will earn her PhD at Upstate's Commencement May 7, is recognized for her academic excellence and leadership.

Upstate launches new webpage dedicated to helping nurses lead and conduct research

Upstate launches new webpage dedicated to helping nurses lead and conduct research

Website is in response to growing interest in nurses seeking to do research.

Upstate-led study finds stool transplants more effective than antibiotics for treating rec…

Upstate-led study finds stool transplants more effective than antibiotics for treating recurring, life-threatening gut infections

Study was led by Upstate pediatric gastroenterologist Aamer Imdad, MBBS.

SUNY Upstate professor named 80th best scientist in the world

SUNY Upstate professor named 80th best scientist in the world

The latest recognition for Steven Faraone, ADHD expert and SUNY Distinguished Professor, comes from Research.com, which also ranks him as 57th best scientist in the U.S.

Upstate seeking participants for a pediatric Lyme disease vaccine clinical trial

Upstate seeking participants for a pediatric Lyme disease vaccine clinical trial

Upstate is specifically looking for a minimum of 100 participants ages 12 to 17 for the two-year study.

Helping Natalie see

Helping Natalie see

Upstate's vision care team helps a child with cataracts and glaucoma

Upstate study links ingredient in sweeteners to liver cancer

Upstate study links ingredient in sweeteners to liver cancer

This is the first study to show the link between sugar alcohols and liver cancer, and the data also suggests these sugar alcohols could be linked to heart disease.

Working to help transplant patients, Upstate researcher awarded $3.2 million grant to help…

Working to help transplant patients, Upstate researcher awarded $3.2 million grant to help create treatment to fight HCMV infection

HCMV can significantly raise the chance of organ rejection, making its treatment crucial for those needing a life-saving transplant.

Mollapour elected president-elect of the Cell Stress Society International

Mollapour elected president-elect of the Cell Stress Society International

He begins his two-year term as the society's president in 2025. The society promotes collaboration among the various fields of stress research, international scientific cooperation, and public awareness

Study led by Upstate professor reveals that insomnia increases heart attack risk

Study led by Upstate professor reveals that insomnia increases heart attack risk

Hani Aiash, MD, PhD, led a team of more than a dozen researchers from around the world on this study.

Three Upstate students, honored for their research, are among SUNY GREAT award winners

Three Upstate students, honored for their research, are among SUNY GREAT award winners

The Graduate Research Empowering and Accelerating Talent award winners from Upstate are Akshay G. Patel, Nicole Maurici, Harsimranjit Sekhon.

Upstate study shows links between insomnia and dementia

Upstate study shows links between insomnia and dementia

Dr Roger Wong and Margaret Lovier, MPH, say sleep disturbances are a public health problem that needs to be addressed.

Expanding the definition of 'researcher'; encouraging nurse researchers at Upstate

Expanding the definition of 'researcher'; encouraging nurse researchers at Upstate

Jolene Kittle's early efforts in the job aimed at assisting nursing staff with publishing, presenting, conducting research.

Upstate MD/PhD student awarded American Heart Association fellowship, studying causes of h…

Upstate MD/PhD student awarded American Heart Association fellowship, studying causes of heart disease

Gargi Mishra was chosen by the AHA on the strength of her proposal to study the impact of the dysfunction of mitochondria in cells and how this can contribute to heart disease.

Findings of major Upstate-led clinical trial provide patients with new treatment options

Findings of major Upstate-led clinical trial provide patients with new treatment options

Study led by Dr Jeffrey Bogart found similar outcomes in once and twice-a-day radiation for small-cell lung cancer.

A trio of Upstate winners highlight major ADHD conference

A trio of Upstate winners highlight major ADHD conference

A resident, medical student and faculty members are honored for their ADHD research.

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study retinal diseases

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study retinal diseases

The EMZ Foundation aims to support outstanding investigators at the early stages of their careers who show innovation and promise in vision research.

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