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Upstate physician awarded $50,000 grant for sarcoidosis research

Upstate physician awarded $50,000 grant for sarcoidosis research

Auyon Ghosh, MD, MPH, will look to identify possible genes, particularly from a part of the cell machinery called mitochondria, that could be associated with multiorgan sarcoidosis.

Brangman honored with the 2022 Edward Henderson Award for her research and clinical achiev…

Brangman honored with the 2022 Edward Henderson Award for her research and clinical achievements by the American Geriatrics Society

Brangman delivered the societys Henderson State-of-the-Art Lecture at the AGS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting, held this week in Orlando.

Upstate receives $780,000 grant to study genetic risks for brain disorders

Upstate receives $780,000 grant to study genetic risks for brain disorders

The study by Dr. Chunyu Liu's research team will help improve understanding of biological mechanisms of schizophrenia

Upstate scientists collaborate on hydrocephalus research

Upstate scientists collaborate on hydrocephalus research

REaCH Organization contributes $20,000 in support of work of Satish Krishnamurthy, MD, and Frank Middleton, PhD,

Upstate professor awarded grant to expand work on addressing bias in health care education

Upstate professor awarded grant to expand work on addressing bias in health care education

Dr. Amy Caruso Browns Bias Checklist promotes self-reflection, educator development and quality improvement in education, while preventing the harm that comes when biased content reaches learners

Upstate report says occupational disease in New York is an epidemic in plain sight

Upstate report says occupational disease in New York is an epidemic in plain sight

The report by Michael Lax, MD, and Jeanette Zoeckler, PhD, of Upstate's Occupational Health Clinical Center, is the first study to examine occupational disease in the state in 30 years.

Two Upstate neurologists among authors of new guideline for stroke prevention in some pati…

Two Upstate neurologists among authors of new guideline for stroke prevention in some patients

Medications and exercise recommended to prevent stroke in people with symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis over placing a stent in the blood vessel or doing bypass surgery.

Upstate tick expert predicts huge season for ticks

Upstate tick expert predicts huge season for ticks

The number of ticks sent to the Upstate lab as part of its citizen science program has skyrocketed with more than 30 percent found to be carrying Lyme disease.

Upstate Distinguished Professor Stephen V. Faraone elected to Norwegian Academy of Science…

Upstate Distinguished Professor Stephen V. Faraone elected to Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

International honors have been bestowed on Faraone before. In 2019, he was elected president of the World Federation of ADHD.

Upstate expert part of major study on defining standard of care for people with autism

Upstate expert part of major study on defining standard of care for people with autism

Currently, no large-scale studies have evaluated a clinical framework to assess and treat behavioral issues in autistic children and adults

Novel epigenetic saliva test for autism developed in part at Upstate receives patent

Novel epigenetic saliva test for autism developed in part at Upstate receives patent

Collaborators on the research were Upstate, Quadrant Biosciences, and Penn State College of Medicine.

The 12th annual Beyond the Doctorate Research Day will be held virtually March 2

The 12th annual Beyond the Doctorate Research Day will be held virtually March 2

It is a day to celebrate the research of postdoctoral associates.

Discoveries by Upstate researchers could impact breast cancer treatments

Discoveries by Upstate researchers could impact breast cancer treatments

'By analyzing the primary tumor gene expression, we can predict, with very high potential to be correct, whether this tumor metastasizes in the future, in ten years, in 20 years.'

CNY Biotech Medical device competition won by start-ups targeting autism, bedsores

CNY Biotech Medical device competition won by start-ups targeting autism, bedsores

Annual event is held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator

Upstate doctors offer report on hallucination in stroke patient

Upstate doctors offer report on hallucination in stroke patient

Article was published in BMJ Case Reports

Science Is Art: Flowery reflections

Science Is Art: Flowery reflections

Springtime sight bears resemblance to microscopic image

Do probiotics benefit growth in children? Upstate study has an answer

Do probiotics benefit growth in children? Upstate study has an answer

Overall, there was no evidence that probiotics had a clinically meaningful effect on any of the growth outcomes in children from high-income countries.

Auerbach's research of sudden unexpected death of epilepsy patients attracts attention

Auerbach's research of sudden unexpected death of epilepsy patients attracts attention

Young TV star who died after a seizure in 2019 is honored in Auerbach's grantThe CURE Epilepsy Cameron Boyce Foundation SUDEP (Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy Patients) Award.

Katko urges Biden to look at Upstates success with pandemic research, testing to guide nat…

Katko urges Biden to look at Upstates success with pandemic research, testing to guide nations response to omicron

In Central New York, medical centers like SUNY Upstate Medical University have been on the forefront of our COVID-19 response," Katko offered in his letter to Biden.

Emergency opioid program documents success

Emergency opioid program documents success

Clinic offers buprenorphine treatment

Bright-light therapy is simple, safe and cost-effective, Upstate researchers conclude

Bright-light therapy is simple, safe and cost-effective, Upstate researchers conclude

The study included 100 patients and was conducted over 150 days, between January and August 2020.

Whats up at Upstate: new pharmacy, youngest vaccine recipient, vector containment lab

Whats up at Upstate: new pharmacy, youngest vaccine recipient, vector containment lab

A brief roundup of recent events

Lessons from Upstate: Bright-light therapy is simple, safe and cost-effective, researchers…

Lessons from Upstate: Bright-light therapy is simple, safe and cost-effective, researchers conclude

Approach could supplement other treatments for depression

The Upstate Foundation receives $126,000 donation from Paiges Butterfly Run  to support pe…

The Upstate Foundation receives $126,000 donation from Paiges Butterfly Run to support pediatric cancer care, research and family services

Since 1997, Paiges Butterfly Run has raised more than $3.8 million dollars in support of pediatric cancer care at Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital and the Waters Center for Childrens Cancer and Blood Disorders at Upstate.

Lessons from Upstate: Pharmacists can help verify penicillin allergy

Lessons from Upstate: Pharmacists can help verify penicillin allergy

Proposal is meant to improve the drug prescription process and save money

Lessons from Upstate: Hallucinations could reveal stroke

Lessons from Upstate: Hallucinations could reveal stroke

Upstate physicians describe a rare condition

Upstate Foundation receives $25,000 grant from AstraZeneca for Upstate Cancer Centers She …

Upstate Foundation receives $25,000 grant from AstraZeneca for Upstate Cancer Centers She Matters program

The grant will be used to expand She Matters into additional Syracuse Housing Authority residential communities to increase access to breast cancer education, screening and navigation services.

Upstate is awarded $50,000 grant from St. Baldricks Foundation to support clinical trials …

Upstate is awarded $50,000 grant from St. Baldricks Foundation to support clinical trials for children with cancer

To be able to offer clinical trials for children with cancers is one of the most important things we can do at our center, said Dr Melanie Comito.

Upstate Professor Auerbach receives International CURE Epilepsy award

Upstate Professor Auerbach receives International CURE Epilepsy award

Auerbachs team will use analytical tools that are well accepted in the cardiac field, but new to the epilepsy and SUDEP (sudden unexpected death) field, to identify epilepsy patient populations at risk of cardiac arrhythmias.

Upstate updates Life Sciences exhibit at the MOST

Upstate updates Life Sciences exhibit at the MOST

Through exhibit updates, the goal is to engage visitors in learning about human anatomical and biological characteristics, genetic traits, and the healing of human bodies through medical practice.

Upstate Foundation establishes $1.5 million endowed professorship with proceeds from Paige…

Upstate Foundation establishes $1.5 million endowed professorship with proceeds from Paiges Butterfly Run

Melanie Comito, MD, was appointed the Paige Yeomans Arnold Endowed Professor in Pediatric Oncology.

Upstate seeks volunteers for a study evaluating a new combination vaccine for the preventi…

Upstate seeks volunteers for a study evaluating a new combination vaccine for the prevention of meningitis

Upstate is working with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to develop the new combination vaccine intended to protect against five of the most prevalent serogroups of the bacteria causing meningitis.

Upstate professor named one of the worlds top scholars for writings on mental disorders

Upstate professor named one of the worlds top scholars for writings on mental disorders

Stephen Faraone, PhD, received the honor from ExpertScape, which places him in the top 0.1 percentage of scholars writing about mental disorders in the last decade.

Upstate seeks volunteers for new clinical trial testing seasonal flu vaccine

Upstate seeks volunteers for new clinical trial testing seasonal flu vaccine

Participants should be 65-85, healthy and have not received a flu shot this year.

Upstate student seeks volunteers for study tracking social media usage on mobile devices

Upstate student seeks volunteers for study tracking social media usage on mobile devices

Study seeks 20 volunteers from anywhere in the state.

Upstate Foundation awards $50,000 for brain cancer research

Upstate Foundation awards $50,000 for brain cancer research

Funding supports research program to develop novel treatments for patients with malignant gliomas, the most aggressive form of brain cancer

Curiosity can create cures

Curiosity can create cures

Basic science points the way to better diagnosis and treatment of diseases

Will cutting calories help fight breast cancer?

Will cutting calories help fight breast cancer?

Dietary change studied for possible effects

How does your tumor cell grow?

How does your tumor cell grow?

Upstate researcher gets $1.3 million NIH grant to study invasive cancers

Upstate start-up wins top award from SUNY Startup Summer School to fund small business pro…

Upstate start-up wins top award from SUNY Startup Summer School to fund small business proposal in emerging technologies fields

Upstates Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, and Thomas Stanford, MD, win support from SUNY Research Foundation special program.

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study form of dementia

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study form of dementia

The funded research will examine frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a dementia often prevalent before age 65. The Upstate study represents the first attempt to investigate the role of a new disease gene in FTD pathogenesis

Cracking the chaperone code is seen as key to better cancer drugs

Cracking the chaperone code is seen as key to better cancer drugs

Upstate professor wins prestigious grant to continue his cancer research

Upstates CNY Biotech Accelerator selects Medical Device Innovation Challenge teams from la…

Upstates CNY Biotech Accelerator selects Medical Device Innovation Challenge teams from largest pool of applications ever

Teams receive intensive mentorship, support and work space.

Upstate research expenditures grows at higher rate than any in SUNY system; 35 percent inc…

Upstate research expenditures grows at higher rate than any in SUNY system; 35 percent increase over five years

Research expenditures at Upstate now total nearly $39 million.

What animals can teach us about breast cancer

What animals can teach us about breast cancer

Cancer in dogs, cats and other creatures is studied for similarities to human cancer.

National diabetes study featured investigators and patients from Upstate's Joslin Diabetes…

National diabetes study featured investigators and patients from Upstate's Joslin Diabetes Center

Findings show serious complications from youth-onset type 2 diabetes arise by young adulthood, underscoring importance of early, intensive treatment

A promising brew?

A promising brew?

Upstate researchers explore the anti-cancer possibilities of green tea

Upstate lab tapped to assist state in identifying COVID-19 variants

Upstate lab tapped to assist state in identifying COVID-19 variants

Gov. Cuomo announced the selection of five laboratoriesincluding one at Upstate Medical Universityto bolster state efforts in identifying COVID-19 variants.

Amid recent tick population surge in CNY, U. S.  Rep. Katko highlights efforts to combat t…

Amid recent tick population surge in CNY, U. S. Rep. Katko highlights efforts to combat tick-borne illness like those underway at Upstate Medical

One element of Upstate's work on Lyme disease and ticks is its wildly successful tick identification program. Since April, more than 13,000 ticks have been sent to Upstate, with nearly one-third carrying some sort of infectious disease.

Area congressman introduces legislation to support more COVID research and pandemic prepar…

Area congressman introduces legislation to support more COVID research and pandemic preparedness at academic medical centers like Upstate Medical University

The legislation would authorize the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award federal funds to academic medical centers that have demonstrated a high level of expertise in COVID-19 research, like SUNY Upstate.

Upstate researcher lands grant from NIMH for new method to study the brain and psychiatric…

Upstate researcher lands grant from NIMH for new method to study the brain and psychiatric disease

An Upstate Medical University researcher has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health for a novel approach to studying how biological changes in the brain contribute to psychiatric disease.

The Upstate Foundation announces the new Michael E. Connolly Endowed Professorship in Lung…

The Upstate Foundation announces the new Michael E. Connolly Endowed Professorship in Lung Cancer Research

Established by wife, Penny and son, Ryan, the professorship is named for their husband and father, Michael Connolly, a non-smoker, who endured a 22-month battle with lung cancer before passing away at the age of 39.

Francesca Pignoni, PhD, named Chair of Department of Neuroscience and Physiology

Francesca Pignoni, PhD, named Chair of Department of Neuroscience and Physiology

Dr. Pignoni joined Upstate in 2009 as an Empire Scholar in the Department of Ophthalmology. She has played leadership roles in the research and academic efforts of the Ophthalmology department and the Center for Vision Research (CVR). She has served as interim chair of the department since December 2018.

In major address, Upstate's Ruth Weinstock, MD,PhD, who serves as ADA President, Medicine …

In major address, Upstate's Ruth Weinstock, MD,PhD, who serves as ADA President, Medicine & Science, heralds research that fuels journey toward diabetes cure

In remarks, Weinstock says cutting-edge research continues to drive new therapies, new technologies, and new hope for a diabetes cure.

Two from Upstate publish paper about end-of-life decisions for people with cardiac defibri…

Two from Upstate publish paper about end-of-life decisions for people with cardiac defibrillators

The paper was published in the Journal of The American Board of Family Medicine.

Upstate faculty member named as a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Upstate faculty member named as a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Alaji Bah, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Upstate Medical University was one of only 22 individuals out of 198 nominations to be named a Pew Scholar.

Science Is Art: Scarring of the cornea

Science Is Art: Scarring of the cornea

Researchers study a leading cause of blindness

Upstate professor wins award for her schizophrenia research

Upstate professor wins award for her schizophrenia research

Cynthia Shannon Weickert, PhD, honored with Outstanding Translational Research Award.

Upstate Cancer Center doctor to present results of clinical trial for small cell lung canc…

Upstate Cancer Center doctor to present results of clinical trial for small cell lung cancer at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

Evidence shows once daily radiation therapy treatment is effective.

Upstate doctor published in New England Journal of Medicine on safety and efficacy of COVI…

Upstate doctor published in New England Journal of Medicine on safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15

Stephen J. Thomas is coordinating principal investigator for Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine trial.

Upstate student wins Young Scientist award from World Congress on ADHD

Upstate student wins Young Scientist award from World Congress on ADHD

Eric Barnett is a sixth-year MD/PhD student.

Life expectancy has dropped: Why it matters

Life expectancy has dropped: Why it matters

A look at two ZIP codes in Syracuse helps explain the issue

Upstate researchers land $3 million NIH grant to study connection between sleep and stroke

Upstate researchers land $3 million NIH grant to study connection between sleep and stroke

Klingman and Fulk have studied the links between sleep disorders and stroke for years.

How scientists created a top COVID-19 test that uses saliva

How scientists created a top COVID-19 test that uses saliva

A COVID-19 detection process conceived at Upstate draws praise, widespread use

Three Upstate researchers participate in international study looking at ADHD and cardiomet…

Three Upstate researchers participate in international study looking at ADHD and cardiometabolic diseases

TIMESPAN is a five-year project that involves 17 institutions from 14 countries.

Understanding HIV

Understanding HIV

Research by Harry E. Taylor, PhD, looks at how HIV fuels infection

Upstate participating in clinical trial to test blood pressure medication to treat symptom…

Upstate participating in clinical trial to test blood pressure medication to treat symptoms of Alzheimers

Disruptive agitation can be hard for patients, caregivers.

Upstate Medical University receives Stevens Initiative funding for program to virtually co…

Upstate Medical University receives Stevens Initiative funding for program to virtually connect young people around the world

Seth Perry, PhD, wins Stevens Institute funding for Bridging Cultures to Defeat Covid-19.

Science Is Art

Science Is Art

This magnified image of a roundworm won top honors in a biologists' contest

Upstate Medical University one of four sites worldwide to enroll young children in Pfizer …

Upstate Medical University one of four sites worldwide to enroll young children in Pfizer covid vaccine trial

Upstate Medical University will be one of the first sites in the world to enroll children under 5 years of age in the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine trial when the study begins April 5.

Upstate researcher lands five-year NIH grant for $2.2 million to study chaperone proteins …

Upstate researcher lands five-year NIH grant for $2.2 million to study chaperone proteins linked to cancer

Mehdi Mollapour, PhD, received a prestigious Maximizing Investigators Research Award.

Investigating a rare disease

Investigating a rare disease

Researchers study an illness that saps one's control over bodily movement

Eyeing the storm

Eyeing the storm

Researchers explore new treatments for sepsis, a potentially deadly condition

Upstate vision researcher lands $2.6 million NIH grant and prestigious national innovation…

Upstate vision researcher lands $2.6 million NIH grant and prestigious national innovation award

Professor Peter Calvert, PhD, studies diseases that cause blindness.

Upstate opens new Vector Biocontainment Lab to propel research on coronavirus and other in…

Upstate opens new Vector Biocontainment Lab to propel research on coronavirus and other infectious diseases

New lab is a first for Upstate, will encourage research across SUNY.

Upstate professor lands $1.1 million NIH grant to study tumor cell growth related to metas…

Upstate professor lands $1.1 million NIH grant to study tumor cell growth related to metastatic cancer

The study has ties to kidney, prostate, breast and lung cancer.

Upstate researcher lands grant to study how to treat water on the brain with medication as…

Upstate researcher lands grant to study how to treat water on the brain with medication as alternative

Hydrocephalus commonly occurs after a brain injury.

Send in the ticks

Send in the ticks

An Upstate program analyzes ticks sent in by people from around the state

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