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Upstate grad student lands prestigious NIH fellowship to study dementia

Upstate grad student lands prestigious NIH fellowship to study dementia

Hannah Phillips, a PhD candidate in the departments of neuroscience and psychiatry at Upstate, will use the NIH grant to study frontotemporal dementia (FTD), which is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease.

New Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence at Upstate opens Nov. 14

New Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence at Upstate opens Nov. 14

The advanced technology will propel research across campus.

Upstate professor releases findings from Citizen Science Tick Testing Program

Upstate professor releases findings from Citizen Science Tick Testing Program

The project received nearly 2,000 ticks from across the state.

Leading cancer experts to deliver Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer lectures

Leading cancer experts to deliver Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer lectures

A breast surgical oncologist with an NCI-designated cancer center and leading scientist who has pioneered the field of tumor microenvironment will deliver the Endowed Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Lectures in October and November at Upstate Medical University.

Upstate startup lands recent NIH grant to develop technology to help patients better toler...

Upstate startup lands recent NIH grant to develop technology to help patients better tolerate chemotherapy

William Kerr is the lead investigator on a National Institutes of Health grant to study how manipulating a gene could help people better tolerate and recover from chemotherapy.

Upstate is part of national trial evaluating drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Upstate is part of national trial evaluating drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Sharon Brangman, MD, is leading a clinical trial of a drug aimed at slowing the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease.

Upstate hosts International Conference on Pheo Para

Upstate hosts International Conference on Pheo Para

Conference will host what is expected to be the largest single gathering of patients who have battled pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, a rare condition marked by cancerous tumors.

Faraone elected to head major international ADHD organization

Faraone elected to head major international ADHD organization

Stephen V. Faraone, PhD, Distinguished Professor at Upstate and a leading researcher on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), has been elected president of the World Federation of ADHD.

Stephen Faraone, PhD, reaps national, international honors

Stephen Faraone, PhD, reaps national, international honors

Quadrant Biosciences, StartUP NY company based at Upstate, awarded $2M NIH grant for game ...

Quadrant Biosciences, StartUP NY company based at Upstate, awarded $2M NIH grant for game changing diagnostic test

Quadrant Biosciences Inc., a StartUp NY company headquartered on the Upstate Medical University campus, has been awarded a $2 million Phase II Small Business

Upstate to host national event aimed at getting Native-American students to pursue medical...

Upstate to host national event aimed at getting Native-American students to pursue medical education

Later this month, Upstate Medical University will host 19 Native American students interested in pursuing medicine at the campus's first Association of American Indian Physicians Pre-Admission Workshop.

Upstate researcher is awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to develop novel approach to preventi...

Upstate researcher is awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to develop novel approach to preventing, treating sepsis

Upstate Medical University associate professor Juntao Luo, PhD, has been awarded a four-year $1.5 million National Institutes of Health R01 research grant to continue studying a novel technique

Upstate student is one of 29 nationwide to win honor from the American Society of Hematolo...

Upstate student is one of 29 nationwide to win honor from the American Society of Hematology

Christina Marcelus, a third-year medical student at Upstate Medical University, has been selected as one of only of 29 students in the nation to participate in the American Society of Hematology's (ASH) 2018 Minority Medical Student Award Program.

NIH grant to prevent, treat sepsis

NIH grant to prevent, treat sepsis

Upstate Medical University researcher awarded $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study novel technique to prevent and treat sepsis.

Patty Kane wins NIH grant

Patty Kane wins NIH grant

Patty Kane wins NIH grant to review how body systems eradicate cancer

Researcher is awarded $1.1 million NIH grant to continue studies on enzymes to better unde...

Researcher is awarded $1.1 million NIH grant to continue studies on enzymes to better understand neurodegenerative diseases

Dr. Patricia Kane is studying how V-ATPases, a type of enzyme, knows where and how to help cells regulate pH.

Mehdi Mollapour is named Vice Chair for Translational Research for Urology

Mehdi Mollapour is named Vice Chair for Translational Research for Urology

Mollapour to help enhance research collaborations between basic scientists and surgeons with an aim to increasing translational research.

Upstate launches new degree program that will train behavior analysts to help people with ...

Upstate launches new degree program that will train behavior analysts to help people with autism and related disorders

This new course of study should help fill the gap for trained professionals in Upstate New York, Upstate officials say.

Upstate showcases services, expertise, offers health screenings at New York State Fair, be...

Upstate showcases services, expertise, offers health screenings at New York State Fair, beginning Aug. 22

On Aug. 31 Upstate will present a 15-foot tall brain that fairgoers can walk through to learn what happens to the brain during a traumatic injury, stroke or concussion.

Researchers discover key link in understanding sleep disorders

Researchers discover key link in understanding sleep disorders

The findings hold promise for advancing the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders among children.

Upstate raises profile of Geriatrics as it becomes its own clinical department

Upstate raises profile of Geriatrics as it becomes its own clinical department

Nationally prominent geriatrician Sharon Brangman, M.D., who has led Upstate's Division of Geriatrics for 20 years, will be the chair of the new department.

Kathleen Iles, Heather Nelson honored with Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

Kathleen Iles, Heather Nelson honored with Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

Award recognizes top achievers in SUNY institutions.

Three will receive honorary degrees at Commencement May 20

Three will receive honorary degrees at Commencement May 20

Carolyn Jones, Jean William Pape, MD, and Tracy Shenandoah will speak to graduates and receive honorary degrees.

Upstate researchers inch closer to a prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

Upstate researchers inch closer to a prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

Researchers are looking at microRNA in saliva for clues on autism.

Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine to speak at Upstate March 27; part of scientific lecture...

Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine to speak at Upstate March 27; part of scientific lecture doubleheader

Neuroscientist Thomas C. Südhof, MD, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering the machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.

Center for autoimmune and inflammation disorders named for emeritus professor Paul Phillip...

Center for autoimmune and inflammation disorders named for emeritus professor Paul Phillips, MD

The Phillips Center focuses on the metabolic control of autoimmunity, inflammation, immune health and supports new collaborative initiatives in autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases.

Upstate University Hospital earns recognition as 'Gold Safe Sleep Champion'

Upstate University Hospital earns recognition as 'Gold Safe Sleep Champion'

National certification recognizes Upstate's best practices for ensuring the safest sleep for infants being cared for across the health system.

Upstate, ESF reseachers use synthetic protein to disrupt work of bacteria

Upstate, ESF reseachers use synthetic protein to disrupt work of bacteria

Work of Megan Gribble Lloyd, Jennifer Moffat and others is highlighted in a recent issue of 'Scientific Reports.'

Paige's Butterfly Run presents $210,000 donation for pediatric cancer care, research

Paige's Butterfly Run presents $210,000 donation for pediatric cancer care, research

The run has become the centerpiece of a year-round fundraising effort coordinated by the Paige's board and supporters, raising more than $2 million to date for Upstate Golisano.

From national TV to community outreach, Poison Center experts are in the spotlight

From national TV to community outreach, Poison Center experts are in the spotlight

Either giving expert testimony, spotting the new drug to hit the streets and answering questions from the public, Upstate New York Poison Center toxicologist are in demand.

Upstate researchers tracking infant development and 'tummy time'

Upstate researchers tracking infant development and 'tummy time'

Placing an infant on its stomach for the purpose of developing physical strength is considered an important tool for proper development.

Upstate is one of 39 institutions to share $2.2 million St. Baldrick's grant

Upstate is one of 39 institutions to share $2.2 million St. Baldrick's grant

Grant will provide Upstate patients with access to clinical trials.

NIH's Dr. Nora Volkow to speak via videocast at Addiction Symposium Nov. 28

NIH's Dr. Nora Volkow to speak via videocast at Addiction Symposium Nov. 28

Presentation by Volkow, one of the nation's foremost authorities on drug addiction, will be followed by Upstate experts and others discussing addiction issues, including cocaine cravings.

The Nappis provide Upstate Foundation and Upstate Medical University with largest gift in ...

The Nappis provide Upstate Foundation and Upstate Medical University with largest gift in history

The $8-million dollar gift from Sam and Carol Nappi of Jamesville, N.Y., will support the creation of an eight-floor, 360,000 square foot health and wellness complex at Upstate Medical University.

Austin-Ketch named Dean of the College of Nursing

Tammy L. Austin-Ketch, PhD, FNP, BC, FAANP, clinical professor and assistant dean of the MS/DNP programs at the University of Buffalo's School of Nursing, has been named dean of the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Cans for Cancer

Cans for Cancer

Volunteers fill another truck load of bottles and cans dropped off at DestinyUSA for the Cans for Cancer drive Oct. 23. Proceeds from event will benefit cancer care and research programs at American Cancer Society, Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Fund of CNY and the Upstate Cancer Center.

Upstate Cancer Center joins key association

Upstate Cancer Center joins key association

American Association of Cancer Institute members include nearly 100 leading cancer researcher centers in North America.

Katherine Beissner tapped to lead College of Health Professions

Katherine Beissner tapped to lead College of Health Professions

Beissner has served as interim dean of the college since December 2016, She was a former member of the Ithaca College faculty.

Kids' cancer experts from across NY gather for first time to talk collaboration

Kids' cancer experts from across NY gather for first time to talk collaboration

Thruway cancer conference takes its name from key cancer centers that dot NY's major highway from Albany to Buffalo.

Upstate discovery advances understanding of inflammatory bowel disease

Upstate discovery advances understanding of inflammatory bowel disease

Study shows evidence that patients with IBD lack appropriate amounts of key protein.

Cans for Cancer aims to collect more than 800,000 bottles, cans in a single day to fight c...

Cans for Cancer aims to collect more than 800,000 bottles, cans in a single day to fight cancer

Proceeds from bottle, can campaign will benefit the American Cancer Society, Carol M Baldwin Breast Cancer Fund of CNY and the Upstate Cancer.

Adaptive Sports Night for those with disabilities is Sept. 28

Adaptive Sports Night for those with disabilities is Sept. 28

Upstate Medical University's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department and MoveAlong join forces to host Adaptive Sports Night Sept. 28 featuring athletic and recreational options for those with disabilities.

Upstate to be part of SUNY effort to build sustainable village, learning environment in Ha...

Upstate to be part of SUNY effort to build sustainable village, learning environment in Haiti

Upstate's Center for Global Health and Translational Research will coordinate university's participation in project.

Scientists further understanding of delivering drugs through nanocarriers

Scientists further understanding of delivering drugs through nanocarriers

In one case, pairing drugs and vitamin B2 on teeny-tiny polymer truck may minimize drug side effects.

Medical alumni return for Reunion Weekend 2017

Medical alumni return for Reunion Weekend 2017

An noted neuro-oncologist, a specialist in urologic oncology and a family practitioner who cares for the underserved in Montana are winners of Upstate alumni awards.

Upstate calls on Ed Asner to help highlight Prostate Awareness Month

Asner will perform his one-man show, "A Man and His Prostate," Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo, N.Y.

Upstate increases number of certified lactation counselors to provide new moms with breastfeeding support

More than a dozen nurses at Upstate University Hospital have become certified lactation counselors through special training allowing nurses to provide new mothers with latching and feeding assistance and counseling.

G. Randall Green named chief of cardiac surgery

G. Randall Green named chief of cardiac surgery

He will also co-direct the Upstate Heart Institute, a priority in the Upstate strategic plan, that calls for strengthening and expanding cardiovascular services.

Cancer Society, Boeheim Foundation join forces to increase cancer screening and save lives

Cancer Society, Boeheim Foundation join forces to increase cancer screening and save lives

Funding supports Upstate Cancer Center breast and colon cancer outreach programs with the Syracuse Housing Authority

President Laraque-Arena welcomes Julio Licinio, MD, PhD

President Laraque-Arena welcomes Julio Licinio, MD, PhD

President Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, welcomes Julio Licinio, MD, PhD, to Upstate Medical University as he begins work as senior vice president and dean of the College of Medicine. As a physician-scientist, Dr. Licinio brings to Upstate a broad international reputation, and a critical understanding of administrative leadership, clinical care, research, education and policy that will broaden our research and academic enterprise. Welcome to Upstate, Dr. Licinio!

Upstate Trauma Center gears up for its busiest months - July and August

Upstate Trauma Center gears up for its busiest months - July and August

The warm, lazy, hazy days of summer are the busiest when it comes to the Upstate Trauma Center. No months bring more patients to the trauma center than July and August.

Excellent, again: Upstate earns another three-year verification as Level 1 trauma center f...

Excellent, again: Upstate earns another three-year verification as Level 1 trauma center for adults and children

After rigorous review, American College of Surgeons panel verifies Upstate's Level 1 trauma center status and its ability to deliver optimal trauma care for adults and children.

Upstate earns top achievement awards for stroke and heart failure care

Upstate earns top achievement awards for stroke and heart failure care

American Heart Association, in conjunction with the American Stroke Association, recognize Upstate efforts in this area after rigorous review.

Now in its 21st year, Paige's Butterfly Run steps off June 3

Now in its 21st year, Paige's Butterfly Run steps off June 3

The 2017 run will be held Saturday, June 3, in downtown Syracuse's Clinton Square, adjacent to the Taste of Syracuse. Since its inception the event has raised more than $2 million in support of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

Dr. Ruth Weinstock named outstanding physician clinician by American Diabetes Association

The award honors Weinstock's clinical, teaching and research excellence and her commitment to treating diabetes in underserved populations.

Three Upstate faculty earn Distinguished Faculty rank from SUNY

Three Upstate faculty earn Distinguished Faculty rank from SUNY

Drs. Ann Botash, Andras Perl and Leonard Weiner earn highest SUNY faculty honor in recognition of their teaching, research and service.

Upstate stroke, dementia researcher wins prestigious science prize

Upstate stroke, dementia researcher wins prestigious science prize

Upstate Professor Li-Ru Zhao, who also serves as a researcher scientist at Syracuse's VAMC, honored for her work on stroke recovery and Alzheimer's disease.

Patient and Family Healing Garden blooms at Community Campus

Patient and Family Healing Garden blooms at Community Campus

Against the backdrop of National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week, Upstate University Hospital's Community Campus will officially unveil its Patient and Family Healing Garden during a small ceremony Wednesday, May 10 at 2 p.m. at the garden.

Researchers say biomarker found in saliva can identify concussion, predict length of recov...

Researchers say biomarker found in saliva can identify concussion, predict length of recovery

Quadrant Biosciences, a Start-Up NY company located at Upstate's Institute for Human Performance, sponsored the study.

Amy L. Tucker, MD, named medical director of Adult Ambulatory Services

Tucker's background includes a faculty post at the University of Virginia, where she headed a women's cardiovascular prevention clinic and as chief medical officer for a comprehensive care coordination company.

Physician and astronaut Michael Barratt to receive honorary degree at Upstate Commencement...

Physician and astronaut Michael Barratt to receive honorary degree at Upstate Commencement May 21

Michael R. Barratt, MD, MS, is one of the nation's few specialists dually trained in medicine and aerospace medicine.

Trailblazing surgeon Dr Patricia J. Numann honored for lifetime of achievement

Trailblazing surgeon Dr Patricia J. Numann honored for lifetime of achievement

Numann's latest honor comes from the American Medical Women's Association

Upstate shines spotlight on student research April 26

Upstate shines spotlight on student research April 26

The event includes student presentations; a keynote talk by Amita Sehgal, PhD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator; and a student poster session.

Women's health and safety on the job is focus Upstate's Occupational Health Center events ...

Women's health and safety on the job is focus Upstate's Occupational Health Center events in April

Author and researcher Karen Messing will present "Invisible suffering: The reality of women's health and safety on the job" April 18 and 19.

Autism Symposium to feature talk by best-selling author and ABC News correspondent John Donvan

Donvan will address what he cites as the decades-long civil rights battles of families affected by autism

Julio Licinio, MD, PhD, named senior vice president and dean of the College of Medicine

Two from Upstate awarded grants to further breast cancer research

Two from Upstate awarded grants to further breast cancer research

One study looks at how a protein contributes to tumor program and metastis in breast cancer and the other examines creation of nanocarriers to transport chemotherapy drugs.

Upstate partners with ENSPICE Children's Foundation to address nutritional needs of young ...

Upstate partners with ENSPICE Children's Foundation to address nutritional needs of young victims of natural disasters

Leading Upstate's effort is Mark Polhemus, MD, who will help assess effectiveness of dietary supplement offered to victims of natural disasters, or such conditions as poverty and civil unrest.

Upstate to hold annual Celebration of the Faculty March 20

Upstate to hold annual Celebration of the Faculty March 20

Seven will be named Gold Standard award winners, honored for their dedication, passion, vision and commitment to Upstate

Upstate ALS Center certified as treatment center of excellence

Upstate ALS Center certified as treatment center of excellence

Upstate center treats nearly 185 patients with ALS. It is the only center in 48-county region of New York.

Upstate opens Cord Blood Bank in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Upstate opens Cord Blood Bank in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

The public bank is one of only two such public banks in New York and one of only 32 in the United States.

Upstate gears up for Heart Walk April 1

Upstate gears up for Heart Walk April 1

Upstate named top corporate fundraiser for 2016 Syracuse Heart Walk, raising more than $42,500.

First round of Upstate Cancer Center Pilot grants announced

First round of Upstate Cancer Center Pilot grants announced

Grants fund studies looking into pancreatic cancer, novel tumor markers and nanocarriers to treat melanoma and cancers of the brain.

Upstate study highlights key principles of a successful malaria elimination program

Upstate study highlights key principles of a successful malaria elimination program

A region of land on the Ecuador-Peru border, home to more than 800,000 people, has been free of malaria since 2012. A new study highlights how that happened.

Paige's Butterfly Run gives $232,000 to support pediatric cancer research, patient service...

Paige's Butterfly Run gives $232,000 to support pediatric cancer research, patient services

Representatives from Paige's Butterfly Run arrived at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Dec. 28 with an oversized check in the amount of $232,000 to support pediatric cancer research, patient and family services.

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