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Dr Sharon Brangman and Community Research Liason Kathy Royal, backed by a federal grant, are poised to make progress in ensuring clinical trial participants represent broad diversity.
Professor Joel Wilmore, PhD, will study the microbiome with an eye toward potentially creating more effective vaccines.
The group is looking to connect medical students who want to gain hands-on experience working with companies that contribute to the progression of medicine and science.
Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital joins the Autism Care Network with other leading autism centers aimed at improving the health and quality of life for children with autism and their families.
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs when mutations in the FMR1 gene cause the absence or loss of function of FMRP, a protein needed for brain development.
As there are currently no guidelines in the United States, the guidelines will address this critical need for health care providers, patients, and the public.
Tuch served as honorary co-chair of the Upstate Foundations campaign for the Golisano Center for Special Needs, which has raised more than $6.5 million.
Drs. Julio Licinio and Ma-Li Wong say the funding supports research at Upstate that strengthens the university's "standing at the forefront of neuroscience and psychiatry research.
As part of study, center hopes to monitor up to 100 patients to further assess benefits of the at-home monitoring.
In Kenya, the Upstate team engages in bedside clinical teaching and case-based learning.
Marie Bechler, PhD, is one of 13 investigators across the United States who received the prestigious award, given to highly promising, early career scientists to support research that may "lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Five-year pact promises joint biomedical, health systems research.
Computational neuroscientist Chris Gaiteri brings his expertise in computation and biology to studying Alzheimers disease to Upstate
Selection as MDIC Challenge team often is precursor to greater success for these medical device innovators
Ecuadors health minister expresses support for Upstates research in dengue and respiratory syncytial virus, two key areas of investigation at the site.
Jolene Kittle, PhD, RN, who currently serves as the trauma program manager for the Adult Trauma Program, will take over the position in September.
Grant comes from Hologic, a medical technology firm focused on improving womens health and well-being through early detection and treatment.
A study of women with BRCA1 gene mutation is underway
Upstate's Postbaccalaureate Research and Education Program, known as PREP-Up allows students to earn a salary, gain experience as apprentice scientists.
Individual and team awards and an award for contribution of the yearCovid Testing Initiativehonored the best of Upstate campus and clinical missions
Upstate researchers work on predicting whether breast cancer will metastasize
'This regenerative cell therapy approach has the potential to provide a single-administration, non-destructive alternative for the treatment of drug-resistant focal epilepsy.'
Experts share knowledge on vaccines, global health, infectious diseases, health care systems and COVID-19.
Mariano Viapiano is one of just over two dozen researchers from across the country to receive this honor in 2022.
Most cancers are not hereditary, but in some cases, genetics plays a role.
Various state associations honor department with award for Outstanding Leadership in Public Health in New York state.
This tissue network can complicate chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer
The relationship between dementia and Covid-19 was primarily explained by functional impairment, income, and residential setting.
Timely evaluations improve odds of cure and survival
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 delivered the societys Henderson State-of-the-Art Lecture at the AGS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting, held this week in Orlando.
The study by Dr. Chunyu Liu's research team will help improve understanding of biological mechanisms of schizophrenia
REaCH Organization contributes $20,000 in support of work of Satish Krishnamurthy, MD, and Frank Middleton, PhD,
Nneka Onwumere came up with the idea for the walk, which steps off Sunday, May 8.
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
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.
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.
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.
International honors have been bestowed on Faraone before. In 2019, he was elected president of the World Federation of ADHD.
Currently, no large-scale studies have evaluated a clinical framework to assess and treat behavioral issues in autistic children and adults
Collaborators on the research were Upstate, Quadrant Biosciences, and Penn State College of Medicine.
It is a day to celebrate the research of postdoctoral associates.
'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.'
Annual event is held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator
Article was published in BMJ Case Reports
Springtime sight bears resemblance to microscopic image
Overall, there was no evidence that probiotics had a clinically meaningful effect on any of the growth outcomes in children from high-income countries.
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.
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.
The study included 100 patients and was conducted over 150 days, between January and August 2020.
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Approach could supplement other treatments for depression
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.
Proposal is meant to improve the drug prescription process and save money
Upstate physicians describe a rare condition
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.
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.
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.
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.
Melanie Comito, MD, was appointed the Paige Yeomans Arnold Endowed Professor in Pediatric Oncology.
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.
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.
Participants should be 65-85, healthy and have not received a flu shot this year.
Study seeks 20 volunteers from anywhere in the state.
Funding supports research program to develop novel treatments for patients with malignant gliomas, the most aggressive form of brain cancer
Basic science points the way to better diagnosis and treatment of diseases
Dietary change studied for possible effects
Upstate researcher gets $1.3 million NIH grant to study invasive cancers
Upstates Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, and Thomas Stanford, MD, win support from SUNY Research Foundation special program.
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
Upstate professor wins prestigious grant to continue his cancer research
Teams receive intensive mentorship, support and work space.
Research expenditures at Upstate now total nearly $39 million.
Cancer in dogs, cats and other creatures is studied for similarities to human cancer.
Findings show serious complications from youth-onset type 2 diabetes arise by young adulthood, underscoring importance of early, intensive treatment
Upstate researchers explore the anti-cancer possibilities of green tea
Gov. Cuomo announced the selection of five laboratoriesincluding one at Upstate Medical Universityto bolster state efforts in identifying COVID-19 variants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 remarks, Weinstock says cutting-edge research continues to drive new therapies, new technologies, and new hope for a diabetes cure.
The paper was published in the Journal of The American Board of Family Medicine.
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.
Cynthia Shannon Weickert, PhD, honored with Outstanding Translational Research Award.
Evidence shows once daily radiation therapy treatment is effective.
Stephen J. Thomas is coordinating principal investigator for Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine trial.
Eric Barnett is a sixth-year MD/PhD student.
A look at two ZIP codes in Syracuse helps explain the issue
Klingman and Fulk have studied the links between sleep disorders and stroke for years.
A COVID-19 detection process conceived at Upstate draws praise, widespread use
TIMESPAN is a five-year project that involves 17 institutions from 14 countries.
Disruptive agitation can be hard for patients, caregivers.
Seth Perry, PhD, wins Stevens Institute funding for Bridging Cultures to Defeat Covid-19.
This magnified image of a roundworm won top honors in a biologists' contest
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.
Mehdi Mollapour, PhD, received a prestigious Maximizing Investigators Research Award.
Researchers study an illness that saps one's control over bodily movement
Researchers explore new treatments for sepsis, a potentially deadly condition
Professor Peter Calvert, PhD, studies diseases that cause blindness.
New lab is a first for Upstate, will encourage research across SUNY.
The study has ties to kidney, prostate, breast and lung cancer.
Hydrocephalus commonly occurs after a brain injury.