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Upstate leads the way in creating diverse clinical trials
Upstate leads the way in creating diverse clinical trials
September 29, 2022

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.

$2M federal grant to fund study of microbiome
$2M federal grant to fund study of microbiome
September 22, 2022

Professor Joel Wilmore, PhD, will study the microbiome with an eye toward potentially creating more effective vaccines.

Students create group aimed at bridging the gap between medicine and industry
Students create group aimed at bridging the gap between medicine and industry
September 21, 2022

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 premier network for autism
Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital joins premier network for autism
September 19, 2022

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.

Upstate researcher makes discovery in the Fragile X syndrome, receives funding to research…
Upstate researcher makes discovery in the Fragile X syndrome, receives funding to research genomic defects
September 01, 2022

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.

Faraone tapped as one of five experts to recommend guidelines for the diagnosis and treatm…
Faraone tapped as one of five experts to recommend guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults
August 24, 2022

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.

Buffalo Sabres star Alex Tuch visits Upstate Golisano Center for Special Needs with $120,0…
Buffalo Sabres star Alex Tuch visits Upstate Golisano Center for Special Needs with $120,000 gift to support multisensory room
August 23, 2022

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.

Upstate neuroscientists awarded $3.6 million NIH grant to study role of new brain protein …
Upstate neuroscientists awarded $3.6 million NIH grant to study role of new brain protein involved in social memory
August 18, 2022

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.

ALS Centers at-home monitoring program, launched during pandemic, wins funding to expand a…
ALS Centers at-home monitoring program, launched during pandemic, wins funding to expand and further assess benefits
August 11, 2022

As part of study, center hopes to monitor up to 100 patients to further assess benefits of the at-home monitoring.

Educational exchange program in Kenya restarts after Covid interruption
Educational exchange program in Kenya restarts after Covid interruption
August 04, 2022

In Kenya, the Upstate team engages in bedside clinical teaching and case-based learning.

Upstate researcher receives prestigious award, named 2022 Klingenstein-Simons Fellow
Upstate researcher receives prestigious award, named 2022 Klingenstein-Simons Fellow
August 04, 2022

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.

Upstate, Binghamtons Watson College agree to closer collaborations
Upstate, Binghamtons Watson College agree to closer collaborations
July 29, 2022

Five-year pact promises joint biomedical, health systems research.

Upstates newest Empire Scholar to focus on Alzheimers treatment
Upstates newest Empire Scholar to focus on Alzheimers treatment
July 28, 2022

Computational neuroscientist Chris Gaiteri brings his expertise in computation and biology to studying Alzheimers disease to Upstate

CNYBAC selects Medical Device Innovation Challenge teams
CNYBAC selects Medical Device Innovation Challenge teams
July 27, 2022

Selection as MDIC Challenge team often is precursor to greater success for these medical device innovators

Upstate gets VIP visit at Ecuador site
Upstate gets VIP visit at Ecuador site
July 26, 2022

Ecuadors health minister expresses support for Upstates research in dengue and respiratory syncytial virus, two key areas of investigation at the site.

Kittle takes on long-vacant post as research scientist nurse
Kittle takes on long-vacant post as research scientist nurse
July 20, 2022

Jolene Kittle, PhD, RN, who currently serves as the trauma program manager for the Adult Trauma Program, will take over the position in September.

Upstate's She Matters and You Matter programs awarded grant from medical technology firm
Upstate's She Matters and You Matter programs awarded grant from medical technology firm
July 20, 2022

Grant comes from Hologic, a medical technology firm focused on improving womens health and well-being through early detection and treatment.

Can surgery reduce ovarian cancer risk?
Can surgery reduce ovarian cancer risk?
July 15, 2022

A study of women with BRCA1 gene mutation is underway

Upstate program proves key for students pursuing research-focused doctoral programs
Upstate program proves key for students pursuing research-focused doctoral programs
July 14, 2022

Upstate's Postbaccalaureate Research and Education Program, known as PREP-Up allows students to earn a salary, gain experience as apprentice scientists.

Upstate presents Presidential Employee Recognition Awards
Upstate presents Presidential Employee Recognition Awards
July 07, 2022

Individual and team awards and an award for contribution of the yearCovid Testing Initiativehonored the best of Upstate campus and clinical missions

Will cancer spread?
Will cancer spread?
July 01, 2022

Upstate researchers work on predicting whether breast cancer will metastasize

Upstate doses first patient in national clinical trial of regenerative human cell therapy …
Upstate doses first patient in national clinical trial of regenerative human cell therapy for treatment of epilepsy
June 29, 2022

'This regenerative cell therapy approach has the potential to provide a single-administration, non-destructive alternative for the treatment of drug-resistant focal epilepsy.'

Upstate contingent seeks connections with Kingston, Ontario
Upstate contingent seeks connections with Kingston, Ontario
June 28, 2022

Experts share knowledge on vaccines, global health, infectious diseases, health care systems and COVID-19.

Upstate researcher honored as a 2022 Minority and Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Sch…
Upstate researcher honored as a 2022 Minority and Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar
June 14, 2022

Mariano Viapiano is one of just over two dozen researchers from across the country to receive this honor in 2022.

How family history can relate to cancer
How family history can relate to cancer
June 10, 2022

Most cancers are not hereditary, but in some cases, genetics plays a role.

Upstates Department of Public and Health and Preventive Medicine and its chair, Christophe…
Upstates Department of Public and Health and Preventive Medicine and its chair, Christopher Morley, honored for work on Covid.
June 07, 2022

Various state associations honor department with award for Outstanding Leadership in Public Health in New York state.

Have you heard of the stroma?
Have you heard of the stroma?
May 31, 2022

This tissue network can complicate chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Upstate study examines factors behind increased risk of Covid-19 of older adults with deme…
Upstate study examines factors behind increased risk of Covid-19 of older adults with dementia
May 26, 2022

The relationship between dementia and Covid-19 was primarily explained by functional impairment, income, and residential setting.

Painless swelling a hallmark symptom of testicular cancer
Painless swelling a hallmark symptom of testicular cancer
May 24, 2022

Timely evaluations improve odds of cure and survival

Upstate physician awarded $50,000 grant for sarcoidosis research
Upstate physician awarded $50,000 grant for sarcoidosis research
May 19, 2022

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
May 10, 2022

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
May 10, 2022

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
May 04, 2022

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

Upstate medical student launches first CNY Brain Cancer Research Walk
Upstate medical student launches first CNY Brain Cancer Research Walk
May 03, 2022

Nneka Onwumere came up with the idea for the walk, which steps off Sunday, May 8.

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
April 20, 2022

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
April 12, 2022

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
April 06, 2022

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
March 24, 2022

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
March 15, 2022

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
March 07, 2022

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
March 03, 2022

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
February 27, 2022

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
February 16, 2022

'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
February 11, 2022

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
February 10, 2022

Article was published in BMJ Case Reports

Science Is Art: Flowery reflections
Science Is Art: Flowery reflections
February 08, 2022

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
February 04, 2022

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
January 26, 2022

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
January 20, 2022

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
January 19, 2022

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
January 06, 2022

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

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
December 30, 2021

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
December 30, 2021

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
December 28, 2021

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
December 21, 2021

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
December 09, 2021

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
December 01, 2021

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
November 04, 2021

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
November 03, 2021

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
October 29, 2021

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
October 27, 2021

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
October 21, 2021

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
October 06, 2021

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
September 14, 2021

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
September 01, 2021

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
August 31, 2021

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?
August 24, 2021

Dietary change studied for possible effects

How does your tumor cell grow?
How does your tumor cell grow?
August 13, 2021

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
August 13, 2021

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
August 12, 2021

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
August 05, 2021

Upstate professor wins prestigious grant to continue his cancer research

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
August 05, 2021

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
August 02, 2021

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
July 29, 2021

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?
July 27, 2021

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
July 27, 2021

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
July 20, 2021

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
July 08, 2021

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
July 08, 2021

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
July 02, 2021

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
July 01, 2021

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
June 29, 2021

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
June 17, 2021

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
June 15, 2021

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
June 08, 2021

Researchers study a leading cause of blindness

Upstate professor wins award for her schizophrenia research
Upstate professor wins award for her schizophrenia research
June 04, 2021

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

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
May 27, 2021

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
May 21, 2021

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

Life expectancy has dropped: Why it matters
Life expectancy has dropped: Why it matters
May 14, 2021

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
May 14, 2021

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
May 13, 2021

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
April 29, 2021

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

Understanding HIV
Understanding HIV
April 19, 2021

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
April 15, 2021

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
April 07, 2021

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

Science Is Art
Science Is Art
April 01, 2021

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
April 01, 2021

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
March 25, 2021

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

Investigating a rare disease
Investigating a rare disease
March 19, 2021

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

Eyeing the storm
Eyeing the storm
March 15, 2021

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
March 12, 2021

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
March 12, 2021

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
February 25, 2021

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
February 11, 2021

Hydrocephalus commonly occurs after a brain injury.

Send in the ticks
Send in the ticks
February 03, 2021

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