June 26, 2016
Learn more about mosquito-borne illnesses with Upstate's Dr. Tim Endy and Health Commissioner Indu Gupta
May 25, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control says the number of confirmed or suspected cases of the Zika virus has doubled in pregnant women living in the United States and Puerto Rico. We spoke to Dr. Anna Stewart Ibarra from SUNY Upstate about research and prevention on the disease.
April 28, 2016
When Upstate Medical University's Anna Stewart Ibarra, PhD, traveled to Ecuador last fall to continue her research into a global public health threat, she didn't expect that she would also be dealing with a natural disaster; an earthquake that left the country in a state of emergency, particularly affecting small coastal fishing villages.
February 19, 2016
Where and when will Zika-carrying mosquitoes strike next?
December 30, 2015
Dengue fever, a tropical disease present in subtropical areas of the United States, must be fought on several fronts, such as research, public education and government policy...
November 30, 2015
A larger portion of Africa is currently at high risk for malaria transmission than previously predicted, according to a new University of Florida mapping study.
Upstate Medical University is receiving $12 million from the U.S. Army to help develop a vaccine against dengue fever.
October 8, 2015
A new 5 year multi-institutional collaborative research grant of $1.85 million funded by the National Science Foundation's Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (NSF EEID) program will support research on the effect of temperature on 13 different diseases transmitted by insects.
September 21, 2015
A new 5 year multi-institutional collaborative research grant will support research on the effect of temperature on 13 different diseases transmitted by insects.
June 18, 2015
New research suggests we may be closer to a global cholera outbreak then once believed.