News Archives of February 2009

February 27, 2009
New treatment for prostate cancer allows greater precision in targeting radiation
New Calypso system is like "GPS for the body," physicians say, in that it detect the slightest movement of tumor in real-time while maintaining radiation beam on targeted tumors.

February 26, 2009
University opens Adirondack Regional Office to provide occupational health, safety services
Collaboration partners Claxon-Hepburn Medical Center and SUNY Upstate's Occupational Health Clinical Center to offer medical services in North Country.

February 16, 2009
SUNY Upstate awarded $3.2 million NIH grant to see if telephone interventions can prevent diabetes
Study will examine whether patients at increased risk for diabetes can successfully lose weight and increase activity through telephone consultations, without medication.

February 6, 2009
Kane named interim chair of biochemistry and molecular biology
Kane named interim chair of biochemistry and molecular biology

February 4, 2009
SUNY Upstate announces appointments, honors and awards
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards: • Vipin Bansal, MD, of Syracuse, has joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an instructor, specializing in pediatric anesthesiology. He recently completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology in 2008 at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. • Luke Probst, [...]

February 4, 2009
SUNY Upstate selected for President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
In recognition of the volunteer efforts of its students, university is tapped for national recognition. Dozens of outreach efforts, including working with homeless and migrant farm worker communities, highlighted university's service record.

February 3, 2009
New York Times’ personal health columnist Jane Brody to speak Feb. 18 at SUNY Upstate
Jane Brody, the personal health columnist at the New York Times since 1976, will deliver the Elizabeth Blackwell Day Lecture, a discussion on preparing for the end of life. The lecture is free and open to the public.

February 3, 2009
SUNY Upstate celebrates Black History Month
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—SUNY Upstate Medical University celebrates Black History Month with a variety events throughout February. The events are as follows: —Opening ceremony. Feb. 4, noon, Ninth Floor Auditorium, Weiskotten Hall The opening ceremony will feature a presentation on “Clinical Trials and the African American Community: Confronting the Issues & Shining a Positive Light” with Nicholas [...]

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