News Archives of 1999

Kathi Goodwin Durdon Named Clinical Trials Officer at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

July 7, 1999


Herpes virus is found to destroy oral tumors in mice, say researchers at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse

July 6, 1999

In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers has discovered that the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) destroys oral tumors in mice. This discovery could have implications for improved treatment of oral cancers, scientists say.


Office Created to Promote Growth of Clinical Research Activity at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

July 6, 1999


Health Science Center Physician to Chat Live On-Line June 14 at Americas Doctor.com

June 11, 1999

Sharon Brangman, M.D., associate professor of geriatrics and division chief of geriatrics at the State University of New York Health Science Center and University Hospital, will chat live on-line Monday, June 14 from 8 to 9 p.m.on Americas Doctor.com.


Hematology-Oncology Associates of Central New York, University Hospital to Participate in Major Breast Care Prevention Trial

May 26, 1999

Hematology-Oncology Associates of Central New York and University Hospital in Syracuse will begin recruiting volunteers for one of the largest breast cancer prevention studies ever - the Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR).


Health Science Center Researchers Land $400,000 Grant to Develop Computer Simulation of Cardiac Arrhythmia

May 21, 1999

Researchers at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse have been awarded a $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a computer simulation of an irregular heartbeat or cardiac arrhythmia. Researchers say the computer simulation could help in the development of new drug therapies to control the sometimes fatal condition.


Pompey Lions Club to Host 'Lions Day' June 5

May 20, 1999

Activities to entertain children and adults are planned for "Lions Day," hosted by the Pompey Lions Club, Saturday, June 5 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Pompey Firehouse, 7407 Academy Street in the village of Pompey. Admission is free. Refreshments and seating will be available. Proceeds from the event will support the Vision 2000 campaign of the University Vision Care & Research Centers of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse and other community projects.


Children's Miracle Network Champions Broadcast to be Aired June 5 and 6 on WIXT News Channel 9

May 19, 1999

The Children's Miracle Network Champions Broadcast will be broadcast live from WIXT News Channel 9 studios beginning Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. through Sunday, June 6 at 7 p.m.


Kiwanis to Sponsor Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Children's Miracle Network June 6 at Hotel Syracuse

May 19, 1999

Central New Yorkers are invited to the Kiwanis Ontario Division's Pancake Breakfast Sunday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Persian Terrace of the Radisson Plaza/Hotel Syracuse, 500 South Warren Street. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Children's Miracle Network. Cost is $5 per adult; $3 per child (10 and under).


Author of 'When Diabetes Hits Home' to speak June 9 in Syracuse

May 18, 1999

On Wednesday, June 9, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m, Wendy Satin Rapaport, MSW, Psy.D, assistant professor of medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Diabetes Research Institute, Miami, Florida, will give a presentation for families of diabetic children and sign copies of her book, "When Diabetes Hits Home: The Whole Family's Guide to Emotional Health," at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 3430 Erie Boulevard, DeWitt. Rapaport has 20 years of experience as a clinical social worker and psychologist working in the field of diabetes.


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