News Archives of 2008

Michael Iannuzzi, M.D., pulmonologist from Mount Sinai Medical Center joins SUNY Upstate as chair of Department of Medicine

July 14, 2008

A specialist in lung disease, Iannuzzi is widely known for his role in the discovery of the cystic fibrosis gene in 1989.


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July 3, 2008

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Wiezalis named Distinguished Professor; four honored with Chancellor's Awards

June 25, 2008

SUNY Upstate professor Carl Wiezalis is recognized for his extraordinary service not only at the campus and the State University, but also at the community, regional and state levels. Chancellor Awards honor Donald Blair, Daniel Jaeger, Barry Knox and Paul Shanley.


SUNY Upstate career prep programs cited as the best by business, education group

June 25, 2008

Nursing Career Shadow Day named Program of the Year and MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Camp cited as best workforce preparation program receive honors from Partners in Education and Business Consortium.


SUNY Upstate names three to key positions

June 17, 2008

The following appointments were announced by SUNY Upstate Medical University:


Researchers develop new light source for retinal studies; receives provisional patent from SUNY Research Foundation

June 16, 2008

Already honored with a $7,500 cash award for their innovation, SUNY Upstate researchers look to continue work on new energy-saving device that will enhance studies of the retina.


SUNY Upstate Medical University program succeeds at reducing premature births

June 16, 2008

Program, funded by the March of Dimes is being credited for reducing the number of premature births and for increasing the use of folic acid supplements among high-risk women.


Birthday Wishes

June 5, 2008

The greatest gift is one that comes from the heart. That sentiment is true for 8-year old Avery of Camillus. While many youngsters view their birthdays as opportunities to receive, Avery has made her special day a chance to give back. Avery made the decision to ask family members and friends to donate money to the Golisano Children's Hospital, in lieu of buying her birthday gifts. The result was a donation of $455.00. This selfless act has almost become a tradition for Avery. This year marks the second year in a row Avery has made a contribution to the hospital instead of birthday gifts. In 2007, Avery donated $416.00 to the Children's Hospital. Avery's effort to date has raised nearly $1,000.00, and has inspired us all!


Gary Barg, author of the 'The Fearless Caregiver' to be featured speaker at Alzheimer's disease conference June 9

June 2, 2008

Gary Barg, founder and editor-in-chief of Today's Caregiver and author of "The Fearless Caregiver," will deliver the keynote address at SUNY Upstate Medical University's Alzheimer's 2008 Conference June 5. The conference runs from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Justin's Grill and Conference Center, 6400 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse.


SUNY Upstate James Greenwald, M.D., physician elected vice president of New York State Academy of Family Physicians

May 29, 2008

SYRACUSE, N.Y. SUNY Upstate Medical University Professor James Greenwald, M.D., has been elected to a one-year term as vice president of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP).


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