News Archives of 2011
Upstate New York Poison Center issues holiday warnings
December 20, 2011
`Tis the season to be careful. The Upstate New York Poison Center is issuing an alert for families to be aware of potential holiday dangers.
Christmas trees may harbor unwanted presence, study says
December 16, 2011
Upstate Medical University study shows that molds are prevalent in conifers and may be responsible for increase in respiratory illness around the Christmas holiday.
Upstate faculty member is SUNY Distinguished Professor
December 13, 2011
Christopher E. Turner, Ph.D., professor of cell and developmental biology and a member of the Upstate Cancer Research Institute at Upstate Medical University, has been afforded the State University's highest academic rank as SUNY Distinguished Professor.
Pediatrician pens road map for healthy teens
December 9, 2011
Dying to be Perfect: How Teens Can Stay Happy, Healthy and Alive is a call to arms to combat the powerful societal pressures that threaten the health and well being of young people today.
Two Upstate Medical University projects win state economic development funding
December 8, 2011
The Central New York Biotechnology Research Center and Loguen's Crossing development share $5.6 million in state economic development support
Upstate, private company announce plans to redevelop Kennedy Square in Syracuse
December 1, 2011
Nine-acre site will be transformed into Loguen's Crossing and likely feature a mix of residential, commercial, educational uses.
Upstate secures $32M in funding for tower work
November 30, 2011
Upstate Medical University has secured $32 million from the sale of bonds to complete transformation of downtown apartment complex to residence hall
New post will seek international research collaborations
November 28, 2011
Ziwei Huang, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology and director of the Cancer Research Institute, has been named as Upstate's new associate vice president for research partnerships and international collaborations.
Radiothon to benefit pediatric cancer care starts Nov. 30
November 28, 2011
Radiothon to air locally will support pediatric cancer services at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. Last year, the radiothon raised more than $108,000.