News Archives of 2015


Upstate earns state DOH designation as Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease and $2.35M to expand efforts on Alzheimer's diagnosis

Upstate earns state DOH designation as Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease and $2.35M to expand efforts on Alzheimer's diagnosis

December 29, 2015

Center will be led by Sharon Brangman, MD, an Upstate faculty member and physician who is one of the leading national voices on issues related to growing old.


New patient transport service charts success

New patient transport service charts success

December 17, 2015

Upstate's new patient transport service is currently available at the Downtown Campus from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and is located on the seventh floor.


Area youth hocky team donates board games for kids

Area youth hocky team donates board games for kids

December 16, 2015

Members of the youth hockey team the Syracuse Nationals donated more than 300 board games for patients at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital's cystic fibrosis unit.  The game delivery represents the community contribution as the hockey team placed collection boxes around town, at businesses, schools and, of course, ice rinks.


Inaugural Nappi awards competition distributes $650,000 to Upstate-SU research collaborators

Inaugural Nappi awards competition distributes $650,000 to Upstate-SU research collaborators

December 16, 2015

To win funding, research teams provided short presentations of their projects to a panel of judges, who awarded research support to seven teams with a range of projects from nanocarriers for brain tumor treatment to combating obesity.


Upstate-SU faculty collaborators vie for $500,000 in research funding at competition Dec. 11

Upstate-SU faculty collaborators vie for $500,000 in research funding at competition Dec. 11

December 10, 2015

The research competition is open to the public and will be held Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. in Auditorium 001 of the Life Sciences Complex at 107 College Place on the SU campus.


Miracle Champion festive

Miracle Champion festive

December 3, 2015

Miracle Champion, in festive garb, stands watch amidst glittering snowflakes in the traffic circle of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.


Students at Cornell, SU raise more than $165,000 dancing for Upstate Golisano - and there's more support on the way

Students at Cornell, SU raise more than $165,000 dancing for Upstate Golisano - and there's more support on the way

December 3, 2015

Both dance marathons are supported nationally by the Children's Miracle Network and locally by the Upstate Foundation.


Physician brings new approach to pain management to the Community Campus

Physician brings new approach to pain management to the Community Campus

December 1, 2015

Lucien Catania, MD, specializes in performing nerve blocks for surgical anesthesia and pain control.


A 'Thanksgiving with renewed significance' helps shine light on need for living donors

A 'Thanksgiving with renewed significance' helps shine light on need for living donors

November 25, 2015

Rita Higgins received a kidney from her niece, Nicole Doty, after four years of dialysis three days a week.


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