News Archives for 2018

President Laraque-Arena to co-lead state task force on maternal mortality

President Laraque-Arena to co-lead state task force on maternal mortality

May 10, 2018

The task force is part of an initiative to target maternal mortality and reduce...


Upstate wins Business of the Year for Community Involvement award from CenterStateCEO

Upstate wins Business of the Year for Community Involvement award from CenterStateCEO

April 20, 2018

Award honors Upstate's dozens of programs that support, educate, enrich and...


Three will receive honorary degrees at Commencement May 20

Three will receive honorary degrees at Commencement May 20

April 16, 2018

Carolyn Jones, Jean William Pape, MD, and Tracy Shenandoah will speak to...


Upstate to offer free nicotine replacement therapy to campus visitors who smoke

Upstate to offer free nicotine replacement therapy to campus visitors who smoke

April 12, 2018

The comfort kit will include two 4 mg nicotine-replacement lozenges, plus...


Upstate researchers inch closer to a prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

Upstate researchers inch closer to a prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

March 30, 2018

Researchers are looking at microRNA in saliva for clues on autism.


Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine to speak at Upstate March 27; part of scientific lecture doubleheader

Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine to speak at Upstate March 27; part of scientific lecture doubleheader

March 21, 2018

Neuroscientist Thomas C. Südhof, MD, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine for...


Hoping to increase breastfeeding rates, Upstate hires new lactation consultant and expands services

Hoping to increase breastfeeding rates, Upstate hires new lactation consultant and expands services

March 7, 2018

With an additional lactation consultant now on board, Upstate's Breastfeeding...


Center for autoimmune and inflammation disorders named for emeritus professor Paul Phillips, MD

Center for autoimmune and inflammation disorders named for emeritus professor Paul Phillips, MD

February 8, 2018

The Phillips Center focuses on the metabolic control of autoimmunity,...


Study, using brain imaging technology in use at Upstate, shows doctors have more time for clot removal procedure, than first thought

Study, using brain imaging technology in use at Upstate, shows doctors have more time for clot removal procedure, than first thought

February 8, 2018

Previously, the window for performing a thrombectomy was about 6 hours, but...


Upstate now offers Watchman implant to reduce stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

Upstate now offers Watchman implant to reduce stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

February 8, 2018

The Watchman implant is designed to keep harmful blood clots from entering the...


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