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Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

April 2, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD,...


Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

March 12, 2021

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate...


Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

January 15, 2021

Interviews with cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD; neurosurgeon...


Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

January 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate transplant surgeon Mark Laftavi, MD


Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

August 14, 2020

Interviews with infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and Oleh Pankewycz,...


New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

July 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate professor of medicine Oleh Pankewycz, MD


How pediatricians approach sensitive topics; telestroke service reaches distant areas; living kidney donations, transplants explained: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

How pediatricians approach sensitive topics; telestroke service reaches distant areas; living kidney donations, transplants explained: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

September 20, 2019


Kidneys from living donors are best for transplants

Kidneys from living donors are best for transplants

September 12, 2019


Islet transplants for severe pancreatic disease; social workers as part of health care; understanding pre-diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

Islet transplants for severe pancreatic disease; social workers as part of health care; understanding pre-diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

September 14, 2018


Islet transplant offers alternative to pancreas transplant for patients with chronic pancreatitis

Islet transplant offers alternative to pancreas transplant for patients with chronic pancreatitis

August 23, 2018


Experts answer common questions about strokes; pancreas and living-donor kidney transplants: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 13, 2018

Experts answer common questions about strokes; pancreas and living-donor kidney transplants: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 13, 2018

May 11, 2018


4 people helped save or enhance the lives of 12 people through organ donation and transplant during 1 weekend at Upstate

4 people helped save or enhance the lives of 12 people through organ donation and transplant during 1 weekend at Upstate

May 3, 2018


Update on e-cigarettes, explaining hemorrhoids, treatments for blood cancers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

Update on e-cigarettes, explaining hemorrhoids, treatments for blood cancers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

February 15, 2018


New treatment options for people with blood cancers

New treatment options for people with blood cancers

February 15, 2018


A pediatrics leader reflects on successes and ongoing challenges in child health care

A pediatrics leader reflects on successes and ongoing challenges in child health care

February 8, 2018


Donating a kidney to a stranger; how transplants save lives; advising a wilderness adventure show: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

Donating a kidney to a stranger; how transplants save lives; advising a wilderness adventure show: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

November 23, 2016


Staying healthy in old age; public health during natural disasters; donating one's organs to 'pass life along': Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

Staying healthy in old age; public health during natural disasters; donating one's organs to 'pass life along': Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

October 20, 2016


Organ donation allows people to 'pass life on'

Organ donation allows people to 'pass life on'

October 5, 2016


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