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Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

April 15, 2021

Interview with Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Upstate and director of its new Vector Biocontainment Lab


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

April 15, 2021

Interview with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and psychologist Usha Satish, PhD


How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

April 9, 2021

Interviews with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and Upstate family physician Gene Bailey, MD


Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate family practitioner Gene Bailey, MD


How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

April 6, 2021

Interview with Birendra Sah, MD, an Upstate pulmonologist specializing in the treatment of sarcoidosis


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, transplant surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, and pediatric psychologist Anne Reagan, PsyD


Children 11 and younger are sought for COVID-19 vaccine trial

Children 11 and younger are sought for COVID-19 vaccine trial

April 1, 2021

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD


Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

March 26, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD, and Upstate optometrist Mirjeta Abazaga, OD


Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

March 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD


Eye exam can reveal problems and diseases in other parts of the body

Eye exam can reveal problems and diseases in other parts of the body

March 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate optometrist Mirjeta Abazaga, OD


How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

March 19, 2021

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


Answers to how the coronavirus vaccines work, what to expect as vaccinations increase and other questions

Answers to how the coronavirus vaccines work, what to expect as vaccinations increase and other questions

March 17, 2021

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


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 University Hospital


Child psychologist discusses how to help teens who are struggling emotionally during the pandemic

Child psychologist discusses how to help teens who are struggling emotionally during the pandemic

March 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate child psychologist Anne Reagan, PsyD


New injection medication among various options to treat HIV infection

New injection medication among various options to treat HIV infection

March 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate's Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, who specializes in the care and treatment of people with HIV/AIDS


Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

March 12, 2021

Interviews with pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia, MD, microbiologist Harry E. Taylor, PhD, and Laura Schad from the Upstate department of public health and preventive medicine


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