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Why some patients will also receive a new kidney

Why some patients will also receive a new kidney

January 31, 2024

Interview with Matthew Garner, MD, Upstate transplant surgeon


Living donors can make a huge difference

Living donors can make a huge difference

January 17, 2024

Interview with Toby Le Nguyen, MD, Upstate transplant surgeon


Seasonal vaccinations; tissue typing and transplants; today's hospital food: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023

Seasonal vaccinations; tissue typing and transplants; today's hospital food: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023

September 28, 2023

Interviews with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, Reut Hod Dvorai, PhD, and Eric Adams...


Caring for aging parents; weight and organ transplant; colonoscopy prep: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023

Caring for aging parents; weight and organ transplant; colonoscopy prep: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023

September 15, 2023

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, Reza Saidi, MD, and Kristina Go, MD


Specialists check for compatibility of donors and recipients

Specialists check for compatibility of donors and recipients

August 18, 2023

Interview with Reut Hod Dvorai, PhD, director of the histocompatibility lab


Pancreas transplants; COVID and pain; clues to a retinal disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023

Pancreas transplants; COVID and pain; clues to a retinal disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023

August 17, 2023

Interviews with Reza Saidi, MD, Jamie Romeiser, PhD, and William Spencer, PhD


Select group of patients don't need a new kidney

Select group of patients don't need a new kidney

July 12, 2023

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services


Poverty, obesity, maternal health among local health concerns; explaining a widespread virus; reversing drug overdoses: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 9, 2023

Poverty, obesity, maternal health among local health concerns; explaining a widespread virus; reversing drug overdoses: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 9, 2023

April 7, 2023

Interviews with Health Commissioner Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, researcher Gary...


Cytomegalovirus can harm those with weakened immune systems

Cytomegalovirus can harm those with weakened immune systems

April 4, 2023

Interview with Upstate research scientist Gary Chan, PhD


Transplants and obesity; latest trends in poisonings; lung cancer research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023

Transplants and obesity; latest trends in poisonings; lung cancer research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023

February 24, 2023

Interviews with transplant chief Reza Saidi, MD, poison center Administrative...


Research shows that weight need not disqualify a candidate

Research shows that weight need not disqualify a candidate

February 13, 2023

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


How the kidney waiting list works; patients with impaired consciousness; helping someone with cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 13, 2022

How the kidney waiting list works; patients with impaired consciousness; helping someone with cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 13, 2022

March 11, 2022

Interviews with transplant surgery chief Reza Saidi, MD, ethicist and...


How kidneys and other donated organs are allocated for transplants

How kidneys and other donated organs are allocated for transplants

February 25, 2022

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


Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

December 10, 2021

Interviews with gynecologic oncologist Rinki Agarwal, MD, chemistry professor...


Researching new ways to treat graft-versus-host disease

Researching new ways to treat graft-versus-host disease

November 29, 2021

Interview with Mobin Karimi, MD, PhD, a researcher in microbiology and...


Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 21, 2021

Interviews with researcher and tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD; surgeon...


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


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,...


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