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News Archives of 2007

Genesee Grande Hotel makes contribution of $40,000 to Golisano Children's Hospital

January 25, 2007

Contribution, made in goods and services, will name office in children's hospital and provide support for fundraising activities.

SUNY Upstate physician elected president of clerkship directors organization

January 19, 2007

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Tayloe Loftus, M.D., professor of internal medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, begins her one-year term as president this month of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM), an organization representing teachers of internal medicine to medical students nationwide.

Donna Shalala, Ph.D., to lead symposium on women in science and academia March 13

January 10, 2007

Symposium to feature panel discussion with women presidents of area colleges and universities on making careers in science more hospitable to women.

Study to assess benefit of meditation intervention in women with breast cancer

January 9, 2007

Study will address how helpful mind/body activities, support groups are in improving quality of life for women with breast cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy.

New device eases pain, stress of drawing blood for patients with hard-to-find veins

January 5, 2007

University Hospital's VeinViewer uses near-infrared light to project the location of veins onto the surface of the skin.

Chronic low blood sugar leads to vision loss, reveals SUNY Upstate study

January 5, 2007

The study found that metabolic stress from moderate hypoglycemia led to loss of retinal function in mice, loss of visual acuity and eventual death of retinal cells.