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News Archives of 2009

SUNY Upstate, ESF break ground on $22M CNY Biotechnology Research Center

July 15, 2009

The center will create and support biotechnology, educational and research programs in small medical device development and other areas, as well as serve as incubator space for start-up biotechnology companies.

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards

July 15, 2009

Simulator enables perfusion students to gain experience in critical cases

July 10, 2009

Students in Upstate Medical University's perfusion program are among the first in the nation to use the world's first fully interactive cardiac perfusion simulator.

Top cancer researcher studying new drug treatments named pharmacology chair

June 30, 2009

Ziwei Huang, Ph.D., will head the pharmacology department and lead Upstate's new Cancer Research Institute that will foster greater collaboration among cancer researchers and address new drug development.

New scholarship is named for Susan Stearns in honor of role in community outreach

June 26, 2009

Medical students create scholarship to recognize Stearns for her work in various community outreach efforts, among them a blanket drive for area refugees, a science fair for city schools. Scholarship winner will share Stearns' community spirit.

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces appointments, honors and awards

June 26, 2009

SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards:

Upstate offers respiratory therapy courses at Jefferson Community College

June 25, 2009

North Country offering hopes to tackle shortage of area healthcare professionals. Need for respiratory therapists is strong and expected to grow.

Upstate Medical receives $1.96M grant from NIH to study blood cancers

June 18, 2009

Researchers will use genetically modified mice to study cause and spread of four different blood cancers. Findings from study may lead to new and more effective treatment.

EPA grant will fund study on impact of ?daylighting' on productivity

June 15, 2009

Upstate Medical University will assess the difference in productivity of individuals working in rooms illuminated by artificial light with those working in rooms lit by natural light.

Upstate Medical University student wins coveted minority scholar award

June 15, 2009

Kasandra Scales makes history by becoming the first Upstate student ever to receive the American Medical Association's Foundation Minority Scholar Award.