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News Archives of 2009

SUNY Upstate announces appointments, honors and awards

February 4, 2009

SYRACUSE, N.Y. SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments, honors and awards:

SUNY Upstate selected for President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

February 4, 2009

In recognition of the volunteer efforts of its students, university is tapped for national recognition. Dozens of outreach efforts, including working with homeless and migrant farm worker communities, highlighted university's service record.

New York Times' personal health columnist Jane Brody to speak Feb. 18 at SUNY Upstate

February 3, 2009

Jane Brody, the personal health columnist at the New York Times since 1976, will deliver the Elizabeth Blackwell Day Lecture, a discussion on preparing for the end of life. The lecture is free and open to the public.

SUNY Upstate celebrates Black History Month

February 3, 2009

SYRACUSE, N.Y. SUNY Upstate Medical University celebrates Black History Month with a variety events throughout February. The events are as follows:

Father Daughter Valentine Ball set for Feb. 10

January 28, 2009

The Father Daughter Valentine Ball will raise money for pediatric services at the Golisano Children's Hospital at Upstate.

University Hospital expands, upgrades hyperbaric medicine treatment facility

January 27, 2009

New unit is six times larger with added amenities to make 24-hour treatment setting more patient, family friendly.

New radiation treatment system now in place

January 22, 2009

University Hospital offers patients greater precision in treating cancerous tumors with radiation through new TomoTherapy device.

ADHD research by SUNY Upstate faculty in issue of American Journal of Medical Genetics

January 21, 2009

Special issues highlights first genome-wide study on children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), led by Stephen Faraone, Ph.D.,professor of psychiatry, neuroscience and physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Alcohol exposure in womb affects ?teenage' booze behavior, SUNY Upstate study finds

January 15, 2009

Rats whose mothers were fed alcohol during pregnancy are more attracted to the smell of liquor during puberty, thus highlighting an important relationship between fetal and adolescent experiences that appears essential to the progressive development of alcohol abuse.

SUNY Upstate wins Rock the Vote Challenge

January 15, 2009

University registered greatest percentage of students to vote for the 2008 presidential election. Student leaders cited campus awareness of healthcare issues in election.