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News Archives of 2011


Upstate New York Poison Center issues holiday warnings

December 20, 2011

`Tis the season to be careful. The Upstate New York Poison Center is issuing an alert for families to be aware of potential holiday dangers.


Christmas trees may harbor unwanted presence, study says

December 16, 2011

Upstate Medical University study shows that molds are prevalent in conifers and may be responsible for increase in respiratory illness around the Christmas holiday.


Upstate faculty member is SUNY Distinguished Professor

December 13, 2011

Christopher E. Turner, Ph.D., professor of cell and developmental biology and a member of the Upstate Cancer Research Institute at Upstate Medical University, has been afforded the State University's highest academic rank as SUNY Distinguished Professor.


Pediatrician pens road map for healthy teens

December 9, 2011

Dying to be Perfect: How Teens Can Stay Happy, Healthy and Alive is a call to arms to combat the powerful societal pressures that threaten the health and well being of young people today.


Two Upstate Medical University projects win state economic development funding

December 8, 2011

The Central New York Biotechnology Research Center and Loguen's Crossing development share $5.6 million in state economic development support


Upstate, private company announce plans to redevelop Kennedy Square in Syracuse

December 1, 2011

Nine-acre site will be transformed into Loguen's Crossing and likely feature a mix of residential, commercial, educational uses.


Upstate secures $32M in funding for tower work

November 30, 2011

Upstate Medical University has secured $32 million from the sale of bonds to complete transformation of downtown apartment complex to residence hall


New post will seek international research collaborations

November 28, 2011

Ziwei Huang, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology and director of the Cancer Research Institute, has been named as Upstate's new associate vice president for research partnerships and international collaborations.


Radiothon to benefit pediatric cancer care starts Nov. 30

November 28, 2011

Radiothon to air locally will support pediatric cancer services at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. Last year, the radiothon raised more than $108,000.


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