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News Archives of 2011

The Syracuse City Ballet's The Nutcracker visits Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

December 2, 2011

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.

Firefighters contribute 15,000 to cancer research

November 18, 2011

The Retired Professional Firefighters Cancer Fund has contributed $15,000 to support lung and breast cancer research at Upstate Medical University.

Upstate Gala will support scholarships, renovations

November 18, 2011

Gala, first since acquisition of Community General Hospital, will benefit both campuses by supporting student scholarships and renovations at Upstate's Community General campus.

Quilts for kidney donors and recipients

November 18, 2011

Frank Froschauer and Lyn Livermore present quilts to kidney donor Jim Miller and kidney recipient Lisa Stankus at Upstate University Hospital Nov. 18. Livermore's quilting guild is creating quilts for kidney donor/recipient pairs to raise awareness for the need for more living donors. Livermore also created the quilts as a tribute to her friend Mary Ellen Froschauer, who died of a heart condition in 2008. Livermore donated one of her kidneys to Mary Ellen Froschauer in 2002.

Retired Professional Firefighters Cancer Fund donates $15,000 to the Upstate Cancer Center

November 17, 2011

The Retired Professional Firefighters Cancer Fund donated $15,000 to the Upstate Cancer Center. The donation will be earmarked for cancer research. Firefighters have a higher incidence of some cancers than the general population. Pictured are Binghamton firefighter Pat Eggleston, City of Syracuse fire chief Mark McLees, Upstate Cancer Center administrator Dick Kilburg, Retired Professional Firefighters Cancer Fund chairman Bill Newland, Fund board member Tricia Newland, Syracuse Firefighters Union president Jim Ennis, and Binghamton firefighter John Janos.

Upstate Bariatric Surgery Center earns five-star rating

November 14, 2011

Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse has been named among the top hospitals in the nation for bariatric surgery, receiving a 5-star rating in a recent report by HealthGrades.