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Experts gather at Upstate Medical University for colloquium on limb deformities

Experts gather at Upstate Medical University for colloquium on limb deformities

September 24, 2013

Researchers hope colloquium will help broaden the understanding of these defects and set a new direction for more definitive research in the area.


Upstate earns CEO Gold Standard Accreditation

September 24, 2013

National honor reflects the institution's commitment to reducing the risk of cancer for its employees and family members through a series of health-related employee policies and programs.


Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is first to treat rare brain tumor with multi-staged approach using laser ablation technology

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is first to treat rare brain tumor with multi-staged approach using laser ablation technology

September 20, 2013

Dr. Zulma Tovar-Spinoza, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and her team are the first physicians in the world to use this approach in treating tuberous sclerosis, which causes non-cancerous tumors.


Upstate launches Community Giving Campaign

Upstate launches Community Giving Campaign

September 20, 2013

Upstate is looking to increase the number of employees that give to the United Way/Community Giving Campaign. Last year more than 1,700 employees gave to the campaign that benefits local charities.


Upstate to honor Governor-General of St. Vincents and the Grenandines with alumni award

Upstate to honor Governor-General of St. Vincents and the Grenandines with alumni award

September 20, 2013

Sir Frederick N. Ballantyne, MD, '63 the Governor-General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Robert Kurman, MD, '68, an expert in gynecological cancers; and Kenneth A. Egol, MD, '93, of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases; will be honored during Upstate's Medical Alumni Reunion Sept. 27 and 28.


Harnetts receive President's Award for Philanthropic Service 2013

Harnetts receive President's Award for Philanthropic Service 2013

September 18, 2013

From left, John and Karen Hartnett receive the Upstate Medical University President's Award for Philanthropic Service from Upstate Vice President for Development Eileen Pezzi and Upstate President David R. Smith, MD. Touched personally by cancer when their 19-month of son was diagnosed with a brain tumor, the Hartnetts have never stopped working to ensure that other children and families have top-flight cancer services and patient amenities available here in Syracuse. For the current Upstate Cancer Center capital campaign, the Hartnetts have helped raise $2 million by coordinating raffles, community-wide bicycle rides and volunteer to help at Upstate activities year round.


Nienke Dosa named as first professor of child health policy at Upstate, and a senior fellow at SU's Burton Blatt Institute

Nienke Dosa named as first professor of child health policy at Upstate, and a senior fellow at SU's Burton Blatt Institute

September 12, 2013

In her new post, Dosa will further her research in the organization of health care services to children and young adults with developmental disabilities.


U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei visits Upstate Cancer Center construction site

U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei visits Upstate Cancer Center construction site

September 9, 2013


Upstate to recognize outstanding service at Convocation Sept. 11

September 9, 2013


Special HealthLink Seminar to highlight treatment of Parkinson's disease Sept. 12

Special HealthLink Seminar to highlight treatment of Parkinson's disease Sept. 12

September 4, 2013


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