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New York state approves program to detect COVID-19 spread through pooled surveillance testing developed by Upstate

New York state approves program to detect COVID-19 spread through pooled surveillance testing developed by Upstate

August 14, 2020

Upstate is working with Quadrant Biosciences on saliva-based diagnostic...


Upstate New York Poison Center echoes national warning over dangerous hand sanitizers containing methanol

Upstate New York Poison Center echoes national warning over dangerous hand sanitizers containing methanol

August 5, 2020

Poison Center handles numerous calls over hand sanitizer recall.


Upstate seeks participants for clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Upstate seeks participants for clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

July 29, 2020

'Individuals who volunteer for this study will help advance our understanding of...


To ensure medical care for children remains robust, pediatric practices urge relief from financial hardship brought about by pandemic

To ensure medical care for children remains robust, pediatric practices urge relief from financial hardship brought about by pandemic

July 23, 2020

Physicians hope to develop a plan with the state and health insurers to make...


Lt. Gov. Hochul visits campus to get update on Upstate’s COVID-related research; urges community to wear masks to keep infection rate low

Lt. Gov. Hochul visits campus to get update on Upstate’s COVID-related research; urges community to wear masks to keep infection rate low

July 16, 2020

During visit, Hochul calls Upstate "integral partner" in combating pandemic.


More than 200 iPads installed around campus make virtual visitations possible

More than 200 iPads installed around campus make virtual visitations possible

July 9, 2020

Beside connecting families with patients, the iPad program helps conserve PPE by...


Upstate launches study to monitor family members of those diagnosed with COVID-19 to learn about transmission and immunity

Upstate launches study to monitor family members of those diagnosed with COVID-19 to learn about transmission and immunity

June 23, 2020

The COVID-19 Surveillance Research Study, funded through a $279,770 grant from...


Students reach out to patients isolated by pandemic

Students reach out to patients isolated by pandemic

June 10, 2020

Medical students phoned patients to chat to take away some of the loneliness of...


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