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Upstate Online, Aug. 7, 2020

One of the grants expands Dr. Audrey Bernstein’s ongoing NIH-funded work, which is focused on developing a therapeutic target for scarring in the eye in conjunction with biotech collaborators.

Upstate researcher awarded $2.7 million in grants to research eye scarring, glaucoma

One of the grants expands Dr. Audrey Bernstein’s ongoing NIH-funded work, which is focused on developing a therapeutic target for scarring in the eye in conjunction with biotech collaborators.


This new partnership will potentially increase cord blood donations that will be available for public use.

Expectant mothers delivering at St. Joseph’s Health Hospital can now donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to the Upstate Cord Blood Bank


With local layoffs, furloughs and business closures related to the pandemic, agencies are seeing more people in need of their services.

Upstate's Community Giving Campaign starts Aug. 24


Out of 722 deer tick submissions that were found attached to a human, obtained from March to July, 15.8% were reported to be found on thigh. The next top three locations were around the waist (7.6%), stomach (7.6%) and groin (6.6%).

Checking yourself for ticks? Check your thigh first, survey indicates


HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? The Upstate Community Garden, a service of Upstate Pathway to Wellness, is reaping the benefits of rain and heat as veggies grow tall. On Aug. 12 Upstate will offer a livestream garden presentation on how to make an herb garden and on Aug. 13, it will feature a presentation on drying and freezing herbs. Both presentations start at noon. You can join the livestream presentations on the Upstate Community Garden’s Facebook page. The garden is located in front of the Campus Activities Building.

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? The Upstate Community Garden, a service of Upstate Pathway to Wellness, is reaping the benefits of rain and heat as veggies grow tall. On Aug. 12 Upstate will offer a livestream garden presentation on how to make an herb garden and on Aug. 13, it will feature a presentation on drying and freezing herbs. Both presentations start at noon. You can join the livestream presentations on the Upstate Community Garden’s Facebook page. The garden is located in front of the Campus Activities Building.

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