Med Student Shocked by Marriage Proposal on Match Day
Mar25

Med Student Shocked by Marriage Proposal on Match Day

Every medical school student dreams about ‘Match Day’. After four years of study in the classroom, students are paired with a prospective residency program, usually at another hospital anywhere in the country, where they intern side-by-side with doctors in the real medical setting for three more years before becoming a fully-licensed doctor (of course, after passing exams). At Stony Brook University in Long Island, New...

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Governor Cuomo Announces NY Heals Initiative to Use Higher Education to Address Diseases
Sep30

Governor Cuomo Announces NY Heals Initiative to Use Higher Education to Address Diseases

Governor Cuomo announces NY Heals Initiative that brings together top researchers from public and private institution to prevent, treat, and cure a variety of diseases. Among the research institutions is a consortium of SUNY, medical universities, and IBM aimed at sharing technologies and research. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the New York Hub for Emerging Applications in Life Sciences (NY HEALS) initiative, the first-ever...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $700K Research Collaboration Fund Awards to 10 SUNY Campuses
Sep25

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $700K Research Collaboration Fund Awards to 10 SUNY Campuses

Cancer Detection & Treatment, Medical Imaging, Stroke Prevention, Climate Change Analysis among Funded Initiatives Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that seven research projects involving 10 SUNY campuses will each receive up to $100,000 from the SUNY Research Collaboration Fund, which supports research collaborations among campuses as part of the SUNY system’s strategic plan, The Power of SUNY. Among the funded initiatives...

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Alumni Profile: Joan Dembinski
Feb26

Alumni Profile: Joan Dembinski

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Ms. Dembinski grew up and continues to reside in Albany, New York.  She attended Albany Academy for Girls and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in Zoology.  She spent 30 years at Sterling Winthrop Research Institute evaluating investigational medicines for heart failure and...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Jan07

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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First Biomedical Engineering Students Graduate from UB
Jul17

First Biomedical Engineering Students Graduate from UB

UB recently celebrated the first graduating class from its Department of Biomedical Engineering, a milestone for the fast-growing program that focuses on developing medical devices and therapies for diabetes, cancer and other illnesses. Most of the 12 undergraduates are expected to immediately enter the workforce. But most plan to attend UB’s new biomedical engineering graduate program. Starting this fall, UB will offer MS and PhD...

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