Scott Jessie named chief nursing officer
Jessie has more than 20 years ’ experience in the health care field, including 14 years of progressive leadership experience. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

On the road again: Upstate's Mobile Mammography Unit to crisscross the area offering appointments for mammograms
October visits help celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate student commits to working in medically underserved community as part of prestigious scholarship
The scholarship pays for two years of medical school plus a stipend. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate honors 27 with distinguished service awards
Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Syracuse Mayor James Walsh receive the President's Award for Distinguished Service for their work on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate student seeks volunteers for study tracking social media usage on mobile devices
Study seeks 20 volunteers from anywhere in the state. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Upstate Respiratory Therapy alum and faculty stepped forward to help after 9/11
The job for the Upstate teams was to conduct pulmonary function tests in order to assess breathing and establish a “baseline” for the lung function of the officers. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate kicks off Community Giving Campaign
The Community Giving Campaign benefits the local United Way of CNY and SEFA charities, including funds supported by the Advocates for Upstate, Upstate Alumni funds and Upstate Foundation. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Special IV Hoodie gives pediatric infusion patients a cozy option during treatments
Pediatric patients can keep the sweatshirt on during infusions. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Led by students, Upstate mobile vaccine clinic offered COVID-19 doses to area ’s most vulnerable
The clinic vaccinated 164 people from May to mid-August. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Caruso Brown tapped as interim chair of Bioethics and Humanities
A pediatrician by training, Amy Caruso Brown, MD, brings a significant research focus to this leadership post. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate introduces gammatile to deliver radiation after brain tumor surgery
“We place the radiation sources inside the brain at the site of the surgery, so the radiation begins right at the moment after surgery,” says neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Foundation awards $50,000 for brain cancer research
Funding supports research program to develop novel treatments for patients with malignant gliomas, the most aggressive form of brain cancer (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Student hosted podcast debuts on Apple Podcast
'Admission Granted' podcast provides insight into getting started in the healthcare profession, such as applying to graduate or medical school. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Beads of Courage program expands to pediatric burn patients
Young patients receive beads for moments along his or her health journey. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

A new semester begins at Upstate: hundreds of new students, masks and renewed energy to fight the virus
The COVID-19 vaccines and a greater understanding of the coronavirus have allowed Upstate to bring students back to campus for in-person instruction and clinical experiences. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate awarded $2M to upgrade, support its telehealth infrastructure
Upstate estimates that 97,500 patients in CNY could be supported by upgraded telehealth infrastructure with approximately 250 earmarked to receive broadband access through the project, who may not otherwise have this access. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate honors organ donors with regular flag raisings outside hospital
'This is a small act to honor the patient and family during a difficult time when their decision to donate saves lives.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Beam raising marks progress
Steel beam signed by employees and community partners makes its way to top of Nappi Wellness Institute. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate start-up wins top award from SUNY Startup Summer School to fund small business proposal in emerging technologies fields
Upstate ’s Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, and Thomas Stanford, MD, win support from SUNY Research Foundation special program. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate ’s Project ECHO serves up special covid sessions to more than 2000 area health care providers
The largest gathering of Project Echo participants was 267 for a session on COVID vaccines. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study form of dementia
The funded research will examine frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a dementia often prevalent before age 65. The Upstate study represents the first attempt to investigate the role of a new disease gene in FTD pathogenesis (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research Source Type: news

Upstate reseacher awarded grant to study form of dementia
The funded research will examine frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a dementia often prevalent before age 65. The Upstate study represents the first attempt to investigate the role of a new disease gene in FTD pathogenesis (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research Source Type: news

Whimsical therapy rooms lessen anxiety for children
Dunkin Joy in Childhood Foundation and the Starlight Children's Foundation worked together to support the room redesigns. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate ’s CNY Biotech Accelerator selects Medical Device Innovation Challenge teams from largest pool of applications ever
Teams receive intensive mentorship, support and work space. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 5, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate research expenditures grows at higher rate than any in SUNY system; 35 percent increase over five years
Research expenditures at Upstate now total nearly $39 million. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 5, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Source Type: news

National diabetes study featured investigators and patients from Upstate's Joslin Diabetes Center
Findings show serious complications from youth-onset type 2 diabetes arise by young adulthood, underscoring importance of early, intensive treatment (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research Source Type: news

Upstate lab tapped to assist state in identifying COVID-19 variants
Gov. Cuomo today announced the selection of five laboratories —including one at Upstate Medical University—to bolster state efforts in identifying COVID-19 variants. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Golisano Children ’s Hospital recognized for patient safety excellence
The honor for July recognizes the excellent work Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital has achieved in significantly reducing hospital acquired conditions. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Brain Injury Association of New York State recognizes head of Upstate Concussion Center for ongoing advocacy
Brian Rieger, PhD, received the Ted Weiss Consumer Advocacy Award. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

After meeting with inaugural class of 23 students in Pre-Medical Opportunity Program at Upstate Medical, SUNY chancellor announces he will double investment in program
SUNY's Pre-Medical Opportunity Program started at Upstate this week for the 23 students with lectures, laboratory sessions, and classes to prepare the scholars for medical school entrance exams and their final undergraduate credits. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Adaptive recreational equipment available for use during Triad on the Trails Aug. 7
The event is sponsored in part by the Golisano Center for Special Needs. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Amid recent tick population surge in CNY, U. S. Rep. Katko highlights efforts to combat tick-borne illness like those underway at Upstate Medical
One element of Upstate's work on Lyme disease and ticks is it's wildly successful tick identification program. Since April, more than 13,000 ticks have been sent to Upstate, with nearly one-third carrying some sort of infectious disease. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Cancer Center receives grant from American Cancer Society to support patient transportation needs
'The goal of this project is to remove transportation as a barrier to receiving cancer treatment.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

State Office of Mental Health and Upstate Medical University announce expansion of services for children with developmental disabilities and mental health issues
Upstate will develop a specialized inpatient unit for children who are dually-diagnosed and will expand the current child and adolescent inpatient bed capacity at OMH ’s Hutchings Psychiatric Center. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate to welcome 23 students to campus next week for first Pre-Med Opportunity Program
The program addresses income disparities among the nation ’s medical schools. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate to welcome 23 students to campus this week for first Pre-Med Opportunity Program
The program addresses income disparities among the nation ’s medical schools. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Beam-signing project underway for Upstate employees
A beam that will become part of the Nappi Wellness Institute, which is currently under construction across the street from Upstate Cancer Center, will be set up at various outpatient locations around campus for Upstate employees to sign. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate opens second Outpatient Pharmacy near Community Hospital to serve more patients, the public
The new pharmacy celebrated with a ribbon-cutting on July 15. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Area congressman introduces legislation to support more COVID research and pandemic preparedness at academic medical centers like Upstate Medical University
The legislation would authorize the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award federal funds to academic medical centers that have demonstrated a high level of expertise in COVID-19 research, like SUNY Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate researcher lands grant from NIMH for new method to study the brain and psychiatric disease
An Upstate Medical University researcher has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health for a novel approach to studying how biological changes in the brain contribute to psychiatric disease. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate marks 10th anniversary of Community General acquisition
Community officially joined Upstate July 7, 2011, making Upstate the largest hospital in the region at 715 beds. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

The Upstate Foundation announces the new Michael E. Connolly Endowed Professorship in Lung Cancer Research
Established by wife, Penny and son, Ryan, the professorship is named for their husband and father, Michael Connolly, a non-smoker, who endured a 22-month battle with lung cancer before passing away at the age of 39. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Francesca Pignoni, PhD, named Chair of Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
Dr. Pignoni joined Upstate in 2009 as an Empire Scholar in the Department of Ophthalmology. She has played leadership roles in the research and academic efforts of the Ophthalmology department and the Center for Vision Research (CVR). She has served as interim chair of the department since December 2018. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate researcher lands grant from NIMH for new method to study the brain and psychiatric disease
The method uses existing data on gene markers from brain tissue samples from deceased donors and compares it to new data on those same gene markers in blood samples from patients living with psychiatric disorders. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

In major address, Upstate's Ruth Weinstock, MD,PhD, who serves as ADA President, Medicine & Science, heralds research that fuels journey toward diabetes cure
In remarks, Weinstock says cutting-edge research continues to drive new therapies, new technologies, and new hope for a diabetes cure. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate's Ruth Weinstock, MD,PhD, who serves as ADA President, Medicine & Science, heralds research that fuels journey toward diabetes cure
Cutting-edge research continues to drive new therapies, new technologies, and new hope for a diabetes cure, Dr. Weinstock said during her presidential address Sunday morning at the Scientific Sessions. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate extends Your Cause support for teen shelter through 2021
The shelter was selected in early 2020 as Upstate ’s Your Cause charity, but the pandemic put some volunteer activities on hold, so plans to support the project will continue throughout 2021. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Syracuse Catholic schools raise more than $27,000 for Golisano Center for Special Needs
The money was raised in May as each school held a walkathon to raise the funds. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Syracuse Catholic schools raise more than $27,000 for Golisano Center for Special Need
The money was raised in May as each school held a walkathon to raise the funds. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY announces Upstate Medical ’s 1,648 teaching and research center nurses to receive annual pay and benefits increase
Recognizing the tireless commitment of the nursing staff, SUNY and Upstate worked closely with the New York State Public Employees Federation to finalize the agreement. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news