Join Upstate's Community Giving Campaign to help hundreds of United Way/SEFA agencies
In campaign's homestretch, Upstate thanks the more than 1,000 employees who have participated in the campaign, so far. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Deployed overseas for the past 10 months, Upstate nurse Lt. Col. Dana Lonis gets a hero ’s welcome home
In Kuwait, Lonis worked in the Emergency Medical Treatment section of the United States military hospital as a nurse practitioner and the Officer in Charge. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate earns ‘Most Wired’ honor from College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
The Digital Health Most Wired program recognizes a health system's exemplary performance in 2020. ” (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate transitions 13,000 users to Outlook for improved email and calendar functions
The move retires Groupwise, which has served as the university's email and calendar system since 1995. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Mystery, Malt & Merlot Online Auction set for Oct. 19 through 24
The event proceeds benefit a Feeding Therapy Room and the Professional Development and Enrichment Fund at the upcoming Golisano Center for Special Needs. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate announces new mental health program for adolescents
The program provides four to six weeks of intense services to adolescents whose symptoms are not responding to traditional outpatient services and who are at risk of needing inpatient services. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

NIH awards Upstate professor ’s lupus clinical trial $7.2 million grant
Rheumatology Chief Andras Perl, MD, PhD, is leading the study, which is based at Upstate and involves 20 lupus centers from academic institutions around the United States. This is the first NIH-supported multi-center clinical trial led by an Upstate professor. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate is first hospital in region to use recording device for deep brain stimulation to improve treatment for neurologic disorders
The FDA approved the new deep brain stimulation device called Percept PC Neurostimulator in July. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Foundation announces campaign leadership for Golisano Center for Special Needs
Campaign co-chairs are Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim and his wife, Juli, NewsChannel 9 anchor Christie Casciano, and NHL star and Baldwinsville native Alex Tuch. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Thomas Schwartz, MD, named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
As interim chair, Schwartz has led efforts to expand clinical services for adults and children, including specialty programs in child psychiatry, addiction and for treating high risk suicidal patients. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Community Giving Campaign enters second month
Campaign supports hundreds of agencies and projects aimed at aiding the most vulnerable. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate partners with United Way of Central New York for 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge
Everyone at Upstate is encouraged to participate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

FDA approves emergency use authorization for diagnostic saliva COVID-19 test developed by SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences
The authorization means the test is now widely and available immediately for use by high-complexity clinical laboratories serving patients through physicians' offices, urgent care clinics and hospitals. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Foundation awards $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
The grants, made possible through an anonymous estate gift to the Upstate Foundation, honor September as Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate first hospital in CNY to use ROSA Brain robot for minimally invasive brain surgery
New technology increases accuracy, reduces procedure time by several hours. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate recognizes outstanding service at Fall Faculty Convocation
The awards recognized faculty from all colleges, staff members and university benefactors. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate, Interim President Dewan receive commendation from SUNY Board of Trustees for exceptional leadership in combating COVID-19 pandemic
The commendation recognizes members of the Upstate community and their “steadfast commitment to keeping our students, campuses and communities safe.” (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Four employees celebrate a half century of service to Upstate
Charlene Hubbell, Chris Lighthipe, Kathy Messina and Jeanne Nolan reflect on their years at Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate collects honors for outstanding care in stroke, heart failure and resuscitation
The awards are from the American Heart Association. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Chancellor Malatras announces five additional COVID-19 testing machines for Upstate Medical University to increase SUNY testing capacity to more than 120,000 tests weekly
Malatras's second visit in two weeks features visit to CNY Biotech Accelerator. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Employee Recognition Day will salute honorees online
More than 1,200 employees celebrating five-year milestones of service will be recognized online, with plans underway to gather in person next year for a summer celebration. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate earns ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer’ designation from Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The ranking is evidence of Upstate's "commitment to creating internal policies that foster equity, diversity and inclusion." (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY Chancellor Malatras and Upstate Medical Interim President Dewan announce state Health Department approval of a SUNY Upstate ’s saliva diagnostic test to quickly identify positive COVID cases
This cost-effective and rapid screening can analyze over 15,000 samples per day or 105,000 a week. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

What Is cerebral venous thrombosis? Upstate study finds blood clot condition on the rise
Study author, Upstate's Dr. Fadar Oliver Otite, found that the number of cases of CVT in the United States is three times higher than previously reported. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Foundation's Towsley Pro-Am raises record-breaking $145,000
Proceeds will support a new dialysis unit at Upstate Community Hospital and the new Golisano Center for Special Needs. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate begins COVID-19 antibody clinical trial
The phase-one study is seeking healthy adults 18 to 60 years old who have not participated in another clinical trial within 30 days of enrollment and have no history of COVID-19. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research Coronavirus Source Type: news

Crucial Community Giving Campaign begins Aug. 24
The economic downturn related to COVID-19 has created more need in the community, for people and the agencies that support them. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Art show by adults with autism now on display near Upstate Cancer Center
The artists work out of Studio 8 at the Delavan with Jackie Adamo. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Art show by adults with autism now on display at Upstate Cancer Center
The artists work out of Studio 8 at the Delavan with Jackie Adamo. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

New York state approves program to detect COVID-19 spread through pooled surveillance testing developed by Upstate
Upstate is working with Quadrant Biosciences on saliva-based diagnostic solutions. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Upstate kicks off fall semester with safety measures, student supports and hybrid learning
That plan involves extensive safety procedures for everyone on campus. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

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. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate's Community Giving Campaign starts Aug. 24
With local layoffs, furloughs and business closures related to the pandemic, agencies are seeing more people in need of their services. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Open raises more than $125,000 for Upstate initiatives
The Upstate Open has raised more than $1.2 million since it began. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate New York Poison Center echoes national warning over dangerous hand sanitizers containing methanol
Poison Center handles numerous calls over hand sanitizer recall. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Where ticks bite: Check your thigh first, Upstate survey indicates
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%). (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Leann Lesperance, MD, PhD, named associate dean for undergraduate medical education in the College of Medicine
As associate dean for curriculum, Lesperance provides guidance and oversight for all matters relating to medical student educational programs (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Expectant mothers delivering at St. Joesph ’s Health Hospital can now donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to the Upstate Cord Blood Bank
This new partnership will potentially increase cord blood donations that will be available for public use. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Expectant mothers delivering at St. Joseph ’s Health Hospital can now donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to the Upstate Cord Blood Bank
This new partnership will potentially increase cord blood donations that will be available for public use. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Public Health and Preventive Medicine team publishes study revealing social distancing helped slow the spread of coronavirus in CNY
The study used data from eight local counties. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

New cardiac surgeon joins Upstate; will help expand Upstate ’s atrial fibrillation program, clinical trials
Stephen Waterford, MD, MS, comes to Upstate from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate seeks participants for clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine
'Individuals who volunteer for this study will help advance our understanding of whether this vaccine has the potential to protect people and work toward ending the pandemic.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Upstate launches first vascular surgery fellowship with hire from Rochester
'We ’re training people who may eventually stay in the area.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate launches first vascular surgery fellowship Aug. 3 with hire from Rochester
'We ’re training people who may eventually stay in the area.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Cancer Center donates sunscreen dispensers to Rosamond Gifford Zoo
The sunscreen dispensers are funded by the Upstate Foundation and a state Health Department grant. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate professor leads team to develop, launch first ECMO Specialist Certification exam
The ECMO machine handles oxygen delivery to the patient ’s body, allowing a person’s lungs to rest and heal. It is being used frequently with severely ill COVID-19 patients. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate breast surgeons using wire-free technology to locate tumors and lesions that will improve patient experience
The new technology is more comfortable, precise and efficient. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

To ensure medical care for children remains robust, pediatric practices urge relief from financial hardship brought about by pandemic
Physicians hope to develop a plan with the state and health insurers to make supplemental or advance payments to practices to stem losses. Doctors also expressed concern about families and children delaying medical care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Coronavirus Source Type: news

To ensure medical care for children remains robust, pediatric practices urge relief for financial hardship brought about by pandemic
Physicians hope to develop a plan with the state and health insurers to make supplemental or advance payments to practices to stem losses. Doctors also expressed concern about families and children delaying medical care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Upstate expands size, scope and coverage area of neurosurgery department with hiring of three new surgeons
The new hires will allow Upstate to offer new services to more of the state. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news