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Hal Skopicki Appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute

Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute. He is a renowned heart failure specialist, who has led the major effort in...
16-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mount Sinai and Stony Brook Announce Affiliation

Stony Brook Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System today announced that they are entering into an affiliation agreement that includes collaboration on research, academic programs and clinical care initiatives, effective immediately.
11-Aug-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Holiday Safety: Santa is Checking His List, Parents Are You Checking Yours Twice?

Santa is Checking His List, Parents Are You Checking Yours Twice? Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Expert Gives Parents a Checklist on How Avoid Preventable Injuries this Holiday Season
15-Dec-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Technology Means Fewer Surgeries For Kids With Scoliosis

Stony Brook Medicine Offers Innovative, Non-Invasive Treatment to Correct Curving Spines
9-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Discovery of Compound May Open New Road to Diabetes Treatment

The discovery of an inhibitor of the Insulin Degrading Enzyme (IDE), a protein responsible for the susceptibility of diabetes because it destroys insulin in the body, may lead to new treatment approaches for diabetes.
4-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals How a Protein Common in Cancers Jumps Anti-Tumor Mechanisms

A Stony Brook University-led international research team has discovered how a cellular protein, STAT3, which is overactive in a majority of cancers, interferes with an antitumor mechanism in cells and therefore promotes the growth of cancer.
17-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Drug Kills Cancer Cells Building Blocks

Imagine cutting down the growth of cancer cells at their earliest stages. Research conducted by Stony Brook University is showing promise in this approach with a new class of compounds that disrupt cancer cell mitochondrial metabolism.
13-Mar-2014 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Global Study Reveals Gender-Based Violence Vastly Underreported

Findings from a new global study suggest that estimates of gender-based violence (GBV) prevalence based on health systems data or on police reports may underestimate the actual total prevalence by 11- to 128-fold.
10-Dec-2013 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Stony Brook Medicine's Chairman of Surgery shares tips on preventing an ER Visit over Thanksgiving because of a gallbladder attack
23-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST


Stony Brook Doc shared tips during GERD Awareness Month, just in time for Thanksgiving
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST


Diabetes and the Holdiays: Stony Brook Medicine Expert gives tips on how to have an effective diabetes management plan during holiday festivities
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST


The CDC’s Get Smart campaign involves a number of initiatives to prevent antibiotic resistance, manage existing antibiotics to preserve their effectiveness and help healthcare providers and families understand when prescribing an antibiotic is...
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

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Small steps can equal big changes when it comes to diabetes. Stony Brook Medicine's Dr. Joshua Miller explains how to lower your risk for diabetes and pre-diabetes
12-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

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