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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

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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

Future Weather Forecasting: It’s all in the “MRI” of Clouds

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A team of researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), led by Professor Pavlos Kollias, is using news types or radar in combination with current meteorology technology to take an “MRI” of clouds.
12-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Emerging Drug Could Help Treat a Common Liver Disease

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Treating a liver disease called NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is difficult. Now scientists believe they have found a pharmacologic approach that may inhibit NASH, and thus stop deadly conditions that result from NASH.
20-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Occupancy Detection Device Designed to Save Home Energy Use

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A Stony Brook University research team is developing a new type of PIR sensor that is equipped with an electronic shutter and other technologies that enable fast and accurate occupancy detection including individuals who are stationary.
12-Dec-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statement from Stony Brook University President on Congressional Tax Reform

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In response to recent Congressional tax reform negotiations, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said today: "As tax reform negotiations continue, I urge leaders in Congress to consider the adverse impacts of proposed...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

White Paper Provides Tools to Manage Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

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A white paper designed to provide New York State healthcare providers and communities with the tools to manage and reduce opioid use disorder in pregnancy will be released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
13-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Investment Portfolio Theory Helps Scientists Predict Animal Population Growth

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A study published in PNAS details a new “landscape portfolio” theory that is based on Markowitz’s “portfolio theory” in economics, melded with ecological landscape theory to predict population growth of living things.
13-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Website and Educational Program Dedicated to Reducing Drowsy Driving

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Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management have developed StopDrowsyDriving.org to help raise awareness about the prevalence of drowsy driving and reduce crashes caused by it, an estimated 6,000 per year.
13-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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