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Stony Brook University President and Students Front and Center at UN Women’s HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Celebration at the MOMA

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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and 21 Stony Brook students, along with world leaders, activists, change-makers and celebrities recommitted to fast-tracking gender equality at UN Women’s HeForShe second anniversary events on...
20-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Discovery by Researchers May Lead to Better Understanding and Treatment for a Common Autoinflammatory Disease

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A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University researchers have discovered a new mechanism for a bacterial toxin to inhibit inflammation.
16-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding Shows Muscular Dystrophy-Causing Receptor Has Broader Role in Brain Development

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Researchers at Stony Brook University have discovered that dystroglycan, a muscle cell receptor whose dysfunction causes muscular dystrophy, actually has a critical role in brain development.
12-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientific Evidence Reveals That the Brain Perceives Taste with All Senses

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The phrase “it looks so good you can almost taste it” may actually be scientifically proven based on the findings of a new study by Stony Brook University researchers that explored how the brain processes stimuli predicting taste.
31-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could PTSD Trigger Early Cognitive Impairment in Some WTC Responders?

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Findings from a study led by Stony Brook University researchers and published early online in Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring reveals that there may be a significant amount of cognitive impairment (CI) among 911...
29-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Provost, Michael A. Bernstein, Joins Stony Brook on October 31

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Michael A. Bernstein, the John Christie Barr Professor of History and Economics and Provost of Tulane University from 2007 through July 2016, has been appointed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stony Brook University,...
22-Aug-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Avoid the September Shock: Scheduling Children’s Back-to-School Medical Exams

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While parents may be overwhelmed buying school supplies, Dr. Jill Creighton, Medical Director of Ambulatory Primary Care Pediatrics, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, says scheduling annual medical appointments is something parents need to cross...
19-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook Medicine Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeons

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Joanna Chikwe, MD, has been appointed as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Henry J. Tannous, MD, has been named Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the...
16-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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