Rainer W. G. Gruessner, MD, FACS, FICS, has been named chair of surgery and Clarence and Mary Dennis Professor of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
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New York State International Training and Research Program Receives $1.5 Million to Conduct HIV Research Training Program in Ukraine
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Two stressful work characteristics, low job control and “job strain” – that is, high-demand, low-control work – have been increasing in the U.S. since 2002. The findings may explain why declines in cardiovascular disease and related...
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A study published recently in the journal Psychology and Behavior unveils the potential to use changes in saccadic eye movements - the rapid repositioning of the eye to focus on a target - as a reliable biomarker for pilot fatigue. Professors...
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Locked-In ALS Patients Answer Yes or No Questions with Wearable fNIRS Device Created at SUNY Downstate
fNIRS imaging has led to a breakthrough in communication with ALS patients that are “Locked-In” and unable to move or speak.
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Lack of Oxygen, Not Excessive Stimulation, Cause for Half of Seizure-Related Brain Damage in Epilepsy
Neuronal degeneration is the most severe long-term consequence of repetitive seizures in patients with epilepsy, which until now was thought to be primarily caused by excitotoxicity, or over-stimulation of the neurons. New findings indicate hypoxia,...
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Researchers at SUNY Downstate recently discovered that an inhibitory brain receptor triggers synaptic pruning in adolescence. Drugs that selectively target these receptors, when administered during adolescence, can alter synapse number, with...
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A new test using peripheral vision reaction time could lead to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment of mild traumatic brain injury, often referred to as a concussion.
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Kathleen Powderly Is Available to Discuss the Case of the Woman a Texas Judge Has Ordered Taken Off a Ventilator
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Dr. Michael Lucchesi, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Suny Downstate, Available to Discuss Hurricane Preparations
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