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SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Brahim Chaqour Receives $2 Million for Research Into Treatment of Vision-threatening Diseases

Brahim Chaqour, PhD, professor of cell biology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received two awards to support research into treatment of currently incurable vision-threatening diseases. The new awards, totaling $2,008,973,...
14-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SUNY Downstate Awarded $10 Million from National Institutes of Health

SUNY Downstate Medical Center has been awarded a $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to form a translational health disparities research program, with a focus on recruiting and training underrepresented minority scientists.
10-Oct-2017 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Lori A. Escallier Named Dean of the College of Nursing at SUNY Downstate


Lori A. Escallier, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, has been named dean of the College of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, it was announced by Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, president of SUNY Downstate.
31-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Rainer W. G. Gruessner Named Chair of Surgery at SUNY Downstate


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.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Amid Russia Conflict and Drug Epidemic, SUNY Downstate Researchers Battle HIV in Ukraine


New York State International Training and Research Program Receives $1.5 Million to Conduct HIV Research Training Program in Ukraine
12-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Three Types of Work Stress Increasing in the U.S., According to SUNY Downstate Researchers

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...
24-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pilot Eye Movements Change Noticeably By Two Hours In-Flight


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...
15-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
13-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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