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First Total Removal of Pancreas and Successful Islet Autotransplant in Brooklyn for Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis

For the first time in Brooklyn, a procedure has been performed implanting a patient’s own insulin-producing pancreatic cells ("islets") after the total removal of pancreas.
1-Dec-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novice Pilots Improve Visual Responses to Emergency Simulation by Watching Experts’ Eye Movements

Novice military pilots can improve their visual responses to a simulated emergency procedure by observing the eye movements of expert pilots, according to new research from SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
27-Nov-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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

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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

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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

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