MESSAGE FROM OUR CO-DIRECTORS
Steven Youngentob, PhD

Steven Youngentob, PhD
Associate Dean, Basic Research and Graduate Studies Program Co-director

Andras Perl, MD, PhD

Andreas Perl, MD, PhD
Program Co-Director

Our MD/PhD Program at SUNY Upstate Medical University is committed to providing exceptional training in both clinical medicine and basic scientific investigation to prepare you for an exciting career as a physician-scientist. Read More...

Tri-Institutional Research Conference

Approximately every 18 months the MD/PhD students from SUNY Upstate Medical University, the University of Rochester, and the University at Buffalo gather to hear student research presentations, present posters of their current research, and discuss topics of common interest.

Next Conference: October 17, 2015

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Past Conference: April 2nd, 2011

Our Guest Speaker was Dr. Jeremy Schefner, MD/PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Neurology, and Associate Vice President for Clinical and Translational Research, Upstate Medical University.

The title of his talk was: New Treatment Strategies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

career panel

The afternoon session included a career panel with Dr. A. Perl, Dr. J. Shefner and Dr. K. O'Banion.

Our students also participated in a round table discussion with the students from Buffalo and Rochester. This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to meet fellow MD/PhD students and learn of the translational research being conducted in the Upstate New York area.

career panel

Students view research posters.