News Archives of May 2001

May 29, 2001
SUNY Upstate wins $1.1 million grant
SUNY Upstate Medical University has received a $1.1 million federal grant to direct a new program designed to prepare students from underrepresented groups from the Syracuse City School District for careers in the health professions, officials announced this morning. The program, known as the Health Careers Opportunity Program or HCOP, will provide students with academic support [...]

May 24, 2001
Consumer health issues take center stage at Fifth Annual Healthcare Marketplace Conference June 13 and 14 at the Oncenter
Health care consumers will be able to find out the latest information on a variety of issues, including heart disease, diabetes, dieting, infertility and massage therapy as part of the Fifth Annual Healthcare Marketplace to be held June 13 and 14 at the OnCenter in Syracuse. In addition to 34 consumer sessions to be presented [...]

May 15, 2001
New study sheds light on treating SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction
In the first clinical study of its kind, researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University have found that a popular strategy, Wellbutrin SR in commonly used doses, does not correct antidepressant-induced sexual function. The findings are published in the May issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers found no significant difference between patients who were given [...]

May 15, 2001
Bioethics expert to present lecture on “What’s Wrong with Cloning?” May 23 at SUNY Upstate Medical University
One of the nation’s leading bioethicists, Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., will present “What’s Wrong with Cloning?” Wednesday, May 23 at 3 p.m. on the campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. Caplan’s presentation [...]

May 7, 2001
SUNY Chancellor Robert King to speak at Upstate Medical University Commencement May 20
State University of New York Chancellor Robert L. King and nationally recognized psychiatrist Thomas Szasz, M.D., will offer remarks at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s 167th Commencement Sunday, May 20 beginning at 1 p.m. in the Crouse Hinds Theater of the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse. During the exercises, Szasz will receive an honorary doctor [...]

May 1, 2001
Paige’s Butterfly Fun Run and Walk set for June 2 Event in memory of Baldwinsville child will raise money for University Hospital ’s Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders
More than 600 people are expected to participate in the fifth annual Paige’s Butterfly Fun Run and Walk Saturday, June 2 at Palmer Elementary School, Hicks Road, Baldwinsville. There will be a 5K race on a certified course with official timing starting at 9 a.m, and a 3K fun run/walk starting at 10 a.m. All participants [...]

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