News Archives of December 2005

December 21, 2005
SUNY Upstate seeks participants for scoliosis study
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University seeks participants for a research study investigating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The study on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) will investigate how the brain may connect with the spinal cord to cause AIS. Findings may lead to improved testing and better non-invasive treatments for AIS. The study is [...]

December 21, 2005
Lynn Cleary, M.D., named senior associate dean for education
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Lynn Cleary, M.D., professor of medicine and associate dean for curriculum has been named senior associate dean for education. The announcement was made by Steven. J. Scheinman, M.D., SUNY Upstate executive vice president and dean of the College of Medicine. Cleary’s responsibilities include creating a teaching academy, which will help develop and [...]

December 15, 2005
SUNY Upstate Medical University appoints three to faculty posts
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments: o Terrence J. Thines, D.D.S., has been appointment professor and chief of the division of dentistry in the Department of Surgery. Thines, brings to SUNY Upstate more than 20 years of experience as a clinician and educator. Most recently, he served as [...]

December 13, 2005
NIH awards SUNY Upstate Medical University $719,000 for drug study
Study aimed at finding drug to prevent sepsis or sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome SYRACUSE, N.Y.-Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University are embarking on the second phase of study funded by the National Institutes of Health to confirm the effectiveness of a modified tetracycline, COL-3, in preventing sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and sepsis/sepsis shock [...]

December 9, 2005
New $6 million pharmacy at University Hospital boasts key technology aimed at reducing risk of medication errors
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – University Hospital’s new $6 million state-of-the art pharmacy brings to Central New York one of the most technologically advanced medication management systems in the state. The pharmacy officially opens Dec. 9. The new system uses bar code technology and a new drug storage and retrieval system to triple check drug orders, [...]

December 6, 2005
Former Amgen engineer named executive director of Central New York Biotechnology Research Center
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – John Fieschko, Ph.D., a leading consultant to the biotechnology industry and a former director and scientist with the biotechnology industry giant Amgen Inc., has been named as executive director of the Central New York Biotechnology Research Center. The Central New York Biotechnology Research Center is a collaborative effort among SUNY [...]

December 2, 2005
SUNY Upstate thanks area schoolchildren for raising more than $130,000 for children’s hospital project
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – More than 120 schools and student groups across Central New York raised more than $130,000 for the Central New York Children’s Hospital campaign. To acknowledge that support, SUNY Upstate Medical University brought more than 50 schoolchildren, teachers and parents to campus today (Dec. 2) for a thank you from administrators [...]

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