News Archives of March 2010

March 29, 2010
Fender guitar contributions highlight start of Home with an Instrument program at Golisano
Raising the Blues, a Massachusetts-based music therapy group, launches program with rollicking performance for patients, parents and staff, and highlights role of music therapy.

March 25, 2010
Upstate’s John McCabe, M.D., to chair board of key national medical panel
McCabe will chair the board of directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the organization that oversees the certification of physician specialists in the United States. McCabe has held numerous leadership posts in more than a decade of service with the ABMS.

March 25, 2010
Nobel laureate to highlight student research presentations set for March 31, April 2
Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D., who shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on gene splicing, will present keynote address on gene regulation, and 75 students will discuss their research studies at annual symposium.

March 22, 2010
Upstate Medical University to host Health Careers Open House Saturday, March 27
Half-day session will give public an overview of nearly a dozen healthcare careers, from cardiovascular perfusion to respiratory therapy.

March 22, 2010
Breakthrough research on cilia may provide clues to new therapies to fight disease
The study, published in the Journal of General Physiology, sheds new light on the construction, maintenance, signaling and transport of molecules within cilia.

March 19, 2010
Upstate to Sponsor Conference for Women’s Heart Disease April 16
SYRACUSE, N.Y.— “Matters of the Heart: Women and Cardiovascular Disease” will provide researchers and clinicians with an opportunity to discuss research findings and new insights related to treatment of women’s heart disease April 16, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Liverpool, 441 Electronics Parkway. Matters of the Heart is sponsored by [...]

March 18, 2010
Medical students find out their residency match during March Match Day tradition
Top residency among Upstate students is internal medicine, followed by family medicine and pediatrics. Nearly 80 students—more than half the graduating class—will remain in New York for their residency work.

March 18, 2010
World Sleep Day raises awareness of need for more restorative sleep to stay healthy
One out of every three adults suffers from clinically recognizable insomnia and more than 80 sleep disorders, raising concern for failing physical and mental health from lack of sleep.

March 15, 2010
Drug Disposal Day is March 20
Upstate Poison Center will hold a Drug Disposal Day Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Walgreens, 2329 James St., in Syracuse. The event will help the public get rid of unwanted or expired medications safely.

March 10, 2010
More than 300 expected to attend MWBE Summit March 11 at Upstate Medical
Executives and other representatives from minority- and women-owned business enterprises will gather at Upstate Medical University to learn more about doing business with state entities, such as Central New York's numerous SUNY institutions.

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