Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cystic fibrosis drug helps people live longer

A new medication may allow some people with cystic fibrosis to live near full lifespans, says Ran Anbar, MD, director of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Upstate University Hospital. People with CF have thick mucus that plugs the lungs and digestive … Continue reading

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‘Physicians Practice’ magazine packed with information about Upstate

Here’s a roundup of news and information you’ll find about Upstate in the January issue of Physicians Practice magazine: More long-time smokers may seek screening for lung cancer now that the federal Medicare program has indicated it will pay for … Continue reading

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Aubry’s 50-year career: 8000 babies, 8000 medical students and the transformation of maternal health care

In 1963 — a year before Upstate University Hospital opened — Richard Aubry MD, MPH began his 50+ year career at Upstate. He had been a medical resident and fellow at Upstate prior to joining the Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty in 1963. … Continue reading

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Lecture focuses on recognizing medical innovation

Thomas Krummel, MD, leads Stanford University’s Department of Surgery and loves the fresh perspective of medical students. He spoke about this connection, linking it to discovery, invention, innovation and entrepreneurship when he delivered the annual Pickett Lecture in Pediatric Surgery … Continue reading

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Upstate and the Bacons in the 1960s: two careers, one marriage and a baby girl who wants to be a doctor

In the early 1960s, Shirley Graves was a hospital nurse in Greensboro, North Carolina. She responded to an ad in the American Journal of Nursing recruiting RNs to apply to Syracuse’s Good Shepherd Hospital to “fulfill your educational goals, broaden … Continue reading

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