Monthly Archives: October 2015

Baldwin Fund receives award for exemplary support of biomedical research

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Exemplary Support of Biomedical Research was given to Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of Central New York. Below is a profile of the … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, community, education, entertainment, history, research, volunteers, women's health/gynecology

‘Diabetes: Across the Lifespan’ forum set for Nov. 4

The 15th annual CNY Diabetes Forum is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. It’s a free event, with limited seating. Reserve your spot today by calling 315-464-8668 or 1-800-464-8668. The forum takes place in the cafeteria at … Continue reading

Posted in community, diabetes/endocrine/metabolism, education, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital/pediatrics

Will zinc be an element of future cancer treatment?

BY AMBER SMITH Cancer researchers for decades have focused their microscopes on the tissue where cancer is discovered, be it the lung, the breast, the skin or elsewhere. “Now we are learning it’s not so much where the cancer comes … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, community, drugs/medications/pharmacy, genetics, medical student, research

Boeheims receive Upstate’s Distinguished Service award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Distinguished  Service was given to James A. and Juli G. Boeheim. Below is their biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, community, education, entertainment, fitness, fundraising, health care, history, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital/pediatrics, volunteers, women's health/gynecology

Making music helps kids with autism connect with others

Zachary Cottell, 4, often wears earphones to muffle outside noise, which can be agitating and disruptive for children on the autism spectrum. But on a recent Friday night, Zachary put down his earphones, picked up plastic noise makers (boom whackers) … Continue reading

Posted in community, education, entertainment, health care, mental health/emotional health, patient story, psychology/psychiatry, public health, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital/pediatrics

‘Cancer Care’ collects national magazine award

Cancer Care magazine received a national award from The Association for Women in Communications this weekend during the group’s annual conference in Kansas City. The quarterly magazine’s first issue was selected among start-up magazines as the “best overall external magazine” and … Continue reading

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Ronald Angona, Jr. receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Service, College of Health Professions, was given to Ronald E. Angona, Jr. Below is his biography, as it appears in the … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, community, education, health care, heart/cardiovascular, history, volunteers

Special delivery: Upstate scientist seeks better way to deliver drugs to tumors

The most promising cancer drug can’t be effective if it cannot reach the cancer. Some researchers are trying to solve that problem by developing drug delivery vehicles that transport drugs into tumor cells without damaging healthy cells. Juntao Luo, PhD, … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, community, drugs/medications/pharmacy, research

Stacy Mehlek receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service  was given to Stacy Mehlek. Below is her biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie DeJoseph Letters … Continue reading

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Todd Olrich receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty Service, College of Nursing, was given to Todd Ulrich. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By … Continue reading

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