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[May 18, 2015]

Gala Honoring the Late Dr. Anne Kastor to Support the Brooklyn Free Clinic

Music and Story-telling Will Fill an Evening of Celebration on Thursday, May 21

Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Free Clinic (BFC) of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, the borough's only student-run, physician-supervised free primary-care clinic for adults without insurance, is throwing a party to mark eight years of service to the community. More


[May 4, 2015]

SUNY Downstate’s STAR Program Awarded nearly $4.6 Million in Additional Funding

SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s Special Treatment and Research (STAR) Program has received three funding awards totaling nearly $4.6 million to provide HIV care and ancillary services, supportive counseling and family stabilization services, and care for individuals co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV). More


[May 1, 2015]

SUNY Downstate to Hold Annual University Hospital of Brooklyn Health Fair May 16

Brooklyn, NY – SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s University Hospital of Brooklyn will hold its 29th annual community health fair, Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More


[March 23, 2015]

SUNY Downstate Medical Students Excel in Annual National Residency Match Day

69 Percent of Graduates to Train in New York State; Downstate Surpasses National Average

Brooklyn, NY – Fourth-year students at SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s College of Medicine had a strong showing on Match Day on March 20, at which future physicians learn where they will spend the next three to seven years receiving advanced medical training. More

  [March 3, 2015]

Mood Disorder Research Led by SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Jeremy Coplan Suggests Early Life Stress May Cause Excess Serotonin Release Resulting In A Serotonin Deficit Where the Brain Needs It Most

Data Suggest a Reason Why SSRI Medications May Fail in Many Patients, and Why Depressed Patients May Benefit from Strategic SSRI-Augmenting Treatment Approaches

Studies indicate that the majority of people with mood and anxiety disorders who receive the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressant medications, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRI’s, are not helped by these medications. More

[January 21, 2015]

Animal-to-Human Transmission of Ebola Virus Appears Tied to Increasing Human Population Density in Forested Regions, Say SUNY Downstate Researchers

Researchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center have found an apparent link between human population density and vegetation cover in Africa and the spread of the Ebola virus from animal hosts to humans. More


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