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[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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