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2016 Press Releases

December 22, 2016

Dr. M. Monica Sweeney Honored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams


December 20, 2016

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Honors Dr. Garry S. Sklar and Sarah Sklar


December 16, 2016

BioBAT Receives $1 Million from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams


November 30, 2016

Dr. Allen J. Norin Elected to Represent New York State Transplant Laboratories on the Histocompatibility Committee of UNOS


November 21, 2016

SUNY Downstate Celebrates 50 Years of Service by its College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and University Hospital of Brooklyn.


November 2, 2016

SUNY Downstate Receives Insight into Diversity 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award


November 1, 2016

Dr. James Cottrell Receives Leadership Award from the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health


October 27, 2016

Dr. Kathleen Powderly Elected a Fellow at The Hastings Center


October 21, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. LeConté Dill Receives APHA Women’s Caucus Highest Scoring Abstract Award


October 17, 2016

SUNY Downstate Research Suggests that Inhibition of Liver Sphingolipid de novo Synthesis in Early Life Impairs Adherens Junctions and Promotes Tumorigenesis


September 23, 2016

Downstate and UAlbany Awarded "Best of New York" for Health Disparities Tool


September 15, 2016

New Research Details How Workplace Stress Contributes to Cardiovascular Disease


September 13, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Maja Nowakowski Appointed to the International Committee for Review and Evaluation of Medical Laboratory Science Training Programs in Israel


September 8, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Joseph P. Merlino Named a Fellow Ambassador by the New York Academy of Medicine


September 8, 2016

SUNY Downstate's Dr. Richard Rosenfeld Recommends Shared Decision-Making in Treating Adult Sinusitis


August 29, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Shaundelle Goldsmith Receives Diversity Visionary Award


August 26, 2016

SUNY Downstate Research Suggests that a Novel Inhibitory Brain Receptor Is a Mechanism for Remission of Epilepsy in Adolescence


August 23, 2016

Dr. Ayman Fanous Named Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at SUNY Downstate


August 22, 2016

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Names Dr. Marilyn A. Fraser Chief Executive Officer


August 16, 2016

SUNY Downstate Holds Annual White Coat Ceremony Welcoming New Medical Students


August 8, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s STAR Program Receives $1.9 Million to Expand HIV Prevention Services


July 17, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s School of Public Health Receives Maximum Re-accreditation


July 15, 2016

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Appoints Dr. Michael Lucchesi Officer-in-Charge of Downstate Medical Center


May 27, 2016

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Graduates Hundreds of New Health Professionals


May 18, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s University Hospital of Brooklyn Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll


May 18, 2016

Downstate Occupational Therapy Students Inducted into OT National Honor Society


May 17, 2016

New Findings from SUNY Downstate Resolve Controversy over PKMzeta in Maintaining Memory


May 13, 2016

Three Downstate Faculty Members Named to Distinguished Professor Rank by SUNY Board of Trustees


May 9, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s University Hospital of Brooklyn Celebrates 50 Years of Serving the Community with Health Fair May 21


May 9, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Michael Myers to Be Honored by New York City Chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, May 12


May 9, 2016

New York State International Training and Research Program Receives $1.5 Million from National Institutes of Health to Conduct HIV Research Training in Kazakhstan


May 4, 2016

Use of Personal Care Products during Pregnancy Linked to Adverse Effects in Newborns


May 2, 2016

SUNY Downstate Research Identifies Origin of Synaptic Pruning Process Linked to Learning, Autism and Schizophrenia


April 22, 2016

Hearing Impairment Linked to Type 2 Diabetes


April 21, 2016

Researchers Find Moderate Vascular Risk in Southwest Native Population


April 6, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Dr. Stacy Blain Participates in Project Tackling Cancer Complexity


March 22, 2016

SUNY Downstate Medical Students Excel in 2016 National Residency Match


February 29, 2016

Study Finds Increased Risk of Obesity with Increased Time in the U.S. in Filipino Immigrants Living in New York Metro Area


February 22, 2016

SUNY Downstate Launches the Institute for Genomic Health


February 22, 2016

SUNY Downstate’s Chief Diversity Officer Cited as One of ‘15 to Know’


February 11, 2016

SUNY Downstate and New York City Department of Education Hold College and Career Fair in the STEM Subjects


February 4, 2016

SUNY Downstate Celebrates Golden Anniversary of its College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and University Hospital of Brooklyn


January 20, 2016

SUNY Downstate Receives $2.35 Million Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Care