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Ernest Baptiste Appointed CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital

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Ernest Baptiste Appointed CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital  Ernest Baptiste STONY BROOK, NY, October 13, 2017 --  Ernest Baptiste, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County will join Stony Brook Medicine as Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital effective November 27, 2107, announced Stony Brook Universit... Read More
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Year-to-Year Volatility of Penguin Population Requires New Approaches to Track Marine Health

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Year-to-Year Volatility of Penguin Population Requires New Approaches to Track Marine Health A new study reveals that it is difficult for scientists to understand fluctuations of Adélie penguin populations in Antarctica from year-to-year. The study findings, published in Nature Communications, suggest that existing methods of using penguins to monitor ocean health may be ineffective Stony Brook, NY, October 12, 2017 – Penguins are nois... Read More
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Stony Brook University Professor Elected Fellow of American Physical Society

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Stony Brook University Professor Elected Fellow of American Physical Society Anatoly Frenkel, PhD STONY BROOK, NY-October 12, 2017 -Stony Brook University Professor Anatoly Frenkel , of the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the ... Read More
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School of Social Welfare Receives $1.8 Million Grant to Deliver Behavioral Health Screening to Underserved

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School of Social Welfare Receives $1.8 Million Grant to Deliver Behavioral Health Screening to Underserved Educators and graduate students from the School of Social Welfare (SSW) and School of Nursing (SON) will deliver behavioral health screening to underserved populations in Suffolk County under a $1.8 million HRSA grant. Faculty leaders of the program include, from left: Susan Goldstein, Faculty Supervisor, SON; Diana Filiano, Program Coordinator, SSW; George Leibowitz, Project Director, SSW; and Diane Monks, Field Supervisor, SSW.... Read More
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Stony Brook Leads Health Sciences Program in Project Establishing a Sustainable Village in Haiti

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Stony Brook Leads Health Sciences Program in Project Establishing a Sustainable Village in Haiti During the needs assessment when visiting the Hospital Université de Mirebalais in Haiti are, from left, Dr. Christina Pardo Maxis, lead for the SLVC Health Working Group, with the OBGYN service coordinator, the chief medical officer, and Dr. Carmelle Bellefleur. Supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the initiative involves experts from 10 ... Read More
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Dr. James A. Vosswinkel Named First Endowed Professor of Trauma Surgery

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Dr. James A. Vosswinkel Named First Endowed Professor of Trauma SurgeryInvestiture Ceremony honors the physician and trauma team’s care of patient Lillian Schneider Dr. James A. Vosswinkel, second from left, was honored as the inaugural Lilian and Leonard Schneider Endowed Professor in Trauma Surgery at an investiture ceremony. From left: Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior VP of Health Sciences and Dean of the School Medicine; Lilian Schneider; and Stony Brook University President Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. ... Read More
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E-Mental Health Tool May Be Key for Astronauts to Cope with Anxiety, Depression in Space

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E-Mental Health Tool May Be Key for Astronauts to Cope with Anxiety, Depression in SpaceStony Brook led clinical trial will test the myCompass program on “astronaut-like” individuals Stony Brook, NY, September 13, 2017  – A clinical trial of an innovative e-mental health tool led by a Stony Brook University psychiatry professor to help address stress, anxiety a... Read More
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Stony Brook University Recognized For Retention and Increased Graduation Rates in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges

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Stony Brook University Recognized For Retention and Increased Graduation Rates in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges   STONY BROOK, NY, September 12, 2017 – Stony Brook University is once again ranked within the top 100 among U.S. colleges and universities (#97) and ranks as #41 among public universities according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges. Stony Brook... Read More
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New Cardiac Cath Lab Brings Lifesaving Care to the North and South Forks

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New Cardiac Cath Lab Brings Lifesaving Care to the North and South Forks SOUTHAMPTON, NY, September 6, 2017 — On Tuesday, September 5, Stony Brook Medicine opened a fully-operational cardiac catheterization laboratory at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, making it the only facility on the East End of Long Island capable of providing clinically complex care to critically ill heart patients. Services offered include cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, stenting, intravascular ultrasound, and Impella®, a treatment to improve blood flow in heart failure patients requiring care in the lab. Dr. Reuven Pasternak, Vice President for Health Systems for Stony Brook Medicine, note... Read More
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New Computational Model of Chemical Building Blocks May Help Explain the Origins of Life

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New Computational Model of Chemical Building Blocks May Help Explain the Origins of LifeStony Brook scientists detail the “Foldamer” hypothesis in PNAS, which models the growth of prebiotic polymers in the evolution of chemistry into biology Ken Dill explains the computational model that shows how certain molecules fold and bind together in the evolution of chemistry into biology, a key step to explain the origins of life. STONY BROOK, N.Y.... Read More
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Research Center Established to Explore the Least Understood and Strongest Force Behind Visible Matter

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Research Center Established to Explore the Least Understood and Strongest Force Behind Visible MatterSBU and BNL Launch the Center for Frontiers in Nuclear Science EIC Collision Graphic Image: In an Electron-Ion Collider, a beam of electrons (e-) would scatter off a beam of protons or atomic nuclei, generating virtual photons (λ)—particles of light that penetrate the proton or nucleus to tease out the structure of the quarks and gluons within.  STONY BROOK, NY – Aug. 22, 2017 – ... Read More
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LI Natives, international Students Make up Diverse Group of Incoming Med Students

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LI Natives, international Students Make up Diverse Group of Incoming Med StudentsSchool of Medicine welcomes 136 students, largest class in history, at White Coat Ceremony Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior VP for the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine, and Dr. Latha Chandran, Vice Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs, in center, with incoming medical students, from left: Jacquelyn Nakamura, Monica Giraldo, Jheison Giraldo, and Courtney McPhee. Stony Brook, NY, August 21, 2017– Fut... Read More
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Stony Brook Awarded Grant for National STEM Education Initiative from Keck Foundation

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Stony Brook Awarded Grant for National STEM Education Initiative from Keck FoundationEducators to expand undergraduate science courses and partnerships with indigenous populations STONY BROOK, N.Y., August 15, 2017 – Stony Brook University has received a three-year $300,000 grant from the... Read More
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Stony Brook Receives $1 Million for Brain Aging Research from Keck Foundation

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Stony Brook Receives $1 Million for Brain Aging Research from Keck FoundationResearchers to use high-tech imaging to better understand nutrition of brain neurons and cognition Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi, PhD, STONY BROOK, N.Y., August 15, 2017 – Stony Brook University has received a three-year $1 million grant from the... Read More
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New 13 million-year-old infant skull sheds light on ape ancestry

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New 13 million-year-old infant skull sheds light on ape ancestry Alesi partially excavated after careful removal of loose sand and rocks with dental picks and brushes. Photo credit: Isaiah Nengo Stony Brook, NY, August 9, 2017 - The discovery in Kenya of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The find, to be announced in the scientific journal Nature on August 10th, belo... Read More
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Stony Brook Welcomes Southampton Hospital to its System

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Stony Brook Welcomes Southampton Hospital to its System Stony Brook, NY, and Southampton, NY, August 1, 2017 -- Stony Brook University welcomed Southampton Hospital, hereafter known as Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, as a member of the Stony Brook Medicine health system, announced Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President, and Ken Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine. As such, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will now provide care under Stony Brook University Hospital’s New York State operating license.   “T... Read More
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Stony Brook University Hospital Recognizes Volunteers at Annual Luncheon

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Stony Brook University Hospital Recognizes Volunteers at Annual Luncheon From left: Carolyn Santora, MS, RN, NEA-BC, CSHA, CPHQ, Interim Chief Nursing Officer; Angelina Caracci, Junior Volunteer of the Year; Mark Latino, Senior Volunteer of the Year; and Reuven Pasternak, MD, CEO, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook Medicine Stony Brook, NY, July 28, 2017 - On Wednesday, July 12, Stony Brook University Hospital held its annual Volunteer R... Read More
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Pediatric Cancer Survivors Receive 2017 Dan Brooks Memorial Educational Award

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Pediatric Cancer Survivors Receive 2017 Dan Brooks Memorial Educational Award Thirty-three pediatric cancer survivors are off to college after receiving the Dan Brooks Memorial Educational Award.  Stony Brook, NY, July 28, 2017 - On Thursday, July 20th, 33 students who had been treated at Stony Brook Children's Hospital for pediatric cancer, were the recipients of this year's Dan Brooks Memorial Education Award. The award ceremony was held at the Hilton Garden Inn on the S... Read More
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School of Dental Medicine to Pilot “Digital Dentistry” Curriculum

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School of Dental Medicine to Pilot “Digital Dentistry” Curriculum Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine will be one of five schools nationally during the 2017-18 academic year to pilot a Digital Dentistry Curriculum. Pictured with program leaders Dr. Ann Nasti and Dr. Mary Truhlar (Dean), in center, are faculty  and students involved in the program.  From left: students Michael Winter and Renee Glasser; Dr. Dan Colosi; Dr. Tanya Somohano Marquez; Dr. Robert Reiner; and students Alexis Lippe, Nicholas Montanaro, and Luke Shapiro. ... Read More
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​​Study Reveals Origin of Modern Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin

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​​Study Reveals Origin of Modern Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin Reported in Nature Communications, the finding counters previous research that suggested two domestication events led to the modern dog   STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 18, 2017 – By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, PhD, Assistant Professor of ... Read More
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Stony Brook Distinguished Professor Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

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Stony Brook Distinguished Professor Receives Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Arthur P. Grollman, Professor of Pharmacological Science Dr. Arthur Grollman recognized by John Hopkins University for his significant contributions to translational biomedical research Stony Brook, NY - July 14, 2017 – Arthur P. Grollman, M.D, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacological Science, Evelyn G. Glick Professor of Experimenta... Read More
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Award-Winning Research Could Make Wristwatches Smarter Than Smartphones

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Award-Winning Research Could Make Wristwatches Smarter Than Smartphones   Stony Brook, NY– July 13, 2017 – Award-winning research co-authored by  Xiaojun Bi , an assistant professor in the  Department of Computer Science at  ... Read More
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Stony Brook Medicine Named to 2017 “Most Wired” List for Ninth Consecutive Year

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Stony Brook Medicine Named to 2017 “Most Wired” List for Ninth Consecutive Year Stony Brook Medicine is among 36 hospitals and health systems statewide and 512 nationwide named to the Most Wired list. STONY BROOK, NY, July 12, 2017 – In recognition of its innovative use of technology to drive efficiencies and improve both care and the patient experience, Stony Brook Medicine has earned the 'Most Wired®' designation from the Hospitals & Health Networks and the American Hospital... Read More
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Could Concrete Help Solve the Problem of Air Pollution?

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Could Concrete Help Solve the Problem of Air Pollution?Study indicates concrete construction waste can help rid the air of sulfur dioxide, a major pollutant This electron microscopy image of concrete includes a model of sulfur dioxide interactions with concrete surface – represented by the colored spheres. Credit: Marija Illoska STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 7, 2017 – New research reveals that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed fr... Read More
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Stony Brook Professor Named a 2017 American Chemical Society Fellow

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Stony Brook Professor Named a 2017 American Chemical Society FellowDr. Nicole Sampson recognized for research in protein and macromolecular interactions Stony Brook, NY – July 3, 2017 – The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Stony Brook University Chemistry Professor Nicole S. Sampson, PhD, to the 2017 class of ACS Fellows, which recognizes scientists who have demonstrated outstanding ... Read More
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Tips from Trauma Center to Stay Safe this Fourth of July Weekend

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Tips from Trauma Center to Stay Safe this Fourth of July Weekend A three-foot "safety zone" around all grills is recommended for children to prevent possible burn injuries. Stony Brook, NY, June 30, 2017 - In the spirit of the Fourth of July holiday this weekend, experts at Stony Brook University Trauma Center and the Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters Burn Center at Stony Brook Medicine offer burn prevention tips for party-goers to stay safe while having fun. "During the summer, we treat more patients with inj... Read More
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Professor and Bioethicist to Join National Committee on Ethical Issues of Organ Transplantation

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Professor and Bioethicist to Join National Committee on Ethical Issues of Organ Transplantation Stony Brook, New York, - June 29, 2017 – Andrew Flescher,PhD, a Professor in the Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has been appointed to serve on the national ethics committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the country's non-profit organization that manages the nationwide organ procurement and transplant program. His three-year term will begin July 1st. ... Read More
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Researchers Define Structure of Key Enzyme Implicated in Cancer, Neurological Disease

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Researchers Define Structure of Key Enzyme Implicated in Cancer, Neurological DiseaseFindings published in PNAS could be a basis for new therapeutic approaches Stony Brook, NY – June 28, 2017 – A Stony Brook University-led team of researchers has determined the structure of a key enzyme involved with cell growth regulation in cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. The finding, published in PNAS, reveals the first visualization of the enzyme and could provide insight into how the enzyme is activated. ... Read More
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Scientific American and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Announce Online Writing Workshop for Scientists

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Scientific American and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Announce Online Writing Workshop for ScientistsScientists and engineers can apply now for free online workshop and mentoring focused on publishing blogs and op-eds for magazines, newspapers and other news outlets Stony Brook, NY,  June 26, 2017   — Expert voices are needed more than ever in conversations of national and global importance. Scientists can help people understand the many ways that science shapes our lives and our understanding of the world—and, critically, their evidence-base... Read More
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Stony Brook Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Recruit Leaders in AI and Cybersecurity

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Stony Brook Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Recruit Leaders in AI and Cybersecurity STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 22, 2017 – Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has been awarded two grants totaling $4.5 million from SUNY’s Empire Innovation Program. The funding will be used to recruit and retain world-class faculty and researchers that strengthen Stony Brook’s research productivity in two high economic opportunity areas of state and national significance -- artificial int... Read More
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New Measures of Aging May Show 70 is the New 60

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New Measures of Aging May Show 70 is the New 60Stony Brook-led study predicts an end to population aging in USA, Germany and China before end of the 21st Century Warren Sanderson, PhD, Professor of Economics STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 21, 2017 – Is 70 the new 60? A new Stony Brook University-led study  published in PLOS ONE uses new measures of agi... Read More
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Stony Brook Receives $1 Million to Support Diversity, Inclusion in STEM Education

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Stony Brook Receives $1 Million to Support Diversity, Inclusion in STEM EducationHoward Hughes Medical Institute grant designed to help students with varied backgrounds succeed Ross Nehm, center, leads Stony Brook’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative. He is developing the program with University faculty colleagues, from left: Gregory Rushton, Bonita London, Nora Galambos and Scott Sutherland. STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 21, 2017 – Stony Brook University re... Read More
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Teen Patients at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Say “Aloha” to Prom Season

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Teen Patients at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Say “Aloha” to Prom Season Patients and their guests pose for group shot at the luau-themed prom organized especially for teens at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.  STONY BROOK, NY, JUNE 19, 2017  – Tiki torches, grass huts, colorful flowers and Polynesian-influenced cuisine came to life as nearly 50 teens attended the second annual Stony Brook Children’s Hospital prom on June 10, 2017. ... Read More
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Alan Alda Names ​Flame Challenge Champs ​Who Best Explain “What is Energy?” to 11-Year Olds

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Alan Alda Names ​Flame Challenge Champs ​Who Best Explain "What is Energy?" to 11-Year OldsTwo women, a Civil Engineer from Oregon and Chemist from Australia win top honors Alan Alda, actor, author, and founder of the Alda Center and The Flame Challenge ​ STONY BROOK, NY, June 5, 2017 –  “Without energy, a ball won’t roll, a car won’t drive and a babysitter won’t get off the couch. Energy is what get things moving.”  Those were... Read More
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Study links late-night tweeting by NBA players to worse game performance

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Study links late-night tweeting by NBA players to worse game performancePlayers scored fewer points and had lower shooting accuracy after a late-night tweet Stony Brook, NY, June 2, 2017 – Preliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Players scored on average about 1 point less in games following late-night tweets, and their shooting accuracy dropped 1.7 percentage points compared with their performance in games that did not follow late-night tweeting. After a late-night tweet, players also took fewer shots and had f... Read More
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Mars Rover Reveals Ancient Lake with Properties Common to Those on Earth

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Mars Rover Reveals Ancient Lake with Properties Common to Those on EarthFindings published in the Journal Science Sedimentary rocks from three locations on lower Mount Sharp on Mars examined by NASA’s Curiosity rover provide examples of different textures interpreted as sediments deposited at different depths within a long lived lake. This example exhibits thicker layers which occur at the edge of a lake where sediment-bearing water enters the lake, slows down and drops much of its sediment. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS ... Read More
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Stony Brook University Names Historian Paul Kelton Endowed Chair In the Department Of History

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Stony Brook University Names Historian Paul Kelton Endowed Chair In the Department Of HistoryThe First Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair In American History Paul Kelton, PhD STONY BROOK, NY, May 25, 2017 –– The Stony Brook University College of Arts and Sciencesrecently named historian Paul Kelton as the first Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History. The endowed chair was established in the Department of History in February 2016, ... Read More
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Three Senior Administrators Appointed to New Roles At Stony Brook University

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Three Senior Administrators Appointed to New Roles At Stony Brook University Stony Brook, New York, May 22, 2017 – Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, announced today that he is appointing Richard J. Reeder as Vice President for Research and Operations Manager for the Research Foundation at Stony Brook University, and promoting both Judith B. Greiman and Melissa Z.Y. Woo to the role of Senior Vice President. Dr. Richard J. Reeder ... Read More
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New MDs Enter Medical Profession in Age of Technology and Globalization

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New MDs Enter Medical Profession in Age of Technology and GlobalizationStony Brook School of Medicine graduates to take momentum of their training to residencies in New York State and Nationwide in July Erika Blaikie, a graphic artist for nearly 20 years before pursuing medicine, was among a number of graduates who had previous careers.  At the doctoral presentation, she is hooded by Dr. Andrew Wackett and Dr. Latha Chandran. Stony Brook, NY – May 22, 2017 – One hundred and twenty-s... Read More
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Stony Brook University Celebrates 57th Commencement Ceremony

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Stony Brook, New York - May 19, 2017 – Words of encouragement, wisdom and sage advice  prevailed from all who addressed the class of 2017 during the 57th Commencement Ceremony at Stony Brook University today, including honorary degree recipients Michael J. Fox and Jonathan Oringer, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and student speaker, Danielle Jean. “Every single one of you has the power within you to impact the world, if you choose to act," said Fox, who received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts. "You represent a world of endless possibilities," he told the ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky Installed as Chair of GNYHA

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Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky Installed as Chair of GNYHAIn this role, Dr. Kaushansky will help shape policies and advocacy efforts of the Association’s 160 plus member system in the NY Metro Region Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky (right) is greeting by Dr. Steven Corwin, outgoing GNYHA Chair, during Dr. Kaushansky’s installation at the 2017-18 GNYHA Chair at the Association’s annual meeting. Stony Brook, NY – May 19, 2017 – Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences at Stony... Read More
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Stony Brook’s Susmita Pati Receives National Recognition for Innovative Pediatric Program

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Stony Brook’s Susmita Pati Receives National Recognition for Innovative Pediatric Program Susmita Pati, MD, MPH STONY BROOK, NY, May 19, 2017 -- Susmita Pati, MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of Primary Care Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, received the Academic Pediatric Association Healthcare Delivery Award for Stony Brook C... Read More
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Lee Bitsóí, EdD Appointed Chief Diversity Officer

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Lee Bitsóí, EdD Appointed Chief Diversity OfficerNational search identifies thought leader and diversity advocate for newly established position at Stony Brook LeManuel “Lee” Bitsóí, EdM, EdD, has been appointed Stony Brook University's first Chief Diversity Officer. STONY BROOK, NY, May 17, 2017 – LeManuel “Lee” Bitsóí, EdM, EdD, Director of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, has been appoin... Read More
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Fotis Sotiropoulos to receive ASCE’s Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Award

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Fotis Sotiropoulos to receive ASCE’s Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering AwardStony Brook’s CEAS Dean Recognized Nationally for Advancing Hydraulic Engineering Fotis Sotiropoulos, PhD Stony Brook, N.Y., May 15, 2017 – Stony Brook University’s Fotis Sotiropoulos,P... Read More
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Study Reveals Prevalence of Women With Heart Disease Delivering Babies is Increasing

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Study Reveals Prevalence of Women With Heart Disease Delivering Babies is IncreasingThe Stony Brook-led analyses, reported in the American Journal of Cardiology, may prompt new guidelines for screening and care during pregnancy Kathleen Stergiopoulos, MD, PhD Stony Brook, NY, May 12, 2017 – A study of more than 80,000 women with heart disease from 2003 to 2012 reveals that the prevalence of women with heart disease delivering babies increa... Read More
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Stony Brook-Mentored HOPE Program Inspires Students from Underserved High Schools to Follow Careers in Healthcare

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Stony Brook-Mentored HOPE Program Inspires Students from Underserved High Schools to Follow Careers in Healthcare Judith Berhannan, center in top row, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Stony Brook University, with the seven of the HOPE “graduates” all bound for Stony Brook this fall.   Stony Brook, NY, May 11, 2017 – Fifteen high school seniors from the Brentwood, Longwood, and Wyandanch school districts celebrated their “graduation” from Stony Brook Medicine’s ... Read More
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First of Its Kind Case of Craniosynostosis in Triplets, Surgically Repaired at Stony Brook Children's Hospital

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First of Its Kind Case of Craniosynostosis in Triplets, Surgically Repaired at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital At a press conference on May 1, 2017, Elliot Duboys, MD, Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics, Stony Brook Medicine, Michael and Amy Howard, and David Chesler, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Stony Brook Medicine, held six-month-old triplets Jackson, Hunter, and Kaden Howard.   STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 5, 2017 -- Amy and Michael Howard of Center Moriches cou... Read More
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Business Incubator at Calverton Names New Associate Director

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Chris Kempner, former Executive Director for the Town of Riverhead Community Development Agency (CDA), has been named Associate Director of Stony Brook University's Business Incubator at Calverton, effective May 15, 2017. Selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates, Kempner will oversee the operations of a large R&D facility that provides an optimal environment for the development of emerging business ventures compatible with the unique setting of Long Island's East End for its agricultural, aquaculture, environmental and high-tech industries.... Read More
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Business Incubator at Calverton Names New Executive Director

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Business Incubator at Calverton Names New Executive DirectorChris Kempner, a leader of economic and community development initiatives in Riverhead for 25 years, set to expand momentum of business ventures and economic development on East End Chris Kempner has been named Associate Director of Stony Brook University’s Business Incubator at Calverton STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 4, 2017 – Chris Kempner, former Executive Director for the Town of Riverhead Community ... Read More
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Nationally Recognized Medical Educator Named to NBME Executive Board

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Nationally Recognized Medical Educator Named to NBME Executive BoardDr. Latha Chandran, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, elected to a four-year term on the national board Latha Chandran, MD, MPH Stony Brook, New York, - April 28, 2017 – Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, the Miriam and David Donoho Distinguished Teaching Professor and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has been elected to a four-ye... Read More
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Professor Long Lu Earns NSF CAREER Award to Develop Solutions in Mobile Security

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Professor Long Lu Earns NSF CAREER Award to Develop Solutions in Mobile Security [embedded content] Stony Brook, NY, April 27, 2017 – Long Lu, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research in rethinking mobile security in today’s app-as-a-platform environment. This... Read More
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Global Warming Making Oceans More Toxic

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Global Warming Making Oceans More Toxic Study Published in PNAS Links Ocean Warming Since the 1980s to the Spread of Toxic Algae Dr. Christopher Gobler and his team (L to R:) Andrew Griffith, Dr Theresa Hattenrath-Lehmann, and Dr Yoonja Kang. STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 26, 2017— Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen.  A newly published study published online in the April 24 edition of the Proceedi... Read More
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Stony Brook's Jared Farmer Named Carnegie Fellow

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STONY BROOK, NY, April 26, 2017 ––Stony Brook University’s Jared Farmer has been named a  2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Farmer, an associate professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences, will use this prestigious fellowship and award of $200,000 to complete a creative non-fiction book on the human relationship with long-lived trees and our larger relationship with nature in a time of climate change.  The philanthropic program, in its third year, recognizes an exceptional group of established and emerging humanities scholars with the goal of strengthening U.S. democr... Read More
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Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for Cancer Research and Scholarships

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(left to right)  Stony Brook President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., Joe Biden, James Simons and Richard Gelfond Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for Cancer Research and Scholarships47th Vice President Joe Biden Honored for Cancer Research Advocacy ... Read More
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Two Physicians Recognized for Novel Work in Cancer, Antifungal Research Named to AAP

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Two Physicians Recognized for Novel Work in Cancer, Antifungal Research Named to AAP Stony Brook, New York – April 20, 2017  ̶  Stony Brook University School of Medicine physician-scientists Ute Moll, MD, and Maurizio Del Poeta, MD, have been elected into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (APP). The AAP recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in the pursuit of medical knowledge and the advancement of clinical science through experimentation and discovery. Both physicians will be inducted as AAP members at the organization’s annual meeting in Chicag... Read More
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Veterans Heart Patients With Depression Face Difficulties Affording Healthcare

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Veterans Heart Patients With Depression Face Difficulties Affording Healthcare Puja Parikh, MD, MPH Stony Brook, NY, April 19, 2017 – A study of more than 13,000 veterans with heart disease revealed that for those who also had depression, gaining access to and affording healthcare and medications is more difficult than those without depression. Led by Puja Parikh, MD, MPH, an interventional cardiologist at the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, the study findings magnify the importance of assessing issues r... Read More
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Thomas Allison's “Molecular Movies” Concept Takes Home Stony Brook's $200K Discovery Prize

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Thomas Allison’s “Molecular Movies” Concept Takes Home Stony Brook's $200K Discovery Prize Thomas Allison, holding his plaque after being named the 2017 Discovery Prize winner, with James H. Simons, Chairman of the Simons Foundation and one of the competition judges; and Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President of Stony Brook University. Stony Brook, NY, April 14, 2017 – Thomas Allison, PhD, Assistan... Read More
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Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program Receives $60 Million from NIOSH

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Benjamin Luft, MD Stony Brook, NY, April 11, 2017  – The  Stony Brook University WTC Wellness Program , led by Benjamin Luft, MD, the Edmund D. Pellegrino Professor of Medicine in the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has received a ... Read More
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Modeling Protein Interactions Critical to Understanding Disease Now Simplified With Computer Server

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Modeling Protein Interactions Critical to Understanding Disease Now Simplified With Computer ServerStony Brook-led invention, featured in Nature Protocols, accessible to researchers worldwide Dima Kozakov, right, and Dzmitry Padhorny, co-author and graduate student, continue to work on ClusPro, the server that enables researchers worldwide to calculate and display protein interactions, as shown in the background based on color and shape patterns. Stony Brook, NY, April 4, 2017 – Protei... Read More
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Cancer Center Receives $40,000 From Ward Melville Heritage Organization

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(Photo Caption) Gloria Rocchio, fourth from left, President of the Ward Melville Heritage Organization, presents a check for $40,000 to Yusuf A. Hannun, MD, Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Vice Dean, Cancer Medicine, on Monday, March 27. The check represents proceeds raised from the 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty to benefit cancer research at Stony Brook Medicine. Standing at the far right are two cancer researchers, Dr. Jun Lin and Dr. Scott Powers, whose projects received funds raised from the 2015 Walk for Beauty. Joining the check presentation are from L to R, Dr. Lina Obeid, Dean for Research, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Walk for Beauty Co-chairs, Suffolk County Legislat... Read More
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Stony Brook to Confer Honorary Degree to Actor & Philanthropist, Michael J. Fox

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Stony Brook to Confer Honorary Degree to Actor & Philanthropist, Michael J. FoxAlso to Honor Arthur F. Kramer, Prince Emmanuel de Merode, Jonathan Oringer and Frank H. Shu Actor and philanthropist Michael J. Fox will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts STONY BROOK, New York, April 3, 2017 – Among the five to whom Stony Brook University will confer an honorary degree at its 2017 commencement ceremony is actor and philanthropist Michael J. ... Read More
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Research Suggests a Possible Role for a Storm of “Jumping Genes” in ALS

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Research Suggests a Possible Role for a Storm of “Jumping Genes” in ALS Dr. Josh Dubnau aside a large image of brain cells of the fruit fly displaying transposon activation. Stony Brook, NY – March 24, 2017 – By inserting an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)-linked human gene called TDP-43 into fruit flies, researchers at Stony Brook University and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory discovered a potential role for ‘transposons’ in the disease.  Transposons... Read More
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A New Approach to Diagnosing Mental Disorders Could Become an Alternative to DSM-5

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A New Approach to Diagnosing Mental Disorders Could Become an Alternative to DSM-5An international consortium develops a new diagnostic system – detailed in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology Dr. Roman Kotov (center) and some members of the HiTOP consortium at a planning meeting in Chicago in 2016. Stony Brook, NY – March 23 2017 – A consortium of psychiatrists and psychologists from universities around the world, co-led by Stony Brook University, University of Minnesota and Univer... Read More
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Medical Students Launch Careers at a Match Day Like No Other

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Medical Students Launch Careers at a Match Day Like No OtherAn MD/PhD student with cerebral palsy, a child of Haitian Immigrants, and a couple from Long Island find out where they will start their residency training Pictured are some of the students who will remain at Stony Brook as residents (preliminary or full residency), along with alumni who are also Stony Brook Medicine faculty. ... Read More
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First in NY: Stony Brook's New 100 Gigabit Per Second Connection Enables Better Research Through Faster Data Transfer

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First in NY: Stony Brook’s New 100 Gigabit Per Second Connection Enables Better Research Through Faster Data Transfer  Marking implementation of Stony Brook University's 100 Gbps Internet2 connection are, left to right, Robert Harrison; Chris Sedore; President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.; George Loftus; CIO Melissa Woo. Stony Brook – March 13, 2017 - Stony Brook University became the first higher education institution in New York State to offer a 100 gig... Read More
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Discovery of a new Metabolic Pathway of a Known Lipid has Implications in Cancer, Obesity

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Discovery of a new Metabolic Pathway of a Known Lipid has Implications in Cancer, ObesityStony Brook investigators publish research findings in journal Cell Metabolism Dr. Lina Obeid in her Stony Brook Medicine laboratory Stony Brook, NY – March 9, 2017 – A collabora... Read More
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Former Vice President Joe Biden Guest of Honor at Stony Brook University Annual Gala

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook, New York, March 8, 2017 – Stony Brook University will recognize the 47th Vice President of the United States of America, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr., at its annual  Stars of Stony Brook Gala  on Wednesday, April 19 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers at 6:30 PM/ET in New York City. Vice President Biden is being recognized for his outstanding career and dedication to the fight against cancer . “Cancer touches us all in some way and at some point,” said Vice President B... Read More
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Stony Brook and Suffolk Launch First Joint Admissions Nursing Program

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook and Suffolk Launch First Joint Admissions Nursing ProgramThe University and Community College sign an agreement to develop an academic program that creates a smooth transition from a nursing associate’s degree to an RN Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Senior Vice President of the Health Sciences and Dean of the ... Read More
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Stony Brook's “5 Questions” Video Series Shines Brightly on Women's History Month

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook, NY, March 3, 2017 – To mark Women’s History Month, Stony Brook University’s video series “5 Questions With …” has released five new video interviews highlighting the importance of gender equality in higher education. This month’s luminaries include Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka , Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, and award-winning novelist Cristina Henriquez . Tog... Read More
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Stony Brook's Taber Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Diversity

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook’s Taber Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Diversity Charles Taber, PhD STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 3, 2017 -- Stony Brook University’s Charles Taber, PhD, received the 2017 “Giving Back Award,” from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Taber, Vice Provos... Read More
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Stony Brook Medicine Center Opens in Commack, Expands Healthcare for Long Islanders

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook Medicine Center Opens in Commack, Expands Healthcare for Long Islanders Stony Brook Medicine has opened the Advanced Care Center located at 500 Cormack Rd. in Commack STONY BROOK, NY, March 2, 2017  – Stony Brook Medicine opened a new, multispecialty center in Commack yesterday called “Advanced Specialty Care,... Read More
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New Stony Brook Medicine Center Opens in Commack, Expands Healthcare for Long Islanders

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article New Stony Brook Medicine Center Opens in Commack, Expands Healthcare for Long Islanders STONY BROOK, NY, March 2, 2017 – Stony Brook Medicine opened a new, multispecialty center in Commack yesterday called “Advanced Specialty Care,” offering the residents of Long Island more choices and flexibility when looking for the highest quality medical care. “The Stony Brook Medicine footpri... Read More
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Stony Brook University Dedicates Two New Residence Halls and Dining Facility, Residence Halls are Named after Two Prominent Civil Rights Leaders

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article About Stony Brook University Stony Brook University is going beyond the expectations of what today’s public universities can accomplish. Since its founding in 1957, this young university has grown to become one of only four University Center campuses in the State University of New York (SUNY) system with more than 25,700 students, 2,500 faculty members, and 20 NCAA Division I athletic programs. Our faculty have earned numerous prestigious awards, including the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, In... Read More
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Nationally Recognized Physician Educator Named to Distinguished Teaching Professorship

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Nationally Recognized Physician Educator Named to Distinguished Teaching ProfessorshipDr. Latha Chandran to serve as Stony Brook’s inaugural Miriam and David Donoho Distinguished Professor to guide next generation of medical leaders Dr. Latha Chandran, center, has been named the inaugural Miriam and David Donoho Distingui... Read More
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Internationally Renowned Physicist Appointed As Chen Ning Yang – Wei Deng Endowed Chair in Physics and Astronomy

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article  Investiture of Dr. Alexander Zamolodchikov (front, fourth from left) as the Chen Ning Yang – Wei Deng Endowed Chair in Physics and Astronomy at Bright Oceans Corporation, Beijing, on January 6, 2017. Attendees included Professor Chen Ning Yang, recipi... Read More
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Stony Brook Creates Upward Income Mobility for Low Income Students

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook Creates Upward Income Mobility for Low Income Students STONY BROOK, NY, January 23, 2017 -- A Stony Brook University education provides a proven path toward upward mobility for students from low income households, according to a new study led by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Entitled Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility, the report ... Read More
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Research Shows that Cell Division and Invasion are Separate Actions in Cancer Process

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Research Shows that Cell Division and Invasion are Separate Actions in Cancer ProcessStony Brook scientists receive Damon Runyon Award for innovative finding David Matus (seated) and Benjamin Martin view a zebrafish model to understand cancer metastasis. Stony Brook, NY, ... Read More
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Professor Lorne Golub Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Professor Lorne Golub Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors Lorne Golub, DMD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology & Pathology... Read More
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Caribbean Bats Need 8 Million Years to Recover from Recent Extinction Waves

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Caribbean Bats Need 8 Million Years to Recover from Recent Extinction Waves By compiling and analyzing data on New World Leaf-nosed bats, and close relatives, a team of researchers discovered it would take eight million years for nature to restore bat species lost, and thus mammal diversity in the Caribbean.  ... Read More
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Stony Brook University's Top 10 Stories in 2016

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook University's Top 10 Stories in 2016 Stony Brook, NY, December 29, 2016 – Reflecting on all that 2016 brought our way, Stony Brook University is taking a look back at the top stories that are shaping our future. Along the way, Stony Brook experts played a role in impacting the news of the day as we followed the road to the White House, the medical miracle that gave a young Congolese boy his smile back, global health advances in Madagascar, men’s NCAA ... Read More
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1,605 Degrees Conferred at Stony Brook University's December Commencement Ceremony

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article 1,605 Degrees Conferred at Stony Brook University’s December Commencement Ceremony   STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 23, 2016 – Stony Brook University held its 19th annual December  commencement ceremony in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, where more than ... Read More
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NSF Grant Bolsters Geosciences Education Support for Underrepresented Students

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article NSF Grant Bolsters Geosciences Education Support for Underrepresented Students Under the NSF-sponsored GeoPATH-IMPACT program, Stony Brook faculty will provide research and fieldwork opportunities for students, including during a six-week summer program. ... Read More
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Stony Brook University's OLLI Program Receives $1 Million Endowment Grant from The Osher Foundation

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article “Since making an initial grant to the lifelong learning program at Stony Brook University in June 2007,” noted Mary Bitterman, president of the Foundation, “we have been impressed by its exceptional progress.  We applaud the collective effort and achievement of its excellent staff and its dynamic community of intellectually vigorous members. We also salute the University’s leadership for its steadfast support of the Osher Institute and for embracing the concept that education is a lifelong pursuit that has the power to forge and enhance o... Read More
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Holiday Safety Tips from Stony Brook Experts to Ensure the Season Stays Merry and Bright

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Holiday Safety Tips from Stony Brook Experts to Ensure the Season Stays Merry and Bright STONY BROOK, NY, DECEMBER 14, 2015 – The hustle and bustle that comes with the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ can unfortunately lead many to disregard of important safety precautions.   In 2012, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated there were 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating seen in emergency departments nationwide ... Read More
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Bahl Center Will Transform Approach to Precision Cancer Medicine

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Bahl Center Will Transform Approach to Precision Cancer MedicineTwo gifts totaling $13.75 million establish a one-of-a-kind metabolomics and imaging research program at Stony Brook; dedication held in first laboratory area slated for the new program Stony Brook leadership and the Bahls assemble during the dedicatio... Read More
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Study Reveals More Individuals May have “Masked” Hypertension than Thought

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Study Reveals More Individuals May have “Masked” Hypertension than Thought Joseph E. Schwartz, PhD Stony Brook, NY, December 6, 2016 –  A new study shows that around the clock monitoring  of blood pressure during daily activity revealed mas... Read More
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Water and Energy Features at Stony Brook University To Decrease Water Usage and Heating Costs

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Water and Energy Features at Stony Brook University To Decrease Water Usage and Heating CostsNational Grid installed 947 shower heads, 7 spray valves and 2,280 aerators throughout the campus. ... Read More
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Licensing Agreement with Codagenix Advances Next Generation Viral Vaccines

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Licensing Agreement with Codagenix Advances Next Generation Viral Vaccines The research team developing next generation viral vaccines, from left: Rob Coleman, Eckard Wimmer, Steffen Mueller... Read More
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Nikolaos Panou, PhD, Installed as Tsantes Endowed Professor

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Nikolaos Panou, PhD, Installed as Tsantes Endowed Professor Nikolaos Panou, PhD, STONY BROOK, NY-November 23, 2016--The... Read More
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Unique Structure of Brain Blood Vessel Amyloid Latest Clue to Alzheimer's Development?

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Unique Structure of Brain Blood Vessel Amyloid Latest Clue to Alzheimer’s Development? Image of a cerebral blood vessel shown in red. The green deposits on this cerebral blood vesse... Read More
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INCITE Award to Advance Modeling Astrophysical Explosions Via Supercomputing

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article INCITE Award to Advance Modeling Astrophysical Explosions Via Supercomputing Professors Michael Zingale (front, right) and Alan Calder (front, left) will lead a team using supercomputing hours t... Read More
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Psychiatry Professor Elected into National Academy of Medicine

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Psychiatry Professor Elected into National Academy of Medicine Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and an expert in brain imaging in psychiatric disease, has been elected a member of the Natio... Read More
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Stony Brook Leads Effort to Increase STEM Degrees for Underrepresented

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook Leads Effort to Increase STEM Degrees for Underrepresented SUNY LSAMP Project Director and Distinguished Service Professor David Ferguson with Stony Brook University Biol... Read More
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Stony Brook University Launches New Amazon Pickup Location

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stony Brook University Launches New Amazon Pickup LocationAmazon@StonyBrook is the first Amazon pickup location in the state of New York (L to R): Giovanni Payen, Amazo... Read More
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New Exclusive Video Series: Luminaries Reveal Personal Experiences That Launched Careers

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article New Exclusive Video Series: Luminaries Reveal Personal Experiences That Launched CareersBilly Joel, Alan Alda, Eric Holder, Rukmini Callimachi Among Those Giving Candid, Compelling Interviews  "5 Questions With" website STONY BROOK, N.Y., October 27, 2016 –  ... Read More
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Stony Brook Recognized For Academic Excellence By 3 Top-Tier Publications

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Stony Brook Recognized For Academic Excellence By 3 Top-Tier PublicationsS   STONY BROOK, N.Y., October 25, 2016 – ​​Stony Brook University has been recognized in three recent college rankings for its academic excellence: the new Washington Post composite ranking , ranks the University #69 nationally and #35 among public institutions; the US News & World Report Best ... Read More
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Citizen Scientists Can Now Lend a Hand in Penguin Conservation

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Citizen Scientists Can Now Lend a Hand in Penguin Conservation   Stony Brook, N.Y., October 25, 2016 – Tracking penguin populations in Antarctica is a critical component of understanding environmental changes in the region. Now, thanks to a collaboration between NASA and Stony Brook University, citizen scientists can lend a hand through the use of a new, int... Read More
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Alda Center at Stony Brook University Calls for Scientists To Enter The Flame Challenge 2017: What Is Energy?

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Alda Center at Stony Brook University Calls for Scientists To Enter The Flame Challenge 2017: What Is Energy?Annual contest challenges scientists to explain complex science topics to 11-year-olds Flame Challenge 2017:  What Is Energy? STONY BROOK, NY, USA-October 24, 2016 – If this were “Jeopardy,” the clue would be ... Read More
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Two Physics Faculty Elected APS Fellows for Pioneering Research

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Two Physics Faculty Elected APS Fellows for Pioneering Research Axel Drees, left, and Alexander Abanov, Stony Brook University Physics Professors both elected as 2016 APS Fellows. Stony Brook, N.Y., October 21, 2016  ... Read More
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Next Generation Engineering Programs at Stony Brook University Receives Sponsorship Support from National Grid

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Next Generation Engineering Programs at Stony Brook University Receives Sponsorship Support from National GridNext Generation Engineering Programs at Stony Brook University Receives Sponsorship Support from National Grid Central Islip School District student  Alexandrea Harriott soldering to begin her persistence ... Read More