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Unveiling Upstate’s new Neuroscience Research Building

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Rosemary Rochford, PhDRosemary Rochford, PhD, vice president for research at Upstate Medical University, describes Upstate’s new state-of-the-art Neuroscience Research Building.  She talks about what this building means to Upstate and the community of Syracuse, and to neurosciences research in general.

 Learn about the exciting ongoing research at Upstate – Upstate Research Matters


Sleep and aging

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

As World Sleep Day day approaches, Upstate neurologistAntonio Culebras, MD Antonio Culebras, consultant for The Sleep Center at Upstate University Hospital Community campus, discusses sleep-related problems as we age.  He also shares a recent study that links poor sleep to poor memory retention in older people. 

Read the study: Aging in Brain Found to Hurt Sleep Needed for Memory

To schedule an appointment at The Sleep Center at Upstate, call 315-492-5877.

World Sleep Day 2013-”Good Sleep, Healthy Aging” – YouTube


Research study to develop a new medical treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Burk Jubelt, MDDr. Burk Jubelt, professor of Neurology, Microbiology/Immunology and Neuroscience, and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program at Upstate, will discuss multiple sclerosis (MS) — the chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.  Dr. Jubelt is the principal investigator in a collaborative research study to develop a new medical treatment for the disease.  

Upstate is part of research collaborative recommended for $12M for study on stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment study for Multiple Sclerosis

 Multiple Sclerosis Clinic


11/20/11 Aneurysm Repaired By Glue

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Mary CookNeurosurgeon Eric Deshaies and his patient Mary Cook reveal how Mary’s life-threatening aneurysm was repaired using a surgical glue.

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East Syracuse teacher’s giant brain aneurysm fixed with glue

Brain Bleed MD!, Dr. Deshaies’ website to help patients learn about diseases of the brain blood vessels.