Rosemary 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.
As World Sleep Day day approaches, Upstate neurologist 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.
Dr. 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.