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Breast cancer high risk program

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Jayne Charlamb, MDJayne Charlamb, MD, medical director of prevention and survivorship at Upstate, talks about a program designed for women who are at an increased risk of breast cancer.  Charlamb is the director of Upstate’s breast cancer high risk program, which offers special surveillance options as well as “chemoprevention” – taking medication to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. For more information, call (315) 464-8224, ask for Linda.


Genetic study of schizophrenia

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Mantosh J Dewan, MDChristopher P Morley, PhDMantosh Dewan, MD, distinguished service professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Upstate, is joined by Christopher Morley, PhD, associate professor of family medicine, public health, and psychiatry, and vice-chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine, will help us understand the genetics of psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia.  Upstate is involved in the largest-ever case-control study of schizophrenia, and is actively seeking to recruit about 200 more healthy/unaffected subjects in the next few months.  For more information, call 315-464-6943 or email
Read the study: Genomic Psychiatry Cohort