Monthly Archives: January 2014

Upstate students add their names to bone marrow registry

Delia Vahey, a second-year medical student, was one of a dozen Upstate students who signed on with the “Be The Match” national bone marrow donation registry Thursday in the Setnor Academic Building. “I wanted to do it,” Delia said as … Continue reading

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Medical student enrolls in Upstate dengue vaccine clinical trial

First-year Upstate medical student Nick Parmar is participating in a clinical trial at Upstate testing the effectiveness of an investigational vaccine against the four types of dengue virus. “It’s a cool study, and it’s a clinical application of what we … Continue reading

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‘MEDS’ program draws city high school students to Upstate

The Latino Medical Student Association at Upstate has launched a program for high school students in the City of Syracuse who are interested in health care careers. “MEDS” – Medical Education for Diverse Students – has been offered on two … Continue reading

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Upstate MD/PhD student elected to national medical board

Upstate MD/PhD student Sam Mackenzie has been elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, a first for Upstate in the 30 years students have held an AMA trustee seat. With representatives from the nation’s medical schools voting, Sam outpolled … Continue reading

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