Author Archives: Jim McKeever

MD/PhD student receives fellowship from Autism Speaks

Dan Tylee is clear on why he enrolled in Upstate’s MD/PhD program. “I came here because I’m interested in mental health and human development,” he said. “I wanted to be as close to human subjects and applied translational research as … Continue reading

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Upstate student part of unique approach to cancer research

Anyone watching Adam Blanden during his presentation at Upstate’s Student Research Day 2015 knew he had so much more to say than he could squeeze into his allotted 15 minutes. Even with that time limit, Adam made it clear he’s … Continue reading

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Upstate DPT students speak at national conference

Three Upstate Doctor of Physical Therapy students took to the national stage to talk up the after-school fitness mentoring program they developed in Syracuse schools. Kelly Brunscheen, Cara Corasaniti and Lauren Shirley were among the presenters at the American Physical … Continue reading

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Second annual Upstate student art show a success

The SUNY Upstate Student Art Club’s second annual show is winding down, and the artists celebrated with a reception Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library. Club president Karen Howard, an MD/PhD student, said 18 artists showed 80 pieces, almost twice … Continue reading

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‘Docs for Tots’ medical students plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The hundreds of blue and silver pinwheels gracing Upstate’s Weiskotten courtyard this week are courtesy of medical students in the “Docs for Tots” group. The “Pinwheels for Prevention” are there to raise awareness of child abuse and to let people … Continue reading

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