Category Archives: cancer

Student organizes Cancer Center’s first St. Baldrick’s fundraiser

Upstate medical biotechnology student Danielle Safaty wanted to do something extreme to promote the importance of pediatric cancer research. “These kids are fighting for their lives,” Danielle said. “I wanted to do something extreme to draw attention to it and … Continue reading

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‘A lot of firsts’ for this first-year medical student

Ogochukwu “Ogie” Ezeoke’s first year as a medical student at Upstate has brought with it many new experiences. “There have been a lot of firsts,” Ogie said. “It’s exciting, it’s stressful, and there’s lots to do. It’s manageable, if I … Continue reading

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Upstate student’s cancer research project makes journal cover

A research project led by Upstate graduate student Stephen Shinsky made the cover of the Oct. 23 Journal of Biological Chemistry and will pave the way for further studies of a protein linked to causing – and possibly treating – cancer. … Continue reading

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Upstate students set the pace at Baldwin runs

Upstate students and alumni – including some very fast ones — were among almost 400 members of the Upstate community who took part in the annual Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY “A Run for Their Life.” … Continue reading

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Upstate graduate students benefit from ‘Six Weeks’ program

Each summer, soon after a new cohort of students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies arrives, they can count on help from fellow students like Angelina Regua. Angelina, who just finished her second year in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology … Continue reading

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