Category Archives: MD/PhD program

Student wins Young Investigator Award for cancer research

Upstate MD/PhD student Rebecca Sager has received a 2015 Joy Cappel Young Investigator Award from Rockland Inc., a Pennsylvania biotechnology company. Rebecca will use the $4,000 award to further her research into molecular changes associated with prostate cancer. She is … Continue reading

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Upstate MD/PhD student passes another test of endurance

MD/PhD student Ryan O’Dell was uniquely qualified to tackle the research project that recently made the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience. “Fortunately, Ryan is very sharp and determined,” said his mentor at Upstate, Eric Olson, PhD. “Also, being an … Continue reading

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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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MD/PhD student presents research at national conference

Upstate’s Scott Minchenberg was one of only 18 students selected to give an oral presentation at the 29th annual MD/PhD Student Conference in Keystone, Colo. Scott is in the lab of Professor Paul Massa, PhD, researching the role of a … Continue reading

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