Category Archives: Research

Kidney disease research leads to fellowship for Upstate student

Jing Bi Karchin’s persistence has paid off. Jing, a PhD student in Cell & Developmental Biology at Upstate, has been awarded a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association for her research into the role of a protein in kidney … Continue reading

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Respiratory Therapy student conducts smoking study in Ghana

Adlin Noel, a student in Upstate’s Respiratory Therapy program, followed up on a two-week medical mission trip to Nicaragua in 2013 with a 10-day trip to Ghana this year. Here are excerpts of his report on his trip with the … Continue reading

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First-year graduate student is first author of research paper

Jacqualyn Schulman has achieved a rare feat for a first-year student in the College of Graduate Studies – she has a first-author credit in a scientific journal for her research into a protein that could play a role in cancer. … 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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Upstate student takes schizophrenia research one step at a time

Walking long distances is more than just exercise for Upstate graduate student Parisa Afshari, MD, who is working toward a PhD in Neuroscience. “I’m very happy when I’m walking,” said Parisa, who walks four miles to Upstate and four miles … Continue reading

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