Category Archives: Research

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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Upstate medical students raise almost $4,300 in ‘Movember’

First- and second-year students in Upstate’s College of Medicine responded to a challenge to raise money for medical research — and to grow mustaches — last month as part of the “Movember” initiative. Upstate’s O.N.C.O. student organization — Opportunities, Networking … Continue reading

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MD/PhD student wins fellowship for her autism research

Upstate MD/PhD student Dawn Lammert has received a three-year pre-doctoral fellowship for her research on autism. Dawn, who’s in the second year of the PhD phase of the MD/PhD program, was awarded the fellowship – worth $32,615 per year — … Continue reading

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