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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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Medical student gains valuable insights on visit to Mongolia

Upstate medical student Anudariya Dean went on a fact-finding mission to Mongolia last summer, hoping to learn more about health care in her homeland. “I was so comfortable here (in the U.S.) after almost 10 years that I became uninformed … Continue reading

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Medical student’s simple request leads to warm response

It started with a simple, two-word compliment. Upstate second-year medical student Shunqing Zhang was volunteering at Ronald McDonald House last summer when he saw a young boy wearing a cap with the logo of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team. … 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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