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2012-07-09 14:23:23

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SUNY Downstate Medical Center has received an award to develop mobile phone applications for stroke patients and their caregivers. Steven R. Levine, MD, professor of neurology and emergency medicine and vice chair of neurology at SUNY Downstate, is scientific principal investigator on the $500,000 award, which is from the federally funded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Investigators from Downstate's College of...

2012-06-26 14:21:11

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, found that living near a heavily congested highway correlates with a higher presence of asthma. In a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the researchers found higher rates of asthma among those living closer to Interstate 278, near a portion known locally as the Gowanus Expressway, and lower rates of disease...

2012-06-15 10:23:20

NEW YORK, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Witwatersrand Fund, Inc. (Wits Fund) recently celebrated The University of Witwatersrand's 90th anniversary at an Awards Dinner held at the University Club in New York, N.Y. The Wits Fund is a non-profit organization created and supported by a small group of alumni volunteers dedicated to supporting programs and scholarships of the University of Witwatersrand. (Photo:...

2012-05-01 02:27:32

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: SUNY Plattsburgh has been awarded Best of Category at the Awards for Excellence by SUNYCUAD. The award comes after the school's work with Manhattan-based ad agency Conversation. The campaign featured a wide range of tactics, including radio spots, online display ads, search engine marketing and landing pages, which provided insight into real-life student experiences and the opportunities for prospective students in attending SUNY Plattsburgh. It...

2012-04-30 10:20:54

GREENBELT, Md., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Texas region containing four of the world's largest wind farms showed an increase in land surface temperature over nine years that researchers have connected to local meteorological effects of the turbines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The land surface temperature around the west-central Texas wind farms warmed at a rate of .72 degrees Celsius per decade during the study period relative...

2012-04-19 02:28:20

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Conversation is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the Bronze Award for Radio Advertising/Series in the 27th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The award specifically pertains to the work done by Conversation on their recent SUNY Plattsburgh campaign. "The objective was to reach potential students, as well as decision makers, from the Hudson Valley region of New York and Long Island," said Client Services Account...

2012-04-06 14:20:16

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Todd C. Sacktor, M.D., distinguished professor of physiology and pharmacology and of neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for his research on memory. Dr. Sacktor's research, which has been called "paradigm-shifting," has focused on determining the mechanism of long-term memory. He discovered the molecule...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

Springbrook and SUNY Oneonta have entered into a new partnership that will provide opportunities for current Springbrook staff to advance their education and attract new employees to join the rapidly growing agency. Oneanta, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Springbrook and SUNY Oneonta have entered into a new partnership that will provide opportunities for current Springbrook staff to advance their education and attract new employees to join the rapidly growing agency. Under the innovative...

2011-11-02 09:00:08

Because clinical evaluation often depends on diagnostic tests, diagnostic physicians have a responsibility to notify referring clinicians when test results reveal urgent or unexpected findings. According to an article selected as the "CME Activity of the Month" in the most recent edition of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), the rapid growth of diagnostic testing appears to be placing physicians at greater risk for medical malpractice claims for test communication...

2011-07-21 06:45:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh announces that it has retained New York City-based Conversation, LLC to assist with overall advertising needs. SUNY Plattsburgh, whose tagline is "Imagine what you will accomplish," offers more than 60 majors. "We're excited to move forward with a new campaign," said Bryce Hoffman, executive director of marketing and communications for Plattsburgh. "We have a lot of opportunities to offer,...