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Downstate News: December 16, 2016

SUNY Downstate Medical Center recently celebrated the founding, 50 years ago, of the academic medical center’s College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and University Hospital of Brooklyn at a gala reception on campus. The event climaxed a yearlong celebration of the founding in 1966 of the three schools and the center’s teaching hospital. Read more on the 50th anniversary of several Downstate programs, here.


Allen J. Norin, PhD, D (ABHI), professor of medicine and of cell biology and director of transplant immunology and immunogenetics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, was elected to represent the New York State Transplant Laboratories on the Histocompatibility Committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). UNOS oversees the organ transplant waiting list in the United States. Read more about Dr. Norin’s election to the UNOS committee, here.

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