SUNY Downstate News: February 2020
February: Black History Month February 17th: President’s Day
SUNY Downstate Announcements:
February 6th: “Epidemiologist Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, PhD [SUNY Downstate researcher], and scientists from Taiwan, Munich, Berkeley and Madison are examining genome data from every confirmed case of 2019-nCoV to unearth insights into viral emergence.” To read more click here.
February 11th: Third-year medical student, Ryan Bender, has received the 2020 College of Medicine Alumni Association’s Full Year Research Scholarship for his study into in vivo construction of biomimetic breast tissue for breast cancer.
February 11th: “SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University’s College of Medicine Dean F. Charles Brunicardi, M.D., FACS, today announced the appointment of Montgomery Douglas, M.D., as the Chairperson of the Family and Community Medicine Department, effective March 1.” To read more click here.
February 24th: “Governor Cuomo names SUNY Downstate as one of the partnering research institutions to map genetics of 1 million people suffering from Alzheimers for new State-wide initiative, “SUNY Curing Alzheimer’s Health Consortium.”To read more click here!