SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • Lupus News Today reports groundbreaking new research, from SUNY Downstate's Robert F. Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Sciences, finds cognitive and psychiatric issues are linked to autoantibodies in the brain unique to lupus patients.

    Read Full Article: http://bit.ly/2HoIbax

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  • Last night, Downstate’s President, Dr. Wayne J. Riley, MD, was recognized as City&State NY's #BrooklynPower100 among the borough’s most prominent and noteworthy leaders, like Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, as one of the forces leading the way to a better, stronger Brooklyn for all.

    Dr. Riley's leadership has been a force at Downstate, pushing boundaries in education and research that drive equity in patient care.

    On behalf of the entire Downstate Community, we’d like to send a big CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Riley for the incredible honor.

    ...a stronger Downstate, for a stronger Brooklyn.

    Catch the FULL LIST here: http://bit.ly/BKPower100

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Marilyn A. Fraser, MD—CEO, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health—for being honored as one of Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Health Care, celebrating an industry uniquely shaped by women.

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    Dr. Marilyn Fraser joined the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health after medical school, drawn to the institute’s mission of eliminating health disparities through community-based initiatives that address social determinants of health. Its model of community empowerment and engagement promotes health equity and expanding access to care to the most vulnerable populations in Brooklyn. Fraser, who became the institute’s chief executive in 2016, has helped lead an investigative team of researchers that developed the training curricula for hairstylists and barbers recruited to educate their clients about health topics. Another initiative is a health sciences academy that exposes minority students to careers in the field.

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • Dr. Moro Salifu, Brooklyn Health Disparities Center Director and SUNY Downstate Department of Medicine Chair, Keynotes 2019 “Igniting Hope” Conference

    The 2019 Conference will Focus on Building A Culture of Health and Ending African American Health Disparities

    BROOKLYN, NY – SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Professor Moro Salifu, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, will keynote the “Igniting Hope 2019: Building A Culture of Health & Ending African American Health Disparities” conference on Friday, August 17, at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

    Dr. Salifu, who currently serves as the Director of the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center at SUNY Downstate, will join a group of health experts from across the nation to discuss the impact of race of health and wellness and how to reverse the trends that have led to healthcare disparity in African American communities.

    “One of our most impactful tactics in influencing the cultural shift in the attitude towards healthcare has been our ability to engage community members to help them find solutions to improve their wellbeing,” said Moro Salifu, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP.” I look forward to sharing our culturally competent and transformative model with the task force.”

    READ MORE: http://bit.ly/2OWOdFD

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  • SUNY Downstate’s STAR Program Launches Campaign and TV Show to Promote Sexual Health Consciousness and Wellness Practices

    #BeHealthyForYou Campaign Will Educate Brooklyn Community Members and Encourage Greater Attention to Individual Health to Help Curb HIV and Hepatitis C Virus

    Campaign To Be Promoted Across Both Broadcast And Digital Platforms

    BROOKLYN, NY – The Special Treatment and Research (STAR) Program at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University today announced the launch of the #BeHealthyForYou campaign. In conjunction with the STAR for Brooklyn TV show, the campaign will promote sexual health consciousness and encourage the community to take action to safeguard their health.

    The STAR Program was founded in 1991 as a multidisciplinary care, clinical education, and research program responding to the combined epidemics of HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and substance abuse in Central Brooklyn. The campaign advances SUNY Downstate’s mission to improve the health of Brooklyn’s 2.3 million residents through community-based interventions.

    READ MORE: https://www.downstate.edu/news_releases/2019/08-13-2019.html

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • Science Daily reports-- A breakthrough study by a SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University research team has identified a specific antibody target implicated in neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus.
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    "Prior to this study, we poorly understood why lupus affects the brain in the way in which it does and causes neurocognitive symptoms," said Principle Investigator Henri Tiedge, PhD, Distinguished Professor, The Robert F. Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Science at SUNY Downstate. "Because we could not treat the cause, the only alternative was for physicians to treat the symptoms with anti-inflammatory drugs, immunosuppressives and other therapies, depending on the how the brain was being affected."

    READ MORE— https://lnkd.in/dijh8BR

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  • SUNY Downstate Researchers Identify Key Mechanism Linked to Neuropsychiatric Lupus
    Breakthrough discovery could lead to new therapies to combat cognitive impairment, seizures, and other neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Brooklyn, NY – A breakthrough study by a SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University research team has identified a specific antibody target implicated in neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus. These symptoms, including cognitive impairment, mood disorders, seizures, headaches and psychosis, are among the most prevalent manifestations of the disease and occur in as many as 80% of adults and 95% of children with lupus. The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that more than 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide suffer from some form of lupus, with 90% of cases affecting women.

    The study, Neuronal BC RNA Transport Impairments Caused by Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Antibodies, was published today in The Journal of Neuroscience.

    The study identified antibodies that are directed at regulatory brain cytoplasmic RNAs (BC ribonucleic acid) that are unique to lupus patients. In layman’s terms, these antibodies disrupt these regulators of protein synthesis that allow synapses in the brain to control how they receive, store and recall information. Because these antibodies are unique in the brains of lupus patients, the study suggests that this is at the root of neuropsychiatric symptoms seen in these patients.

    READ FULL RELEASE: https://www.downstate.edu/news_releases/2019/08-12-2019.html

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  • For most of the 200 plus students in the College of Medicine's Class of 2023, the start of their journeys as physicians is the culmination of a lifetime of hard work, relentless ambition and long-held dreams.

    As they received their white coats during their first week of orientations and introductions, they were reminded of the enormous privilege, as well as the solemn responsibility, that comes with the ability heal, protect and preserve life.

    The White Coat Ceremony marks the first step for these students as medical professionals. During the ceremony, students were cloaked in their first white coat by esteemed faculty members, in the presence of family, friends, and colleagues. Standing together as the future of healthcare, the students recited the Hippocratic Oath for the first time-- emphasizing the importance of compassionate care, while promising to practice the art of medicine with honor, integrity and loyalty--both to the science and to man.

    CONGRATULATIONS to the College of Medicine's Class of 2023 and WELCOME to the Downstate Community!

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • Gearing up for the AY2019 Academic Year—Downstate hosted an event to prepare Medical School Residency Coordinators for the new cohort of residents. Residents learned how their roles are critical to improving quality of healthcare and were left with encouraging words from NY State Senator, @SenatorParker

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  • SUNY DOWNSTATE #1 IN THE NATION FOR HIGHEST PAID GRADUATES, ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY-Average salary of $169,000 for Downstate graduates 10 years after enrollment is the highest of all U.S. colleges.

    BROOKLYN, NY – SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University has both the highest paid graduates in New York State and the highest paid graduates in the nation, according to an analysis by the career website Zippia.

    Using data from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) College Scorecard, the report looked at the average earnings of undergraduate students receiving federal financial aid ten years after matriculating.

    Students receiving undergraduate degrees from Downstate had a median salary of $169,600, the highest for any higher education institution in the United States.

    Read full release here: https://www.downstate.edu/news_releases/2019/07-01-2019.html

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  • PRESS RELEASE: SUNY Chancellor Announces Renaming of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn— Downstate Medical Center

    The State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson announced today that SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Downstate Medical Center, has officially been renamed “The State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University”— the first critical step in a year-long Downstate Rebranding Initiative launched by Downstate President Wayne J. Riley, M.D.

    The coming months will also include a change of name for Downstate’s teaching hospital, University Hospital of Brooklyn, along with a repositioning of its clinical sites and operations as part of DownstateHealth TM.

    *Read full release here: https://www.downstate.edu/news_releases/2019/06-26-2019.html

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  • Downstate’s brand new service line marketing campaigns for Medicine and Orthopedics are up and running! If you pass one of our ads blanketing the local bus stops and subway stations near and around the local Downstate neighborhood, be sure to snap a picture and share it using the hashtag #DownstateCare… and don’t forget to tag us so we can repost!

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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  • NEWS: Governor Cuomo announces Downstate as recipient of $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a new study into the physical, mental and psychological effects of HIV and anti-retroviral therapy on long-term survivors with HIV. http://bit.ly/2XoujmE

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  • Dr. Ivan Bodis-Wollner, MD, DSc, professor of neurology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate is an invited speaker for the Alzheimer's Association meeting, Retinal Imaging in Alzheimer's & Neurodegenerative Diseases, in Washington DC, May 22 and 23rd. The topic of Dr. Bodis-Wollner’s presentation is "What the retina can teach us about the neurodegenerative diseases Parkinson Disease and Alzheimer's disease."

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