Research News

5/23/19

Leading a team of researchers, Mark D. Parker, PhD, has found that most symptoms of proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) — a disease characterized by acidic blood — are caused by something other than low blood pH.

5/22/19

A case report by lead author Praveen K. Chandrasekharan, MD — which describes a newborn’s withdrawal resulting from kratom exposure in utero — has been published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

5/22/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, has received funding to study complement activation and its role in kidney disease.

5/20/19

National Biomechanics Day activities at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were dedicated to education about how bones and joints in the body — human and otherwise — do their work.

5/20/19

Wilma A. Hofmann, PhD, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, is collaborating with Russian scientists to determine how a biomarker for metastatic prostate cancer might best be detected.

5/7/19

Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has been named an Emerging Investigator by Circulation: Heart Failure, a high-impact medical journal.

5/7/19

The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) has received more than $2 million in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, enabling researchers to pursue a new approach to Krabbe disease.

5/2/19

The Cell and Molecular Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society has honored a research poster presentation by Bianca Quade, a graduate student in the physiology doctoral program.

5/1/19

Two teams of researchers — one led by Stuart D. Inglis, PhD; and one co-led by Richard L. Lamb, PhD — have been awarded SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG).

4/30/19

Thomas D. Grant, PhD, research assistant professor of structural biology, is co-principal investigator on a research project using ultrafast imaging technologies to study how vision occurs at the molecular level.

4/24/19

Pioneering research conducted and advanced by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, played a key role in the European Commission’s decision to approve dapagliflozin for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

4/16/19
Researchers have developed a way to generate 3D prints of the human vascular system, giving surgeons pre-surgical, hands-on access to individual patients’ life-threatening vascular diseases in the heart and brain.
4/11/19

On many occasions since the death of her mother in 2009 from medical errors, Mary Brennan-Taylor has recounted her story to groups of students in separate segments of the health care industry.

4/2/19

A medical device under development aims to reduce the number of joint replacement infections by using electrical stimulation.