Archived Press Releases - 2013


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     December 17, 2013
    Dr. Yusuf Hannun Receives Kuwait’s Prize for Scientific Advancement
     December 17, 2013
    Dr. Henry Woo Named Fellow of World’s Largest Organization of Surgeons
     December 16, 2013
    Poon Takes “Minnies” Award for “Scientific Paper of the Year”
     December 13, 2013
    Banner Year: 2013 Nursing Grad Maggie Knight Wins National Award, Begins Career as Nurse at Stony Brook
     December 11, 2013
    Global Study Reveals Gender-Based Violence Vastly Underreported
     December 6, 2013
    Angioplasty May Not Be Better than Drug Therapy in Stable Disease
     December 4, 2013
    Study Reveals an Early Tree-Dwelling Bipedal Human Ancestor Was Similar to Ancient Apes and 'Lucy' but tot Living Apes
      December 4, 2013
    Study Reveals Buildup of Amyloid in Brain Blood Vessels Promotes Early Cognitive Impairment
     November 26, 2013
    Stony Brook Pediatrician Co-authors New NIH Guidelines for Managing Opportunistic Infections in Children with HIV
     November 25, 2013
    “Ride for Life” Earmarks $160,000 for Stony Brook ALS Research and Clinical Care in 2014
      November 14, 2013
    Breaking Ground on New Medical Research Building to Break New Ground in Medical Research at Stony Brook University
     November 8, 2013
    Long Island State Veterans Home Receives $12.5 Million in Funding from VA Construction Grant Program
     November 7, 2013
    Stony Brook Admits First Eight Military Veterans as Students in $1.3 Million HRSA-funded Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program
     November 6, 2013
    Stony Brook Dental Students Receive First ADA Award for Outreach to Underserved Populations Outside U.S 

     November 6, 2013
    Stony Brook Researchers Receive $3.8 Million NIH Grant to Develop Drugs for Pain, Inflammation
     November 6, 2013
    SBU Scientists Develop a New Cancer Targeting Technique to Improve Cancer Drugs
     October 30, 2013
    650 Walk at Stony Brook University Campus to Raise Funds and Awareness for Crohn's & Colitis
     October 30, 2013
    Eagle Scout Project Changes the Landscape at Stony Brook University Heart Institute
     October 30, 2013
    Expansion of Stony Brook Dental Care Center Fills Need to Reach Underserved, Patients Requiring Special Services

     October 25, 2013
    Suffolk County's First Aortic Center Opens at Stony Brook Medicine
     October 25, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Enters Pink Glove Dance Video Competition With Messages of Hope, Love and Strength
     October 25, 2013
    Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky Receives National Honor for Seminal Research in Hematology
     October 24, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Readies for Flu Season
     October 23, 2013
    Stony Brook Heart Surgeon Honored for Community Service
     October 18, 2013
    Stony Brook Psychiatry Invites Award-Winning Filmmaker to Talk about the Making of "Kings Park"
     October 18, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Chief Human Resources Officer Receives SUNY Human Resources Association Lifetime Achievement Award
     October 17, 2013
    School of Dental Medicine Receives $1.5M NIH Grant to Develop New Treatment for Periodontal Disease
     October 17, 2013
    Stony Brook University Receives $1.5 Million from Stephen and Vincent Della Pietra to Endow Biomedical Imaging Chair

     October 16, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Becomes Among the First Clinical Sites in the U.S. for Simultaneous PET/MRI
     October 15, 2013
    Bestselling Author Gail Sheehy Joins Stony Brook Medicine Experts at Women's Health Day
     October 9, 2013
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Month Programs
     October 9, 2013
    20th Annual "Walk for Beauty" Sets Sights on Boosting Breast Cancer Research at Stony Brook University
    Dr. Henry Woo October 1, 2013
     September 27, 2013
    New Director Appointed for Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at Stony Brook University Hospital
     September 26, 2013
    Two Stony Brook Researchers Among Those Selected to Receive SUNY RF Collaboration Fund Awards Announced by Governor Cuomo
     September 24, 2013
     September 23, 2013
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Offers Lung Cancer Screening Program for High-Risk Patients
     September 20, 2013
    Stony Brook Heart Institute Evaluates First Dissolvable Stent
     September 19, 2013
    “Special Spaces” Makes Home a Special Place for Patient from Stony Brook Children's Hospital
     September 19, 2013
    Stony Brook Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon Serves in Afghanistan Before Homecoming for More Training, Birth of First Child
     September 16, 2013
    After 10 Surgeries at Stony Brook, Boy from Ecuador to Return Home with a Transformed Face
     August 24, 2013
    Stony Brook Appoints Dermatologist Specializing in the Latest Surgical Techniques
     August 22, 2013
    124 Students Prepare for Careers in Primary Care and as Physician-Scientists
     August 20, 2013
    Students Sink Their Teeth Into Discover Dental School
     August 19, 2013
    19th Annual 'Walk for Beauty' Raises $25,000 for Cancer Research at Stony Brook University
     August 14, 2013
    School of Medicine Names 2013 Distinguished Alumnus and Outstanding Recent Graduate
     August 13, 2013
    Stony Brook's Program in Public Health Joins Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH)
     August 9, 2013
    Stony Brook University Hospital Names Volunteers of the Year
     July 31, 2013
    Study Shows Coronary CT Angiography Useful for Triaging Patients with Chest Pain
     July 26, 2013
    Mark Talamini, MD, of UCSD Named Chair of Surgery at Stony Brook University School of Medicine
     July 25, 2013
    Heart Institute Staff Honored at East Hampton Attorney’s “Thank You” Event
     July 24, 2013
    Stony Brook Children's Patients Become the Stars During Bedside Musical Performances
     July 19, 2013
    Stony Brook Places Eighth Among Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S.News & World Report
     July 16, 2013
    Stony Brook University Hospital Auxiliary Elects New Officers for 2013
     July 15, 2013
    High Tooth Replacement Rates in Largest Dinosaurs Contributed to Their Evolutionary Success
     July 15, 2013
    Stony Brook Cardiothoracic Surgeon Receives AHA Distinguished Service Award
     July 12, 2013
    The Center for Biotechnology Names Two New Bioentrepreneurs-in-Residence

     July 11, 2013
    Stony Brook University Heart Institute Offers New Approach for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

     July 11, 2013
    When it Comes to Trauma, Being at the Right Place at the Right Time Makes a Difference
     July 3, 2013
    19 SBUH Doctors Among New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" for 2013
     July 3, 2013
    2012 Plane Crash Victim Thanks Stony Brook University Hospital Burn Center for Lifesaving Care as Suffolk Country Volunteer Firefighters Honor Staff
     July 1, 2013
    Remembering Stony Brook's Visionary Health Sciences Founder

     July 1, 2013
    Mark Schweitzer, MD, Named Chair of Radiology for Stony Brook Medicine
     June 25, 2013
    Firefighter Who Received Kidney from Son Gets Surprise Father’s Day Gifts
     June 25, 2013
    School of Dental Medicine Dean Receives Harvard Dental Medicine's Highest Award

     June 20, 2013
    Study Reveals Link Between Sleep Deprivation in Teens and Poor Dietary Choices
     June 19, 2013
    Joseph Laver, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for Stony Brook University Hospital
     June 17, 2013
    Preeminent Child Psychiatrist Recognized Nationally for Advancing the Prevention of Mental Illness in Children
     June 13, 2013
    Stony Brook Surgeon Becomes First on Long Island to Implant Device to Aid Breathing for ALS Patients
      June 12, 2013
    Stony Brook Professor Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
     June 12, 2013
    School of Nursing Associate Dean Receives Nurse of Excellence Award from Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council
     June 11, 2013
    Hundreds Celebrate Cancer Survivorship with their Caregivers at Stony Brook
     June 11, 2013
    School of Dental Medicine Renames Simulation Lab in Honor of Thomas and Nicolina Nasti
     June 10, 2013
    Radiologic Tech Student Visualizes Reform for Medical Imaging in Uganda
     May 31, 2013
    Dr. Sabine Brouxhon Receives SUNY Research Foundation TAF Award
     May 30, 2013
    Stony Brook School of Medicine Graduates 130 New Doctors
     May 29, 2013
    Hand Surgeons Reattach Hands of Sheet Metal Worker After Both are Nearly Severed in Accident
     May 29, 2013
    Teen Traumatic Brain Injury Patient: It Pays to Wear a Helmet
     May 24, 2013
    Long Island State Veterans Home Offers Incentive for Staff to Pursue Nursing Careers

     May 22, 2013
    $7.5 Million in Combined Gifts and Simons Match Enables Stony Brook to Open New Cardiovascular Wellness and Preventive Research Center
     May 21, 2013
    “Ride for Life” Ceremony Honors ALS Patients and Families
     May 15, 2013
    Stony Brook University's HOPE Program Exposes Underrepresented High School Students to Healthcare Careers
     May 14, 2013
    Investiture Ceremony Honors New Knapp Chair in Pharmacological Sciences
     May 13, 2013
    Lyme Disease Vaccine Developed by Stony Brook and Brookhaven Researchers Shows Promise in Clinical Trial
     May 7, 2013
    Stony Brook Upgrades CT Imaging Technology to Further Lower Radiation Dose while Maintaining Image Quality and Diagnostic Accuracy
     May 6, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Appoints Ellen Li, MD, PhD as Chief of GI Division
     May 6, 2013
    Stony Brook University Hospital Forms New Surgical Division for Care of Traumatic and Non-traumatic Injuries
     April 30, 2013
    Dental Fair Draws Students for Free Screenings

     April 30, 2013
    Stony Brook Performs Long Island’s First “Fenestrated” Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repairs
     April 24, 2013
    Stony Brook Cardiothoracic ICU Earns Beacon Award for Excellence from AACN
     April 23, 2013
    Stony Brook Pharmacology Professor Receives Feldstein Medical Foundation Grant
     April 22, 2013
    Call for Volunteers: Help Install a Stony Brook Field with 6,000 Pinwheels for Annual "Ride for Life" Event
     April 19, 2013
    SBU Students Push for Organ Donor Registration During National Organ Donor Awareness Month
     April 17, 2013
    Stony Brook University Heart Institute's Echocardiography Laboratory Earns Three-Year Reaccreditation
     April 16, 2013
    Clinical Trials for Cellulite Treatment on the Horizon
     April 15, 2013
    Stony Brook Specialist Freezes Nerves to Knock Pain Out Cold
     April 12, 2013
    "Living Book Project” Brings Bioethics Issues to Life for Area High School Students
     April 8, 2013
    Stony Brook Reduces Elective Early-Term Deliveries By 75 Percent
     April 5, 2013
    Stony Brook University Hospital Auxiliary Reaches $2 Millon Milestone, Fulfilling Pledge from 'Promise to Give' in 2008
     March 20, 2013
    Primary Care Specialties are Top Choice for Stony Brook Medical Students Matching to Residencies
     March 18, 2013
    Family Sings the Praises of Stony Brook Surgery Team
     March 13, 2013
    Vascular Screening and Surgery Save the (Wedding) Day for Father of the Bride
     March 11, 2013
    Nursing School Dean Honored for Community Service by Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk County
     March 11, 2013
    Stony Brook Medicine Receives $750,000 Pledge from Charles Gargano for Endowed Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
     March 6, 2013
    Mark Schweitzer, MD, Named Chair of Radiology for Stony Brook Medicine
     March 5, 2013
    Fast Break from South Africa
     March 1, 2013
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Uses Breakthrough Procedure for Treating Liver Cancer
     February 27, 2013
    Stony Brook University Heart Institute's VAD Program Earns Joint Commission Reaccreditation
     February 25, 2013
    At Stony Brook New FDA-Approved Clot Removal Devices Show Promise for Treating Stroke Patients
     February 25, 2013
    Stony Brook Heart Surgeon Honored By Hispanic Counseling Center
     February 25, 2013
    Scientists Find Way to Image Brain Waste Removal Process Which May Lead to Alzheimer's Diagnostic
     February 19, 2013
    Carol Gomes Named Chief Operating Officer for Stony Brook University Hospital
     February 15, 2013
    Man Suffers Heart Attack Clearing Driveway after Blizzard; Snowmobilers Help Transport to Stony Brook University Heart Institute

     February 11, 2013
    Nurse Practitioner Joins Effort to Teach Midwives in Sudan Importance of Baby's First Breaths 
     February 5, 2013
    Study Shows One in Three Children with Multiple Sclerosis has Cognitive Impairment 
     February 4, 2013
    Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Honor in Israel for Scientific Achievements
     January 31, 2013
    Stony Brook University to Work with Janssen Pharmaceuticals on New Polio Vaccine 
     January 23, 2013
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Support Group Nurses Receive National Recognition
      January 22, 2013
    Stony Brook Physician Educator to Receive ACGME Award for Instilling Excellence and Innovation in Residency Training 
     January 22, 2013
    Central Line Infection Rates Reduced Through Sustained Quality Improvement Initiative
     January 18, 2013
    Stony Brook University Physician Receives Martin Luther King Commission's Public Service Award
     January 11, 2013
    Bay Shore Man Donates Kidney for Childhood Friend's Husband After Learning About Plight Via Facebook
     January 9, 2013
    Study Reveals Method to Identify Brain Tumors that Could Lead to More Precise Neurosurgery
     January 9, 2013
    Stony Brook University Cancer Center Offers Free Bus Service to Improve Access to Care
     January 7, 2013
    Port Jefferson Couple Donates $787,000 Gift to Cody Center and to Stony Brook Children's