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A headshot photo of Dr. Farzana Ali.  PHOTO COURTESY OF FARZANA ALI

Intersectional identities in medicine and research: Dr. Farzana Ali’s journey

Lori Saxena February 14, 2023
For Ali, an international student a woman of color who uses a wheelchair, the path to finishing her doctorate was neither linear nor traditional.
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SBU researchers use social media to study unhealthy drinking habits

Sam Rowland September 20, 2020
Stony Brook University researchers in psychology and computer science have received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the development of potential new treatments for addiction.
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SBU Professor developing new way to combat Alzheimer’s Disease

Joe McQueen January 19, 2020
Stony Brook University professor of Biomedical Engineering, Donghui Zhu, is working with the Institute for Engineering-Driven Medicine to develop a new way to combat Alzheimer’s disease after securing a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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The Brain Team: finding ways to unlock the mysteries of the brain

The Brain Team: finding ways to unlock the mysteries of the brain

Briana Lionetti November 4, 2015
The team is trying to answer crucial questions that could potentially lead to treatments for brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and PTSD.
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Center for Biotechnology wins $3 million award from NIH to develop research hub

Devin Weeks April 19, 2015
Stony Brook University’s Center for Biotechnology plans to establish a research hub after winning a $3 million award from the National Institutes of Health.
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Under the microscope: challenges facing translational neuroscience

Ricardo Raudales November 24, 2014

The last couple of decades have been a golden age for neuroscience research, providing the first steps in understanding how the brain works and how it can go awry. Yet despite these advances on the “benchside,”...

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SBU Hospital ready for Ebola possibilities

SBU Hospital ready for Ebola possibilities

Mahreen Khan November 18, 2014
Stony Brook University Hospital is one of two Long Island hospitals and one of eight New York State hospitals declared “Ebola-ready” by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
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Effect of government shutdown on Stony Brook University

Nujbat Meraji October 17, 2013
Since the start of this month, the whole nation was engulfed in two topics: the government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis. Stony Brook University is keeping a close watch on both topics since no matter what the outcomes of the crises are, it will have a huge impact on the university.
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