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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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Adrian Coxson retires: The next hit could possibly kill me

Adrian Coxson retires: “The next hit could possibly kill me”

Cameron Boon September 9, 2015
Former Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson retired on Monday afternoon, citing problems from his severe Grade 3 concussion that still linger over a month after impact.
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Under the Microscope: Sleep position impacts brains ability to detox

Under the Microscope: Sleep position impacts brain’s ability to detox

Ruchi Shah August 27, 2015
Interestingly, the lateral position is the most common, suggesting that organisms have evolved over time to prefer the sleeping position that clears brain waste the best.
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PHOTO CREDIT: TOM WOODWARD

It is good to look back to see how far we have come

Hunter David Frederick March 12, 2015
As anyone who has a long term goal or project will tell you, it’s important to look back and see just how far you’ve come from where you started.
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Left: Doug Manditch, Joe Collins, Father Tom Hartman, Ernie Canadeo and  President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. unveil the new Parkinsons Research Center at Stony Brook. (PHOTO CREDIT: SBU MEDICINE)

New center on campus advancing Parkinson’s research

Steven Rossin August 26, 2013
When Thomas Hartman, affectionately known as “Father Tom,” was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he founded the Thomas Hartman Foundation as a way of using his illness as a gift to others, raising money to support research efforts to combat the disease.
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