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The Chai With The Pre-Med Guys official podcast cover. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAYEED KHAN

A look at SBU student run podcast Chai with the Pre-Med Guys

Melanie Navarro December 6, 2020
Produced by Stony Brook pre-medical students Wali Pirzada and Sayeed Khan, comes “Chai with the Pre-Med Guys.” The pair bring on current medical school students as guests and explore challenges, experiences and garner advice for pre-med students. 
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Inside the Stony Brook Hospital. BOREUM LEE/STATESMAN FILE

SBU School of Medicine renamed after Renaissance Technologies

Brianne Ledda November 25, 2018
Stony Brook University School of Medicine has been renamed the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
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Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences shut down

Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences shut down

Joe McQueen October 14, 2018
Stony Brook announced that it would be shutting down the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences effective immediately.
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Paintings of flowers line the hallways of the Stony Brook University Cancer Center, while outside a sunflower sculpture by a patients husband stands to welcome new patients. EFAL SAYED/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Cancer Center named first National Pancreas Foundation Center on Long Island

Robert Dell'Osso September 21, 2018
The Stony Brook Cancer Center was recently named the first National Pancreas Foundation Center on Long Island.
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Stony Brook University School of Medicines new three-year medical degree will accept a maximum of 15 students for its first year. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Medicine to launch three-year MD program

Maia Vines April 8, 2018
The Stony Brook University School of Medicine will offer program that allows students to receive an MD degree in three years as opposed to the traditional four.  
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Assistant Professor in the School of Medicines Pharmacological Sciences Department Adan Aguirre, PhD (Front left) with members of his team Jianchos Gao (center front), Nadia McMillan (Right Front) and (rear Left to right) Michael Klingener, Dr. Javier Palazuelos, Manideep Chavali, and Israa Hussein with a projected image of a rare type of glial cells, called NG2 glia.

Under the Microscope: Study links NG2 glial cells to depression

Kenneth Wengler February 28, 2016
The researchers observed through the use of psychological tests that the mice with decreased NG2 glia in the prefrontal cortex presented depressive-like behaviors.
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Under The Microscope: Professor discusses early Alzheimers diagnosis

Under The Microscope: Professor discusses early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Kenneth Wengler February 10, 2016
A recent study lead by Brian Lebowitz, Ph.D., at Stony Brook University’s School of Medicine, has shed some light on the difficulty of early Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
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Under the Microscope: Project to help deliver therapy to astronauts

Under the Microscope: Project to help deliver therapy to astronauts

Kenneth Wengler October 22, 2015
If an astronaut on a near-Earth mission experiences stress, anxiety or fatigue, they can talk in real time with a therapist either by video or voice calling.
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Under the Microscope: Human hands less evolved than previously thought

Under the Microscope: Human hands less evolved than previously thought

Kenneth Wengler September 10, 2015
The opposable thumb has given humans the evolutionary advantage over other species for millennia and allowed them to build the civilizations seen today.
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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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Acceptance into the undergraduate program in pharmacology has been suspended effective immediately. The professors that taught courses in the program have been reassigned to different departments. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

Eastern Long Island Hospital to merge with SBU Hospital

Kelly Saberi July 23, 2015
The Eastern Long Island Hospital Board of Trustees voted to affiliate with Stony Brook University Hospital on July 9.
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SBU professor commends Attorney General’s crack down on herbal supplements

Rachel Siford March 3, 2015
The N.Y. State Attorney General delivered a cease and desist letter last month because store brands of herbal supplements did not contain the ingredients stated on the labels.
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