The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

66° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Most recent map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Downplaying the severity of the coronavirus is counterproductive

Anya Marquardt February 22, 2020

An updated map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. As of Feb. 22, at least 2,362 people have died due to the coronavirus, and over 77,988 people have been infected worldwide with the...

Continue Reading
Anat speaks at the Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium in the  Medical and Research Translation (MART) Building Auditorium on March 28, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN

SBU study finds that taking sex into account could change 20% of MCI diagnoses

Deidre Redhead December 7, 2019
Anat Biegon, a professor in the department of radiology at the Renaissance School of Medicine, co-wrote a study that found taking sex into account could change diagnoses for 20% of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
Read Story
Stony Brook Student Health Services offers mental health services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Twenty-five percent of African Americans seek treatment for mental health issues, compared to 40 percent of white individuals. THE PEOPLE SPEAK!/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

SBU researcher wins $2 million to research treatment for teenage depression

Maya Brown December 1, 2019
On Nov. 22, Jessica Schleider, a researcher at Stony Brook University (SBU), received the President’s New Researcher Award by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, based on the promise of developing theoretical or practical applications that represent advances to the field.
Read Story
The stigma behind therapy

The stigma behind therapy

Anya Marquardt October 11, 2019
There is a stigma around therapy even though a lot of people could benefit from it.
Read Story
Stony Brook Student Health Services offers mental health services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Twenty-five percent of African Americans seek treatment for mental health issues, compared to 40 percent of white individuals. THE PEOPLE SPEAK!/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

People of color must stop treating mental health as taboo

Samiha Ahmed April 8, 2018
I've noticed that older people of color stigmatize mental illness for various reasons.
Read Story

Under the microscope: Developing an effective treatment for cancer

Ruchi Shah November 14, 2013
A research scientist in Stony Brook’s Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology by the name of Dr. Nobuhide Ueki is pioneering a technique to directly address the limitations of cancer treatment. He was further motivated to pursue this field of study after losing both of his grandparents to cancer. His lab is focused on creating a drug delivery system that will selectively target cancer cells, leaving normal cells healthy.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman