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Upstate fights student hunger with new program, new fund

Experts say hunger can have significant impact on student stress levels and academic performance, among other issues.

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Upstate, St. Camillus partner on addiction treatment program


The program was created to help an increasing number of IV drug users who are admitted to Upstate with life-threatening infections.

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Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, to lead cancer clinical trial consortium


As president of the Society of Urological Oncology Clinical Trials Consortium, Bratslavsky will oversee a clinical research investigator network of more than 180 clinical sites in North America.

Hair stylist Kristi Cappa shaves the head (and later the beard) of Joseph Nimeh, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics. In one month, with the support of family and friends, Nimeh raised $8,000 for the Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Upstate Cancer Center and 11G at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Touched by recent cancer diagnoses among his patients and friends, Nimeh sought to raise money for the purchase of items and activities that will bring children comfort during treatments and difficult hospitalizations. Nimeh sees patients at Upstate’s Pediatric and Adolescent Center and Golisano After Hours.