Exterior views of IHP expansion

Opening ceremonies set for Neuroscience Research Building Oct. 21

Free, public lecture, reception and tours of the Neuroscience Research Building, the expansion of the Institute for Human Performance, are included in the ceremony.

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Upstate is part of International Consortium to share $12M NIH grant


The grant will be used to study genetics of schizophrenia in deletion syndrome patients, says Upstate’s principal investigator Wendy R. Kates, PhD.

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Upstate Cancer Center seeks works from Central New York artists


The Upstate Cancer Center is looking for artwork with a “healing through nature” theme to enhance the building that is expected to be complete in spring 2014.

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Work of pastoral/spiritual caregivers recognized week of Oct. 20


In recognition of Pastoral Care Week, Upstate’s spiritual caregivers will visit inpatient units at its Community and Downtown Campuses to offer Blessings of Hands.

N. Barry Berg, PhD, stands next to his portrait that was unveiled during ceremonies Oct. 8 at Upstate′s Setnor Academic Building. Berg joined Upstate in 1972 as a faculty member in the Department of Anatomy and was director of the gross anatomy and anatomical gift programs from 1994 to 2011 and assistant dean from 1978 to 1998. He is professor of cell and developmental biology. Susan Keeter, director of Creative Services in Upstate’s Department of Marketing and University Communications, painted Berg’s portrait. The event, hosted by Upstate’s Medical Alumni Foundation, also recognized the Berg scholarship fund.