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Upstate discovery advances understanding of how retinal cells are formed

Upstate researchers Andrea S. Viczian, PhD, and Michael E. Zuber, PhD, and their colleagues, have identified two genes—Tbx3 and Pax6—that together are sufficient to start the process of eye development.

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Upstate’s first Presidential Symposium will feature noted geneticist who discovered key gene linked to breast cancer Oct. 28, 29

The symposium will explore genetics and precision medicine and feature two presentations by Mary Claire-King, PhD, as well as discussions with other experts.

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Brighter Beginnings: Upstate launches campaign for newborns at Community Campus

Brighter Beginnings campaign will help support the construction plan for the renovation and expansion of the maternity unit and nursery at Community Campus.

Sharon Adkins of Hospital Administration, left, and Theresa Discenza of Facilities and Construction admire one of the new employee recognition posters on display at Upstate’s Community Campus. The poster, above, recognizes the radiology team including Vickie Cottrell, Norine Faatz, Dale Hughes, Marilyn O’Connor, and Nancy Ondrejka. Other Community Campus-based employees being recognized in this poster series include: Summer Costello, Kimberly Cummings, Lisa George, Melissa Harrington, Cora Lee Mallette, Lisa Moore, Cintha Nichols, Joseph Omura, Adam Pinker, Oksana Pototsky, Anthony Presutto, and Robert Springstead.  On the Community Campus, the “Dear Upstate” poster series is located in the newly renovated hallway that connects the main lobby to the Emergency Department and other services. On the Downtown Campus, the posters are located on the second floor yellow hallway that leads from the garage to the East Tower.