SUNY Upstate http://waer.org en Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" http://waer.org/post/dozens-upstate-medical-students-learn-their-residency-assignment-match-day <div>The waiting and anxiety is over for about 150 fourth-year SUNY Upstate medical school students Friday who learned where they’ll begin their residencies. &nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They opened envelopes as part of the annual rite of passage called “match day.” &nbsp;The students we spoke to all received their first choices. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:39:15 +0000 Scott Willis & John Smith 15815 at http://waer.org Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" Shortage of Chemical Used to Sterilize Surgical Equipment http://waer.org/post/shortage-chemical-used-sterilize-surgical-equipment <div>Syracuse-area hospitals say they’re facing a shortage of a crucial sterilization product that could delay surgeries. &nbsp; There appears to be a major disruption in the supply chain of a biologic known as Sterrad&nbsp;biologic indicator made by Advanced Sterilization Products, which is used to sterilize surgical equipment and tools.&nbsp;</div><div>The hospitals alerted Senator Chuck Schumer of the problem. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:49:58 +0000 Scott Willis 15619 at http://waer.org Shortage of Chemical Used to Sterilize Surgical Equipment Syracuse Teachers, Parents, School Officials Feeling 'the Blues' Over Education Funding, Reform http://waer.org/post/syracuse-teachers-parents-school-officials-feeling-blues-over-education-funding-reform <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Teachers, Parents, School Administrators and others wore blue Monday to protest the way public education is being run and funded. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:22:38 +0000 Chris Bolt 11712 at http://waer.org Syracuse Teachers, Parents, School Officials Feeling 'the Blues' Over Education Funding, Reform New Upstate Medical Building Hopes to Unlock Keys to Brain Injuries and Disease http://waer.org/post/new-upstate-medical-building-hopes-unlock-keys-brain-injuries-and-disease <p></p><p></p><p>Researchers at SUNY Upstate and from other neighboring institutions now have a common space to study brain function and find ways to treat, and maybe cure, disease.&nbsp; Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:31:26 +0000 Chris Bolt & Scott Willis 9609 at http://waer.org New Upstate Medical Building Hopes to Unlock Keys to Brain Injuries and Disease Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Makes Breakthrough in Treating Brain Tumors http://waer.org/post/upstate-golisano-childrens-hospital-makes-breakthrough-treating-brain-tumors <p>Neurosurgeons at Upstate’s Golisano Children’s Hospital say they’re the first in the world to use a minimally invasive laser therapy to treat a rare disease that causes tumors to grow on the brain.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Doctor Zulma Tovar-Spinoza says the M-R-I technology uses lasers to eradicate the non-cancerous tumors, which cause seizures.&nbsp; She says the difference between open surgery and the new procedure is night and day...</p><p></p> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 03:41:00 +0000 Scott Willis 8236 at http://waer.org Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Makes Breakthrough in Treating Brain Tumors