News and Announcements
New Facility Will Accelerate Stem Cell Research
The Medical Center has received a $3.3 million grant from the Empire State Stem Cell Board for the construction of a new facility that will enable scientists to produce human stem cells suitable for testing new therapies.
Former Dean Named to SUNY Board of Trustees
Marshall Lichtman, a professor of medicine and of biochemistry and biophysics and former dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed to the State University of New York Board of Trustees.
Work Continues at Mt. Hope and Elmwood
Traffic on Elmwood Avenue, near Mt. Hope Avenue, will
be reduced to one lane in each direction through Friday, May 28, while utility crews work on a section of the road between Benfante Appliance Services and CVS.
Surgeon Demonstrates Robotic Prostate Procedure
Jean Joseph, a professor of urology, will remove the cancerous prostate
of a Horseheads man during a live demonstration of robotic surgery on
Saturday, May 29. The procedure will be viewed at the American Urological Association conference
in San Francisco.
Tour the Summer Sky at Mees Observatory
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers free public tours at
Mees Observatory, in the Bristol Hills, June through August. Tours and
astronomy presentations take place on selected Friday and Saturday
evenings, beginning at 8 p.m. If skies are clear, the facility's 24-inch
reflecting telescope is used. Tour guides are students and graduates in
astronomy. Reservations are required and can be made online.
Tips on Keeping a Safe Home
Well-U will offer a free information
session on maintaining a safe and
healthy home from noon to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, June 16, in the Lower Adolph Auditorium
(1-7619) in the Medical Center. E-mail Well-U to register.
For more information, call 276-5050.