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SUNY applications skyrocket for fall 2023


At Stony Brook, there were 23,690 this year through Nov. 25, or 148% more than the 9,555 in the same period last year.

Kirstie Alley died of colon cancer. These are the disease’s early signs.

NBC News

“Unfortunately, colon cancer doesn’t have a lot of symptoms until it’s advanced, which is why screening is so important,” said Dr. Paula Denoya, director of the Colorectal Surgery Residency Program at Stony Brook Medicine.

SBU’s Karine Kleinhaus urges efforts to save valuable Egypt’s coral reefs

Times Beacon Record

Recently, Karine Kleinhaus, Associate Professor at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, published a letter in the prestigious journal Science that suggested it’s time to conserve the Egyptian reefs, which constitute about 2 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.

Long Island saw 17% increase in new HIV cases in 2021, state study finds


“It tells us that our messaging is not getting to the appropriate populations,” Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

Medical experts: Long Island has highest COVID-19 rates in New York

News 12
“We just had the Thanksgiving holiday and, of course, a lot of transmission occurred then and we have the upcoming Christmas holiday and transmission will occur even more so then,” said Dr. Sharon Nachman, of Stony Brook Medicine. Nachman said hospitals across the Island are starting to see more and more COVID-19 cases, especially from people who have already had the virus.

New HIV cases up 17% on LI in 2021, report says


Dr. Sharon Nachman, chair of the Maternal Child HIV Network at Stony Brook Medicine, said the “HIV epidemic on Long Island is under great control,” in part due to effective antiretroviral medications. The network serves as Suffolk’s designated center for children, adolescents, adults and women pregnant with HIV and AIDS.

Why this mammal eats its own brain — and why it could matter for you

Washington Post

Figuring out how exactly shrews pull this off is the next step. Dechmann and Nieland — together with Liliana M. Dávalos, an evolutionary biologist at Stony Brook University in New York — received a grant from the French nonprofit Human Frontier Science Program to fund their shrew research

The New Normal: How to stay healthy during the holiday season

News 12

News 12’s Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by Stony Brook Medicine’s Dr. Sharon Nachman for a discussion on your health.

November 28th, 2022 9 a.m. – Dr. Allison Eliscu


Medical director of the adolescent LGBTQ+ care program at Stony Brook Medicine, Dr. Allison Eliscu, joins The Heart of The East End, Gianna Volpe, for the Medical Monday segment underwritten by Jennifer Benton to discuss findings from the comprehensive survey conducted between June and September of 2021 regarding healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients, which had 1,150 completed and validated responses.

Veteran shares story of life-saving surgery


“I’m lucky. Through the grace of god, I thank everybody from the doctors and nurses at Stony Brook University Hospital, and how they are treating me,” he said. “They are wonderful. I thank them from my heart and soul for what they do for me and for the veterans. Without them we’d be lost.”

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