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Panel of SBU Experts Takes on Vaccine Myths and Concerns

More than 150 million Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But even as that number approaches fifty percent of the U.S. population, misinformation and misconceptions about the vaccine and the science...

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Stony Brook Doctors Help Kenyan Teen Begin a New Life

Saline Atieno developed a dangerous and disfiguring bacterial necrosis called Noma as a young child in Kenya. Though the disease has a 90 percent mortality rate, Saline somehow survived, only to face an extremely...

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Eszter Boros wins the $200K Stony Brook Discovery Prize

Eszter Boros, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was announced as the winner of the 2021 Stony Brook Discovery Prize on April 28. Included with the prestigious award is $200,000 in new funding, meant...

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Commitment to Service Translates to a Bright Medical Future

Service to others — a requirement for all University Scholars — is at the heart of Anika Porwal’s ’23 philosophy as a student, and has also shaped her career path in medicine. Porwal was a student in Jeremy Marchese’s...