In an energetic example of Stony Brook’s science-commercialization system firing on all cylinders, researchers are getting into the vanadium flow – testing a prototype battery with unprecedented energy-storage capabilities.
Prof. Danny Bluestein and a team of experts designed and laboratory tested the experimental polymer TAVR valve in hopes that the use of polymers will overcome some of the problems with long term use of tissue valves.
This year the celebration will recognize Dr. Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation’s premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving progress in basic science as well as her contributions to improving educational opportunities for the underserved.
Patricia Coyle is a recognized expert in nervous system immune-mediated and infectious disorders. She has been involved since medical school with patient care and research focused on multiple sclerosis (MS). Her particular areas of expertise include Lyme disease, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics, neuroimmunology, and gender issues. She is currently involved in a number of therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for MS, as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease.