Former 1969 Met, Ed Kranepool says he thanks his living donor every day for giving him a second chance at life. Dr. Frank Darras tells WCBS 880 anyone can sign up to donate their organs when they die, but being a living donor is a very noble act.
Accounting for gender on memory tests may change the diagnosis for 20 percent of those currently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), with possibly more women and fewer men being diagnosed with MCI.
On Friday, September 20th through Saturday the 21st, the 2019 SBUHacks 24-hour hackathon event took place in the Frank Melville Jr., Memorial Library. With more than 375 attendees, the hackathon built on the success of last year’s debut event.
Dr. Chioma Okeoma leads a research team dedicated to improving our understanding of how internal host cell factors can either modulate or promote disease in response to external attack, focusing on HIV and breast cancer. The Okeoma Lab investigates how the host immune system can be a double-edged sword, inhibiting viral infections on the one hand, and promoting tumor development on the other.