Joel Saltz, the Cherith Chair of Biomedical Informatics, in collaboration with researchers from two other universities, won an $8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to coordinate radiology and pathology information about specific diseases for researchers nationally in the battle against cancer.
Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program celebrated the official opening of its new one-stop health clinic in Commack Nov. 28. The program relocated from Islandia to the Stony Brook Medicine Advanced Specialty Care building, located at 500 Commack Road.
According to a new study published in Cell, co-authored by Stony Brook’s Brenna Henn, the genetics of skin pigmentation become progressively complex as populations reside closer to the equator, with an increasing number of genes—known and unknown—involved, each making a smaller overall contribution.
Robbye Kinkade is the creator and director of the Recognizing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (R.E.D.I) program, a seminar geared toward increasing the understanding and celebration of the myriad of cultures that contribute to Stony Brook's diverse campus community. The program also seeks to provide faculty and staff with an opportunity to come together to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion. Robbye has more than 25 years of professional experience in public health and has implemented various health-related training, presentations and workshops for teens, persons living with HIV, faith based institutions and community-based organizations.