While many were opening up their presents on Christmas morning, 53-year-old Greg Davidson was getting a kidney transplant. The Marine veteran is now counting his blessings. He feels it was a gift from his late mother, Shirley, who had just died of ovarian cancer.
As part of a plan to fight student hunger, Governor Cuomo has proposed in his State of the State address that every SUNY and CUNY campus have a food pantry. Stony Brook opened its food pantry for students and staff in 2013.
The new Kitten Scanner at Stony Brook Children’s is a miniature play-version of a CAT scanner, designed to help ease the anxiety diagnostic imaging tests can cause for children. This special scanner is one of three in the entire Northeast.
Dr. Fries is an influenza expert and a nationally recognized physician-scientist in the field of microbiology. Her research focuses on how chronic infection develops due to the pathogen, Cryptococcus neoformans, as well as the efficacy of anti-infective antibodies.