Dr. David Garry, co-chair of the task force, says at Stony Brook Hospital, about 200 children have been born in recent years to drug-addicted mothers. “This is a forgotten population. We have had patients coming here withdrawing in labor and delivery.”
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year $8 million grant to Dr. Joel Saltz and colleagues at Stony Brook University and two other universities for the development of a test bed involving the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence to analyze radiology and pathology images to enhance cancer treatment. “Pathology is, of course, a crucial method in diagnosing cancer patients,” said Dr. Saltz.
Governor Cuomo announced the completion of a comprehensive energy efficiency project at the University that will save the campus more than $832,000 in costs while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 3,800 tons a year (with video).
Two SoMAS faculty – Hyemi Kim, PhD, and Lesley Thorne, PhD – have received Early Career awards for their respective work in climate research. Selected as “teacher-scholars,” the professors will receive funding for five years for projects that integrate research and education.
Matthew Lerner's research focuses on understanding emergence and “real world” implications of social problems in children and adolescents, particularly those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). He also studies the development, evaluation, and dissemination of novel, evidence-based approaches for ameliorating those problems.