Sunrise Medical Laboratories has opened a patient service center at Stony Brook Medicine’s Advanced Specialty Care in Commack. The full-service clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory serves patients by enabling them to also have specimens collected for testing at Sunrise’s Hicksville laboratory, rather than go to a separate lab.
Professor Timothy Glotch, an expert in lunar geology, said questions about safely landing a spacecraft were answered years ahead of the mission's launch. There was no guesswork involving touchdown. “Before we landed humans, we had landed robots,” Glotch said, noting that data gleaned from earlier unmanned missions helped NASA experts better understand the composition of the lunar surface.
With the weather warm, thousands of Long Islanders are hitting the hiking trails, from short walks at local parks to days-long backpacking trips in the Adirondacks. Hiking offers an array of health benefits, said Dr. Brian Cruickshank, a clinical assistant professor of orthopedics at Stony Brook Medicine.
Your Facebook profile can be quite revealing. It may even be able to predict some medical conditions, according to a new report. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University recently conducted a study, published in the PLOS ONE journal, to determine if social media posts can be indicators of 21 health conditions, including diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis.
Opioid poisoning levels almost doubled from 2010 to 2016, according to a cohort study by University researchers of all payer hospital data on Long Island, combined with census data. Additionally, the study revealed that the demographics of patients with OP appears to be shifting and becoming more diverse.
Dr. Pryor was elected president of SAGES as part of the society’s annual meeting. Dr. Pryor’s top priorities include innovation in patient care, education and outcomes by exploring opportunities in video assessment, artificial intelligence and reimbursement.
Anissa Abi-Dargham is an expert in areas of molecular imaging, pharmacology, schizophrenia and addiction. Dr. Abi-Dargham employs the use of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging to study the neurobiology of schizophrenia and mental illnesses. Her research has resulted in seminal findings describing the complex alterations of dopamine transmission in schizophrenia and their relationship to clinical symptoms, cognition and response to treatment. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.