Medical scientists have discovered a gene underlying one of the most lethal forms of breast cancer, and at the same time are proposing a way to block its activity, paving the way to successful treatment for a type of cancer that is tough to treat.
Panera Bread, makers of bread items, soups, salads, sandwiches and more, celebrated the grand opening of its new café at Stony Brook University Hospital. Owned and operated by franchisee Doherty Enterprises, the restaurant will employ about 60 people, according to a company statement.
Actor and polymath Alan Alda, “Me Too” movement founder Tarana Burke and Crittercam inventor Greg Marshall will receive honorary degrees at Stony Brook University’s 2019 commencement ceremony, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced.
Stony Brook University is the third best ‘total-package college’ nationwide, according to Ladders, a job search organization that ranks higher education institutions by calculating the most common ranking factors and factoring in the cost of education.
Stony Brook University Hospital has been named one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” for 2019 by Healthgrades, the first organization in the country to rate hospital quality based on actual clinical outcomes.
Concurrently a researcher for NASA, Karina Yager's research focuses on the impacts of climate change in mountain environments. She applies interdisciplinary methods to her research, including remote sensing of land cover and land-use change and the socio-ecological study of high-altitude vegetation, mountain peatland systems and indigenous pastoral communities. Her current research project, funded by NASA-ROSES, is focused on the impact of disappearing tropical glaciers on pastoral agriculture in the Andes of South America.