A new Stony Brook University-led study, to be published in PNAS, provides a biophysical model that reveals how damage accumulates in proteins with age and is a trigger to death. The finding opens a door to a better understanding of the molecular...
16-Oct-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Study Reveals More Women, Fewer Men Diagnosed with Cognitive Impairment When Tests are Adjusted for Sex
Using sex-specific scores on memory tests may change the diagnosis for 20 percent of those currently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), with possibly more women and fewer men being diagnosed with MCI, according to a new study published...
10-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists are investigating how extreme winter weather events are influenced by climate change. Edmund KM Chang, PhD, of Stony Brook University, has received a two-year $200,000 grant from NOAA/MAPP to study these storms using, for the first time,...
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
By developing brief, accessible interventions for youth psychopathology in depression, bolstered by a five-year, $2 million Early Independence Award (EIA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Stony Brook University's Jessica Schleider, PhD,...
1-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Study Shows Without the US, International Climate Change Agreement Could be Reached – But It Would Require Major Additional Contributions from Large Developing Countries
With the United States withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, questions arise about the future global success of mitigating the effects of climate change. A new study addresses these questions in a recently published paper in the ...
25-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Smell is one of the most poorly understood of the major senses. But now an international research team led by Laurel Yohe of Stony Brook University suggests a new method to quantify olfactory receptors by sequencing them in vampire bats may hold the...
19-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A technology that manipulates microRNAs (miRNAs) developed by Jingfang Ju, PhD, a biochemist and Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, and colleagues has shown promise when used as...
18-Sep-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
In a study published in mBio,, Jorge Benach and Rafal Tokarz, and their co-authors at Stony Brook University and Columbia University, reported on the prevalence of multiple agents capable of causing human disease that are present in three species of...
16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
see all news
2-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
10-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
5-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
8-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST
5-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EST
24-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
18-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
CDC Says Drug Overdoses Killed More Than 70,000 Americans in 2017 Due to #Opioids: @StonyBrookMed Expert Available
30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM ESTsee all experts