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New Imaging Method Identifies How Normal and Cancer Cells Move and Adapt


An international team of scientists have developed a new cell imaging technology combining lattice light sheet microscopy (LLSM) and adaptive optics (AO) to create high-resolution “movies” of cells in their 3D environment that also captures...
18-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, Cancer


A new technology developed by Stony Brook University researchers affiliated with the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (ICB & DD) that has identified Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) as drug targets of the body’s endocannabinoid...
18-Apr-2018 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stars of Stony Brook University Gala Honoring Dorothy Lichtenstein Raises $7.1 Million to Support Scholarships and Creative Writing and Film Programs


Nearly 700 guests gathered on Wednesday evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers to honor one of America’s most dedicated and energetic art and education benefactors, Dorothy Lichtenstein, at the annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala. The philanthropist...
13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tick-Borne Disease Epidemic Symposium


Tick-borne illnesses are a growing problem on Long Island, and a new season is about to begin. To prepare for this and inform the public, Stony Brook Medicine experts are tackling the topic head on at an April 12 symposium.
10-Apr-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Rapid-Fire Method Using Pathology Images, Tumor Data May Help Guide Cancer Therapies


By combining data on pathology images of 13 types of cancer and correlating that with clinical and genomic data, researchers are able to identify tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs), called TIL maps, which will enable specialists to generate...
4-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Non-Invasive Test for Urothelial Cancer Emerging


Urothelial cancers of the bladder and upper urinary tract are among the most common cancers encountered worldwide. Now an international team of cancer researchers have developed a highly sensitive and specific non-invasive test as a biomarker for...
30-Mar-2018 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Explains Bomb Cyclones

People have become familiar with “bomb cyclones” this winter, as several powerful winter storms brought strong winds and heavy precipitation to the U.S. east coast, knocking out power and causing flooding. Scientists have extensively studied...
29-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Cleans Solar Panels to Enhance Efficiency


A technology in development that uses electric fields to sweep dust from solar panels has promise as a new self-cleaning solar panel system designed to enhance energy efficiency and reduce costs. The technology was created in the laboratory of Stony...
29-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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