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Stony Brook University Receives $1.5 Million From Vincent and Stephen Della Pietra to Endow Biomedical Imaging Chair
Vincent and Stephen Della Pietra along with their wives Barbara Amonson and Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra have channeled their professional success and lifelong love of science into a leadership gift that will create the Della Pietra Chair of Biomedical Imaging at Stony Brook University. Their $1.5 million gift, matched by a grant from the Simons Foundation, will have a total impact of $3 million. The University is recruiting a nationally-renowned researcher to fill the position.
Oct 17, 2013 - 9:25:57 AM

Stony Brook Medicine among first clinical sites in U.S. for simultaneous PET/MRI
Stony Brook Medicine, where MRI technology was first developed, is among the first sites in the United States to offer simultaneous PET/MRI technology for clinical use. The new technology will benefit patients by providing exceptional image quality and diagnostic capabilities, and greater efficiency by having two significant imaging procedures performed at the same time with low-dose radiation.


Oct 16, 2013 - 12:53:58 PM

Damaging Brown Tide Re-emerges across entire South Shore of Long Island
An intense and damaging brown tide has re-emerged across most of Great South Bay, Moriches Bay, and Shinnecock Bay. Monitoring by the Gobler Laboratory based in the Marine Science Research Center in the School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University’s Southampton Campus has revealed that a brown tide that began to develop during September and has intensified this month to nearly 1,000,000 cells per milliliter in central Great South Bay as of October 8. Densities exceeding 200,000 cells per milliliter were also present in western Great South Bay, Moriches Bay, Quantuck Bay, and Shinnecock Bay.


Oct 15, 2013 - 9:59:47 AM

US Scientists Celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass. U.S. scientists played a significant role in advancing the theory and in discovering the particle that proves the existence of the Higgs field, the Higgs boson.
Oct 8, 2013 - 7:56:30 AM

75 New Graduates of the Stony Brook University Corporate Education and Training Program Well-Prepared to Embark Upon New Careers
A graduation ceremony honoring 75 graduates from Stony Brook University’s Corporate Education and Training (CET) Transitional Professional Certificate Program was held at the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology at Stony Brook University on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. But not all graduates were able to attend the celebration — many of them had already started jobs in their new fields.
Oct 4, 2013 - 1:15:00 PM

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General University News
» Stony Brook University Receives $1.5 Million From Vincent and Stephen Della Pietra to Endow Biomedical Imaging Chair
» Stony Brook Medicine among first clinical sites in U.S. for simultaneous PET/MRI
» Damaging Brown Tide Re-emerges across entire South Shore of Long Island
» US Scientists Celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery
» 75 New Graduates of the Stony Brook University Corporate Education and Training Program Well-Prepared to Embark Upon New Careers
SB Medicine News
» Stony Brook University Receives $1.5 Million From Vincent and Stephen Della Pietra to Endow Biomedical Imaging Chair
» Stony Brook Medicine among first clinical sites in U.S. for simultaneous PET/MRI
» Best- Selling Author Gail Sheehy Joins Stony Brook Medicine Experts at Women's Health Day
» SBU Cancer Center offers Breast Cancer Awareness Month programs
» 20th annual Walk for Beauty benefits cancer research at SBU
Faculty/Student Awards
» Stony Brook School of Medicine Names 2013 Distinguished Alumnus and Outstanding Recent Graduate
» Stony Brook Cardiothoracic Surgeon Receives American Heart Association's Distinguished Service Award
» SBU Ecology and Evolution Professor Named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America
» School of Dental Medicine Dean Receives Harvard Dental Medicine's Highest Award
» An Interview with Christine Vachon
Conferences & Events
» Stony Brook University to Host First-Ever Tedx Event on Oct. 10
» Marie Colvin Center Distinguished Lecture Series: CBS News’ Clarissa Ward: Reporting in a War Zone
» Stony Brook Film Festival Presenting Career Achievement Award to Christine Vachon
» Hundreds Celebrate Cancer Survivorship with their Caregivers at Stony Brook
» Stony Brook University Establishes Children’s Defense Fund ‘Freedom School’