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LI doctors studying stem cell infusion in post-heart attack patients
Dr. Luis Gruberg, of the Stony Brook Heart Institute, and Dr. Allen Jeremias, director of the intensive care unit, led a team late last month in a novel case, which they describe as a clinical trial designed to harvest, and then inject, a patient's own stem cells into the blocked artery responsible for the attack. (Newsday, Oct 11, 2013 - 7:27:57 AM)

Students Attend SBU Dental School Boot Camp
Students learn various specialties in the field of dentistry at the inaugural Dental Specialty Boot Camp at the School of Dental Medicine at Stony Brook University. (Newsday, Aug 9, 2013 - 9:08:03 AM)

ThermoLift, Stony Brook U. partner on heat pump
A local startup hoping to modernize the technology of a decades-old, super-efficient natural-gas-powered heat pump will partner with Stony Brook University's mechanical engineering department to speed up development of a prototype. The startup, ThermoLift Inc., will be able "to access strong fundamental thermodynamic skills critical for our simulation, advanced modeling and development" through the partnership, said chief executive Paul Schwartz. (, Jul 30, 2013 - 11:41:00 PM)

Flavor-flipping neutrinos: Key to universe's anti-matter mystery? (Los Angeles Times)
Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all? Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of turning from one type into another using the Tokai-to-Kamioka experiment. The ground-breaking findings may help physicists understand a strange asymmetry in the early cosmos that allowed matter to beat out antimatter shortly after the big bang. (Los Angeles Times, Jul 25, 2013 - 11:15:00 AM)

Fired for being beautiful (NY Times)
Michael Kimmel, director of the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities and a professor of sociology and gender studies at Stony Brook University, is the author of the forthcoming book “Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era." His Opinion/Editorial piece, "Fired for Being Beautiful," contemplating the outcome of a law suit brought by a 33-year-old female dental assistant in Fort Dodge, Iowa who was fired in 2010 by her dentist boss because she was too attractive, was published in the New York Times on July 16, 2013. (New York Times, Jul 16, 2013 - 3:00:00 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’