Roswell Park Takes in New Research Funding

Roswell Park received more than $21.8 million in recent competitive grants and contracts to launch new investigations or continue major research efforts that have shown promise. This includes funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Moonshot program as well as multimillion-dollar renewals for high-impact projects based

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New York Women Power 100 Honors Roswell Park Leaders

Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center

Media company City & State has recognized Roswell Park President and CEO Candace S. Johnson, PhD, and Board of Directors member Leecia Eve, JD, for their leadership and accomplishments, naming them to its annual New York Women Power 100 list. ImageCity & State, which covers government and

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The Buffalo Zoo and Indonesian Rhino Sanctuary

Through community fundraising events throughout 2019, the Buffalo Zoo has raised $13,500 to support the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) expansion of the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia. In Indonesia, fewer than 80 Sumatran rhinos remain. The species is likely now the most endangered large mammal on Earth,

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Record Setting Campaign Supports ECMC Trauma and Emergency Department

For a second consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation and Tim Hortons® restaurants partnered to support the institution’s future, state-of-the-art Trauma and Emergency Department. In 2018, the joint effort raised close to $95,000, but this year’s total of $167,498 set a new record for the

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American Stroke Association offers tips to improve wellness and prevent stroke

Did you know that approximately 3,300 of Erie County residents will be hospitalized for cerebrovascular disease this year, which includes strokes? Today is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted

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Nutrition Program Recognized by the American Association of Diabetes

General Physician, PC is pleased to announce that it has earned accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Diabetes is now considered a pandemic with more than 30 million people in the United States believed to have the disease. Kelly Cardamone, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

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How Baby Aspirin Helps in the Fight Against Cancer

What if a drug that sits in nearly everyone’s medicine cabinet could help extend the lives of some cancer patients? In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that

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Transplant and Cell Therapy Leader Recognized by Mayor Brown

September 28 was the occasion for two special honors for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Philip McCarthy, MD, who was applauded for his achievements by the City of Buffalo and at the inaugural Fire Ball Sickle Cell Awareness Dinner & Award Ceremony. Dr. McCarthy is presented with

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UB Serving on New York’s Maternity Mortality Advisory Counsel

Two faculty members in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo are serving on New York State’s Maternal Mortality Advisory Council. Vanessa M. Barnabei, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Gale R. Burstein, MD,

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