SUNY Downstate News Digest, Sept. 14, 2016


circle logo white on blueResearchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have created a model illustrating how economic globalization may create stressful employment factors in high income countries contributing to the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Read more about SUNY Downstate and UCI’s connection between work stress and heart disease, here.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the SUNY University at Albany have jointly received a Best of New York Award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) for a collaboration tool designed to share health-disparities research and scholarship between the two institutions. Read more about Downstate’s CDG award for health disparities, here.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center reported new systolic heart failure study findings regarding the budgetary impact of adding Ivabradine to standard of care in patients with chronic systolic heart failure in the US. Read more about Downstate’s systolic heart study, here.

There was a great turnout for SUNY Downstate’s Brooklyn autism fair Sept. 25. More than 300 people and nearly 30 local organizations providing services to people with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, at the Grove at SUNY Downstate for food, fun, information and community. See photos and read more about Downstate’s Brooklyn autism event, here.

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