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Staller Center for the Arts hosted Stony Brook Medicine Appreciation Day on Valentine’s Day, February 14, with a remote box office outside of Stony Brook Medicine’s Marketplace Café. Discounts were offered to live performances and free movie tickets were given to new patrons joining the Staller Center e-mail list. Staller Center Director Alan Inkles created the day to thank Stony Brook Medicine for their sponsorship and to increase awareness of Staller Center’s offerings among staff members. Several hundred medical staffers stopped by to learn more about the Center, and a large portion signed up to win Staller Center gift cards.…

Stony Brook Medicine’s Bellavie MedSpa is hosting a Botox Day for new customers on Wednesday, February 15, from 9 am to 5 pm, by appointment only. Bellavie is offering $10 per unit of Botox (regularly $12). At your free 30-minute visit, you will meet Associate Director Janet Trabosh and have a full cosmetic consultation, receive an individualized treatment plan and hear about other upcoming specials. Stony Brook employees are also eligible for special discounts on many other services and products at Bellavie. To schedule your appointment, please call (631) 638-3950 or visit bellaviemedspa.com, which is located at 23 South Howell Avenue,…

Varicose vein treatment is easier and more affordable than you think. Stony Brook Medicine’s Center for Vein Care is offering free screenings on Saturday, February 11, from 8 am to 2 pm, in its Centereach office. For a reservation, please call (800) 345-VEIN or (631) 444-VEIN. While not all varicose veins cause problems, vein-related leg pain can lead to other serious conditions, so it’s best to protect your leg health early. With locations in Centereach, Commack, Hampton Bays, Huntington, Sayville, Smithtown and Southampton, the Center for Vein Care offers: Board-certified vascular surgeons Latest treatment options performed right in the office…

Stony Brook University made College Choice’s 50 Best Online Master’s Degrees in Nursing ranking, placing eighth on the list. Several MS programs are available through the School of Nursing — mental health, nursing leadership, midwifery and more — and all can be completed via online distance learning. For more information about academic programs in nursing, please visit the website. Stony Brook’s nursing graduates are distinguished by their critical thinking skills, leadership ability and excellence in clinical practice. They move on to positions where they shape and influence the future of healthcare both nationally and internationally. College Choice is an independent…

Stony Brook Medicine’s Bellavie MedSpa is offering special discounts throughout the month of February. Laser packages are 50 percent off Fillers are buy one, get one at 25 percent off Skin services are 10 percent off Bellavie, located at 23 South Howell Avenue in Centereach, is open from 9 am to 5 pm by appointment only. Please call (631) 638-3950 to schedule today.

When Nicole Bono was 36 weeks pregnant with her son, Vincent, a routine sonogram delivered jarring news. Vincent’s skull was not developing normally. He was diagnosed with a metopic synostosis, a cranial developmental disorder that affects about one in every 15,000 babies. Some of the bones in Vincent’s skull had fused together prematurely, giving the skull a triangular appearance and creating the possibility for less-than-optimal brain development down the road. Uncorrected metopic synostosis can lead to developmental delays, cognitive impairment, eye movement disorders and seizures. Doctors had told the Bonos that the condition might resolve itself after birth. But when…

Stony Brook Medicine’s Bellavie MedSpa is hosting a Botox Day for new customers on Wednesday, January 25, from 9 am to 5 pm, by appointment only. Bellavie is offering $10 per unit of Botox (regularly $12). At your free 30-minute visit, you will meet Associate Director Janet Trabosh and have a full cosmetic consultation, receive an individualized treatment plan and hear about other upcoming specials. Stony Brook employees are also eligible for special discounts on many other services and products at Bellavie. To schedule your appointment, please call (631) 638-3950 or visit bellaviemedspa.com, which is located at 23 South Howell…

Hallmarks of cancer progression are uncontrolled proliferation (division) of cancer cells and invasive behavior, leading to the spread of tumor cells throughout the body. Now two Stony Brook University cell biologists, David Matus, PhD, and Benjamin Martin, PhD, have discovered that cell division and invasion are mutually exclusive behaviors. For this novel finding, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has awarded the researchers with the 2017 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award and a two-year grant of $300,000, followed by another renewable grant of $300,000 for an additional two years to further advance their work. “Cells can’t divide and invade at the same time, and most…

In 2016, Stony Brook University was once again an academic hotbed of innovation, diversity, cutting-edge research and groundbreaking discoveries with real-world impact. Stony Brook experts and events were featured in the world’s news columns as we followed the road to the White House, celebrated the medical miracle that gave a young Congolese boy his smile back, advanced global health in Madagascar, and made our first appearance in the NCAA’s Big Dance. As a new year full of promise begins, browse our Top 10 website for a colorful review of Stony Brook’s biggest stories of 2016.

Stony Brook University has unveiled a transformative cancer research center that will enable experts to probe the metabolic dynamics of tumors and pioneer new approaches in cancer research, detection, treatment and prevention. Called the Kavita and Lalit Bahl Center for Metabolomics and Imaging, the state-of-the-art facility was unveiled in a naming ceremony on Dec. 1 at Stony Brook University Hospital. The center is made possible by the vision and support of Kavita and Lalit Bahl and their two generous gifts totaling $13.75 million. Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, praised the Bahls for their transformative gift and…

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