Upstate Medical University

Research Spotlight

Two Upstate physicians honored with Excellence in Healthcare Awards

Upstate Medical University physicians Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, and Kristopher Paolino, MD, have been selected as winners of the 2022 Excellence in Healthcare Awards.

What medical trials accomplish, and how to volunteer for one

Clinical trials — involving human subjects — can lead to advances in medicine. Explaining how these multi-stage tests work is Stephen Thomas, MD, who has run a variety of clinical trials, including some that are ongoing, such as one for a dengue fever vaccine. He is a professor of microbiology and immunology and infectious disease, and he also leads Upstate’s Institute for Global Health and Translational Science.