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    Newborn Screening Program finding novel ways to work smarter

    In the Wadsworth Center’s Newborn Screening Laboratory it’s...

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    Wadsworth Environmental Health Sciences

    Studies a possible link between sunscreen ingredient and endometriosis...

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    Wadsworth Center's Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair

    Develops and advances scientific, engineering, and clinical concepts...

  • Finding Orphans- Wadsworth Scientists Identify New Species of Bacteria

    A small group of bacteriologists at the Wadsworth Center spend part of...

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    Wadsworth Center administers New York's stem cell research program

    Working collaboratively with the Empire State Stem Cell Board, NYSTEM...

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    The Wadsworth Center Master of Science in Laboratory Sciences

    is a unique program that combines lecture based course work with direct...

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    As flu season approaches

    Wadsworth Center’s Influenza laboratory gears up to handle more...

  • Dr. Janice Pata receives 2014 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching.
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  • NYS Department of Health Commissioner Shah at the Wadsworth Lab, NYS Health Dept., in the Corning Tower August 6, 2013 Newborn Screening Expands Testing Panel

Meet Our Scientists

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Neural Injury & Repair, Xiang Yang Chen, Ph.D.

Dr. Chen's research actively explores whether central nervous system plasticity can be enhanced and used to promote functional recovery after injury or disease.

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Mycotic & Parasitic Disease, Vishnu Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

Dr. Chaturvedi's research interests in medical mycology are based upon unique features of fungal pathogens and infections. 

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Viral Diseases, Amy B. Dean, Ph.D.

The Molecular Methods Development Team evaluates high complexity diagnostic assays and platforms in order to enhance molecular-based diagnostics in virology and support the ability of the Wadsworth Center to rapidly respond to the emergence of viral pathogens.

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NYSTEM Scientific Officer, Yu-Fen (Kathy) Chou, Ph.D.

Dr. Chou's research has resulted in the derivation of a novel blastocyst-derived stem cell line that may serve as an important tool to enhance our understanding of stem cell biology. 

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Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry, Liang T. Chu, Ph.D.

Dr. Chu's laboratory actively studies heterogeneous chemical reactions on ice-cloud and particle surfaces. These reactions occur in both the troposphere and lower stratosphere and can be very important to understand ozone depletion

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The Wadsworth Center: New York's State Public Health Laboratory

Innovative, multidisciplinary research. Complex diagnostics and novel detection methods. High-tech instrumentation and state-of-the-art laboratory services. All are components of the dynamic scientific community that is the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health.
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