News 2022

WKTV: Unique Science Experience for Summer Fellows

WKTV: Unique Science Experience for Summer Fellows

June 22, 2022 Undergraduates in MMRI’s Summer Fellowship Program were interviewed about their experience by WKTV, an affiliate of NBC, CBS, and The CW Plus. The Summer Fellows are outstanding college students who are given the unique experience to work in the preeminent biomedical lab of Central New York, Masonic […]

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Daily Sentinel: 10 Fellows Selected for MMRI Summer Program

Daily Sentinel: 10 Fellows Selected for MMRI Summer Program

June 16, 2022:  Ten bright scholars have been selected to join the 2022 Summer Fellowship Program at Masonic Medical Research Institute. The program is highly selective, and it is a special accolade for the fellows to be invited to work at MMRI this summer.   Students in this year’s program […]

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Governor Spotlights MMRI in State of the State Goals

Governor Spotlights MMRI in State of the State Goals

The scientific achievements and work at Masonic Medical Research Institute were recognized by the Office of the Governor of New York in the State of the State address.  Governor Kathy Hochul delivered a televised speech on January 5, 2022, outlining her administration’s primary goals for the year, accompanied with a […]

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Daily Sentinel: $25,000 Donation for PTSD Research

Daily Sentinel: $25,000 Donation for PTSD Research

May 12, 2022: To better understand the cause and effect of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), The Battle Within Foundation (BWF) announced a first round $25,000 donation to the Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI). […] It is a chilling fact that approximately 20 heroes a day commit PTSD-associated suicide, making it […]

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WKTV: $420,022 Raised in America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk

WKTV: $420,022 Raised in America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk

May 7, 2022 WHITESBORO, N.Y. – After a two-year hiatus, America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk kicked off this morning at Accelerate Sports Complex in Whitesboro. Organizers say $420,022 has been raised so far and donations are welcomed until June 30. […] The money raised will go towards funding research, […]

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WKTV: Heart Walk and Heart Disease Progress at MMRI

WKTV: Heart Walk and Heart Disease Progress at MMRI

May 5, 2022: Taking a look at how the body’s cells work on a molecular level is something you don’t get to see every day, unless you work at the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory. There’s technicians and doctors with lab coats analyzing how the body functions at levels that are […]

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Medical News Today: Dr. Tucker of MMRI Comments on Diabetes Study

Medical News Today: Dr. Tucker of MMRI Comments on Diabetes Study

May 20, 2022 Type 2 diabetes: New study identifies 40 more genes linked to the disease “Risk scores derived from one ancestry often do not transfer well to others,” explained Professor Nathan Tucker in an interview with Medical News Today. “Inclusion of diverse ancestries helps us understand the mechanisms of […]

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CNY Business Journal: MMRI Receives Grant for PTSD Research

CNY Business Journal: MMRI Receives Grant for PTSD Research

May 20, 2022 UTICA, N.Y. — The Battle Within Foundation (BWF) announced a first-round donation to the Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) to better understand the cause and effect of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). MMRI will use this initial contribution toward enabling the expansion of its neurocognitive disorder research. Read […]

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