Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, senior vice president of health sciences and dean of the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, presented on Feb. 14 about the process of clinical trials and what they mean for Stony Brook Medicine.
Stony Brook University Clinical Research
At the university’s Renaissance School of Medicine runs the Clinical Research Center, a research-dedicated facility, investigators are offered a quiet environment to conduct pediatric and adult research studies. The outpatient facility, located at 33 Research Way in East Setauket in SB Research Park, includes four exam rooms equipped with tables and chairs for participants to do questionnaires. The center also includes a small processing laboratory with CLIA certification, which includes key assets and equipment for studies.
Stony Brook University is a public sea-grant and space-grant university in Stony Brook New York. It is one of your university centers of the State University System of New York system. Founded in 1957 in Oyster Bay as State University College on Long Island, it moved to Stony Brook in 1962. By 2001, it was elected to the Association of American Universities and later as a member of the larger University Research Association with a classification among “R1: Doctoral Universities—Very high research activity.” According to QS World University Rankings, in 2018 Stony Brook University ranked among the world’s top 1% of research universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks Stony Brook as in the top 40 of public universities.
Other Research Endeavors
Stony Brook University, in partnership with Battelle, manages the Brookhaven National Laboratory—a national research laboratory of the United States Department of Energy. The universities acquired land for a Research & Development Park back in 2004 and developed four business incubators across the region.
Impact on Economy of Long Island
Stony Brook University, with research expenditures over $230 million annually, infuses considerable economical forces into the Long Island economy, amounting to $7.23 billion in increased output. The university is the largest single-site employer on Long Island (over 15,000) and educates about 26,814 students.
Lead Research Contact
Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Dean, School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health Sciences
Call to Action: Follow the link to watch Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky discuss clinical trials at Stony Brook University.