A study conducted by Stony Brook University researchers revealed that World Trade Center (WTC) responders with early-onset cognitive impairment may have a new form of dementia. The study included 99 WTC responders with an average age of 56.
18 years to the minute that the North Tower was struck on September 11, 2001, the Academic Mall fell hush to the tolling of campus bells, which rang 21 times to honor the 21 Stony Brook alumni and community members who were lost during the attack on U.S. soil
A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
The Stony Brook University Alumni Association held a memorial ceremony on the Academic Mall on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to honor the members of the Stony Brook community who were killed in the 2001 9/11 attacks.
Fittingly, in the wake of Sept. 11 there has been a growing appreciation of the vital importance of our police and our military in defending us against attack. But the terrorist assaults should have also underscored the crucial role of another group of American heroes. The deeds of those individuals, unfortunately, continue to go unrecognized.