Albany Medical College http://wamc.org en Municipalities Court Public Opinion http://wamc.org/post/municipalities-court-public-opinion <p></p><p>Residents of two Capital Region municipalities have a chance to weigh in on issues impacting their communities tonight.</p><p>Albany Medical Center&#39;s $110 million plan to replace two city blocks in Park South with new residential, commercial and retail space is up for discussion at tonight&#39;s Common Council meeting at Albany City Hall.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:22:16 +0000 Dave Lucas 75068 at http://wamc.org Municipalities Court Public Opinion Albany Med Expansion: Park South http://wamc.org/post/albany-med-expansion-park-south <div><p>Albany Medical Center has revealed the finishing phase of its ongoing 500-million dollar neighborhood revitalization &nbsp;plan. When the old neighborhood surrounding Albany Med is completely rebuilt, it will cap&nbsp;what officials call "the transformation of New Scotland Corridor" - becoming a new community.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:43:11 +0000 Dave Lucas 69835 at http://wamc.org Albany Med Expansion: Park South Dr. Dennis Metzger - Albany Medical College http://wamc.org/post/dr-dennis-metzger-albany-medical-college <p>Albany Medical College recently received a $10.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for research on a vaccine to prevent a dangerous and somewhat mysterious disease called tularemia, also known as “rabbit fever.” The disease is carried by rodents, and can be transmitted to humans, but those cases are rare. The real concern is the use of tularemia as a biological weapon. Dr. Dennis Metzger is a professor at Albany Medical College, and the director of the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease. Dr. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Brian Shields 46258 at http://wamc.org Dr. Douglas Fish - Albany Medical College http://wamc.org/post/dr-douglas-fish-albany-medical-college <p>It is being called a major development and a milestone in the 30 year fight against HIV and AIDS. A new drug called Truvada, a medicine that can help prevent the transmission of HIV. For more on this drug, WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke to Dr. Douglas Fish, an associate professor of medicine at Albany Medical College, and chief of the Division of HIV Medicine.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Brian Shields 43309 at http://wamc.org