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Charles Shapiro, MD, Named Co-Director of the Dubin Breast Center

Charles Shapiro, MD, joins Mount Sinai as the Co-Director of the Dubin Breast Center, Director of Translational Breast Cancer Research for the Mount Sinai Health System, and Director of Survivorship Programs at The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai

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Scripps Research Institute Scientists Capture Picture of ‘MicroRNA’ In Action

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Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute have described the atomic-level workings of “microRNA” molecules, which control the expression of genes in all animals and plants. The findings add greatly to the understanding of a fundamental system of regulation in biology.

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High-Intensity Sound Waves May Aid Regenerative Medicine

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Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way to use sound to create cellular scaffolding for tissue engineering, a unique approach that could help overcome one of regenerative medicine’s significant obstacles.

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For Stroke Patients, Hospital Bed Position is Delicate Balancing Act

During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail --such as hospital bed positioning -- is critical to patient outcomes.

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Campbell Soup President and CEO Shares With U.Va. Darden Students Career Lessons Learned During Her Leadership Ascent

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business continued its fall Leadership Speaker Series (LSS) with a presentation from Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company.

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Art Exhibit Evokes Feelings of Social Justice Through WPA Images

During arguably one of the more difficult times in American history — the Great Depression — artists were commissioned to help inspire the nation. "Ink, Paper, Politics: WPA-era Printmaking from the Needles Collection," on display at the DePaul University Art Museum in Chicago, provides a window into the 1930s — a time of economic hardship and struggle.

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Experts Recommend Tumor Removal as First-Line Treatment for Acromegaly

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly, a rare condition caused by excess growth hormone in the blood.

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Hubble Sees 'Ghost Light' From Dead Galaxies

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The universe is an infinite sea of galaxies, which are majestic star-cities. When galaxies group together in massive clusters, some of them can be ripped apart by the gravitational tug of other galaxies. Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope to probe the massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744 — nicknamed Pandora's Cluster — have found forensic evidence of galaxies torn apart long ago. It's in the form of a phantom-like faint glow filling the space between the galaxies. This glow comes from stars scattered into intergalactic space as a result of a galaxy's disintegration.

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Einstein-Montefiore Investigators Present Aging Research at Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Conference

Einstein and Montefiore to present new research that reveals a genotype that can predict survival and risk factors for cognitive impairment.

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