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NIH Awards Einstein $2.9 Million for Child Sleep Research

An estimated 25 to 50 percent of preschoolers do not get enough healthy sleep. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have been awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to promote healthy sleep...
30-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Jonathan M. Backer Named Chair of Molecular Pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Jonathan M. Backer, M.D., an internationally acclaimed molecular pharmacologist and sought-after mentor to promising young scientists, will chair the department of molecular pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, effective September...
21-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Steven C. Almo Named Chair of Biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Steven C. Almo, Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in the field of proteomics, has been named chair of the department of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Almo is professor of biochemistry and of physiology &...
17-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Microbiome Implicated in Sickle Cell Disease -- But Antibiotics Can Counter Its Effects

New research on sickle cell disease (SCD) has found that using antibiotics to deplete the body’s microbiome may prevent acute sickle cell crisis and could offer the first effective strategy for warding off the disease’s long-term complications,...
14-Sep-2015 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blood Vessel “Doorway” Lets Breast Cancer Cells Spread Through Blood Stream

Using real-time, high-resolution imaging, scientists have identified how a “doorway” in the blood vessel wall allows cancer cells to spread from breast tumors to other parts of the body. The findings support emerging tests that better predict if...
5-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Einstein Receives $1.2 Million From New York State for Spinal Cord Injury Research


Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ( and Montefiore Health System ( have received a $1.2 million grant from New York State to advance their promising technology for treating...
6-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teaching Med Students About Health Disparities Builds Their Confidence


An innovative three-month elective course has helped make some first-year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine more confident about dealing with health disparities they’ll likely encounter as physicians, according to a follow-up...
29-Jul-2015 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Dialing for Diabetes Control’ Helps Urban Adults Lower Blood Sugar


Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes. The findings are the result of a clinical trial led by researchers at Albert Einstein...
21-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ebola Researcher Explains Antibody Treatments, Need for a Therapy That Works Against All Strains of the Virus


15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Einstein Expert Available to Comment on HPV-associated Oral Cancer Highlighted in JNCI’s Annual Status of Cancer Report

8-Jan-2013 10:15 AM EST

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Faculty Member Played Key Role in Latest “Best Diets” Rankings by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report released today its Best Diets 2013 rankings, featuring a variety of weight loss programs. Among the experts tapped to evaluate the diets was Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., R.D., associate professor of clinical...
8-Jan-2013 6:50 AM EST

Pediatric Nutritionist Offers Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthy at School

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D., associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the nutrition clinic at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, a registered...
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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