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Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives $3.6 Million NIH Grant to Investigate Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Disease

Luciano D’Adamio, M.D., Ph.D., professor of microbiology & immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has received a five-year, $3.6-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research into how APP is processed in...
21-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is the most common form of childhood arthritis. It appears to be an autoimmune disease, caused by antibodies attacking certain proteins in a person’s own tissue. But no “autoantigens”—the proteins...
25-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Overdose Deaths From Common Sedatives Have Surged, New Study Finds


Headlines about America’s worsening drug epidemic have focused on deaths from opioids—heroin and prescription painkillers such as OxyContin. But overdose deaths have also soared among the millions of Americans using benzodiazepine drugs, a class...
11-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Examines Link Between HPV and Risk of Head and Neck Cancers

Researchers, led by Ilir Agalliu, M.D., and Robert Burk, M.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that when human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 is detected in peoples’ mouths, they are 22 times more likely than those without HPV-16 to...
20-Jan-2016 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Experimental Immunotherapy Zaps Two Most Lethal Ebola Virus Strains

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) have engineered the first antibodies that can potently neutralize the two deadliest strains of the virus that causes...
7-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Arms Race Between Ebola Virus and Bats, Waged for Millions of Years

Ebola virus and bats have been waging a molecular battle for survival that may have started at least 25 million years ago, according to a study led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the University of Colorado-Boulder...
23-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stress in Older People Increases Risk for Pre-Alzheimer’s Condition


Feeling stressed out increases the likelihood that elderly people will develop mild cognitive impairment—often a prelude to full-blown Alzheimer’s disease. In a new study, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health...
4-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Montefiore-Einstein Investigators Present Research at 2015 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Investigators at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC), Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s NCI–designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center and The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore will present their research findings at the...
4-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST 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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