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Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receive $2.6 Million NIH Grant to Develop Targeted Cancer Immunotherapies

Researchers, led by Steven Almo, Ph.D., and Chandan Guha, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $2.6 million NIH grant to make immunotherapy agents that are more precise and effective at treating various...
19-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maximum Human Lifespan Has Already Been Reached, Einstein Researchers Conclude


A study published online today in Nature by Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists suggests that it may not be possible to extend the human life span beyond the ages already attained by the oldest people on record.
3-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Research to See if Gut Microbiomes of Hispanics/Latinos Influence Their Diabetes Risk

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $3.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate the role of the gut microbiome in the development of type 2 diabetes among Hispanics/Latinos, the...
27-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New ‘Trojan Horse’ Antibody Strategy Shows Promise Against All Ebola Viruses

In research published in Science, a team of scientists describe a new therapeutic strategy to target a hidden Achilles’ heel shared by all known types of Ebola virus. Two antibodies developed with this strategy blocked the invasion of human cells...
6-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Research to Detect Tuberculosis Progression in People with HIV


Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death worldwide among people infected with HIV. But as yet, no test can reliably show when latent (inactive) TB infections in people with HIV starts progressing to active—and potentially fatal—TB...
29-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Einstein-Montefiore and CUNY Research Team Receives $9.4 Million to Lead Study of HIV/AIDS Care in Central Africa

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore, in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), have received a $9.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead research in Central Africa to improve clinical...
15-Aug-2016 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Home-Based Intervention Aims to Curb Childhood Tooth Decay and Obesity in the Bronx

More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language barriers, unfamiliar with health resources, and burdened by poverty, they are at high risk for health problems. And...
11-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Living Longer Associated with Living Healthier, Study of Centenarians Finds

In a study of nearly 3,000 people, Einstein researchers have found that those who live 95 years or more are able to stave off age-related disease, with serious sickness compressed into only a few years late in life.
5-Jul-2016 1:30 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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