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$2.5 Million Grant Will Establish Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Training Program at Einstein and Montefiore

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have received a $2.5 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to establish a training program to improve the practice of...
17-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Tracking How Breast Cancer Spreads: Einstein receives $10M NIH Grant

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a $10 million grant to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to fund research into how breast cancer cells move and spread in...
19-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Test Predicts If Breast Cancer Will Spread

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The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)─designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and was published online...
3-Jun-2014 1:45 PM EDT

Study Shows Environmental Influences May Cause Autism in Some Cases

Research by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine may help explain how some cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can result from environmental influences rather than gene mutations. The findings, published online today in PLOS...
28-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Study Identifies How Signals Trigger Cancer Cells to Spread

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Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a signaling pathway in cancer cells that controls their ability to invade nearby tissues in a finely orchestrated manner. The findings offer insights into the...
22-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Physical Activity Can Protect Overweight Women from Risk for Heart Disease

For otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease, according to a study that followed nearly 900 women for seven years. These findings were reported in a paper...
16-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Cancer Stem Cells Under the Microscope at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Symposium

Healthy stem cells work to restore or repair the body’s tissues, but cancer stem cells have a more nefarious mission: to spawn malignant tumors. Cancer stem cells were discovered a decade ago, but their origins and identity remain largely...
13-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Investigating the Role of Aging and Poor Nutrition on Colon Cancer: NIH Awards Einstein $3.2 Million Grant

Two risk factors – getting older and eating poorly – are implicated in more than 80 percent of colon cancer cases in developed countries. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have received a $3.2 million...
8-May-2014 3:20 PM EDT

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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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