Blocking Key Signaling Chemical in the Immune System Stalls Chronic Inflammation and Insulin Resistance Tied to Obesity
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that blocking the action of a key signaling molecule in the immune system known as Netrin-1 stalls chronic inflammation and insulin resistance tied to obesity and often derived from fatty diets.
3/3/2014 1:00 PM EST
NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have found a biological weakness in the workings of the most commonly mutated gene involved in human cancers, known as mutant K-Ras, which they say can be exploited by drug chemotherapies to thwart tumor...
2/6/2014 11:00 AM EST
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Provide Over $50 Million to Advance Cancer Research and Treatment at NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Medical Center received an initial gift in excess of $50 million from Laura and Isaac Perlmutter and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Foundation Inc. to advance cancer research and treatment.
1/29/2014 12:00 PM EST
In one of the largest epidemiological studies of human gut bacteria and colorectal cancer ever conducted, a team of researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center has found a clear association between gut bacteria and colorectal cancer. The study,...
12/3/2013 5:00 PM EST
Researchers have linked a species of intestinal bacteria known as Prevotella copri to the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, the first demonstration in humans that the chronic inflammatory joint disease may be mediated in part by specific intestinal...
11/5/2013 12:00 PM EST
Experts from NYU Langone Present New Research at American College of Rheumatology 2013 Annual Meeting
Experts from NYU Langone’s Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology presented new research and participated in expert panel discussions at the American College of Rheumatology 2013 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, October 26-30.
10/30/2013 11:00 AM EDT
NYU School of Medicine announced today that Danny Reinberg, PhD, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, and head of the Reinberg Lab at NYU School of Medicine, has been...
10/21/2013 2:00 PM EDT
NYU Langone Ranked Number One for Overall Patient Safety and Quality According to UHC 2013 Quality and Accountability Study
NYU Langone Medical Center scored number one for overall patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers (AMCs) across the nation that participated in the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) 2013 Quality and Accountability...
10/17/2013 8:30 PM EDT
4/30/2013 2:40 PM EDT
NYU Langone Medical Center Physicians are available to discuss Back to School Issues for parents and teachers.
7/23/2010 1:00 PM EDT
May is Melanoma Awareness Month—calling attention to a disease that kills one American every hour. Melanoma however, if detected early, can often be successfully treated. Melanoma experts at NYU Langone Medical Center's Ronald O. Perelman...
4/30/2010 5:20 PM EDT
Cardiologists Judith Hochman and Larry Chinitz from NYU Langone Medical Center are available to discuss the complex issues surrounding sudden cardiac death.
6/16/2008 1:10 PM EDT
NYU Cancer Institute experts to discuss latest research news about skin, lung, and brain cancers.
4/4/2008 1:00 PM EDT
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in American women. More women than men die of cardiovascular disease. 462,000 women die annually, and 410,000 men die from the same cause, yet only 17 percent of cardiologists...
1/11/2008 1:00 PM EST