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Memory Accuracy and Strength Can Be Manipulated During Sleep

The sense of smell might seem intuitive, almost something you take for granted. But researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center have found that memory of specific odors depends on the ability of the brain to learn, process and recall accurately and...
4/7/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Married People Less Likely to Have Cardiovascular Problems, According to Large-Scale Study by Researchers at NYU Langone

Marriage is criticized for many things — justly and unjustly — but not heart disease, according to findings of a recent study conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.
3/28/2014 7:30 AM EDT

Scientists Synthesize First Functional "Designer" Chromosome in Yeast

An international team of scientists led by Jef Boeke, PhD, director of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Institute for Systems Genetics, has synthesized the first functional chromosome in yeast, an important step in the emerging field of synthetic...
3/24/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Tanveer P. Mir, MD, to Become Chair-Elect of Board of Regents of National Physicians’ Group

Tanveer Mir, MD, Director of Outpatient Palliative Care at NYU Langone medical center, has been named Chair-Elect of the American College of Physicians, the largest physician organization in the United States.
3/14/2014 9:55 AM EDT

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

Weakness Exposed in Most Common Cancer Gene

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

Gut Microbes May Be a Risk Factor for Colorectal Cancer

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

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NYU Langone Experts Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Stroke

4/30/2013 2:40 PM EDT

Experts at NYU Langone Medical Center Offer Back To School Tips

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: Skin Cancer Experts Are Available For Interviews

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

Issues Surrounding Sudden Cardiac Death

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 Cancer News

NYU Cancer Institute experts to discuss latest research news about skin, lung, and brain cancers.
4/4/2008 1:00 PM EDT

Female Cardiology Experts Available to Discuss Women's Heart Health Issues

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

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