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Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, Named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center

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Internationally renowned cancer biologist Benjamin Neel, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Dr. Neel will officially...
23-Oct-2014 10:40 AM EDT

New Study Demonstrates Advances in Creating Treatment for Common Childhood Blood Cancer

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center conclude new drug in development may offer first alternative to standard chemotherapy for T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
20-Oct-2014 9:40 AM EDT

NYU Langone Medical Center to Spearhead Multi-Institutional MRSA Research Funded by the National Institutes of Health

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NYU Langone Medical Center leads a consortium of hospitals under a mjaor contract from the National Institutes of Health to discover the fundamental immunology and microbial genetics of staphylococcus aureus, one of the most common pathogens leading...
15-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

More Appropriate Use of Cardiac Stress Testing With Imaging Could Reduce Health Costs, Improve Patient Outcomes

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising healthcare costs and unnecessary radiation exposure to...
8-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Study Links Socioeconomic Factors and Fashion Trends Over the Past Century to Increased Incidence of Melanoma

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Dermatology researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center examined extenuating factors, such as socioeconomic trends and changes in fashion, that may have contributed to rise in melanoma over the past century.
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Scientists Identify Key Factor That Maintains Stem Cell Identity

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A protein implicated in several cancers appears to play a pivotal role in keeping stem cells in an immature “pluripotent” state, according to a new study by NYU Langone Medical Center scientists.
24-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

NYU Langone Scientists Report Reliable and Highly Efficient Method for Making Stem Cells

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NYU Langone Medical Center scientists have found a way to boost dramatically the efficiency of the process for turning adult cells into so-called pluripotent stem cells by combining three well-known compounds, including vitamin C.
16-Sep-2014 11:15 AM EDT

Brain Imaging Research Pinpoints Neurobiological Basis for Key Symptoms Associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Like Listlessness and Emotional Detachment in Trauma Victims

In a novel brain-imaging study among trauma victims, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have linked an opioid receptor in the brain -- associated with emotions -- to a narrow cluster of trauma symptoms, including sadness, emotional...
15-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says the chairman of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, an expert in adolescent skin conditions.
17-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Almost Three Decades Later, ABCDEs of Melanoma Detection Established at NYU Langone Medical Center Continues to Save Lives

The acronym "ABCDE", created by NYU Langone Medical Center dermatologists, aids in self-examination of skin lesions -- and helps reduce the risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
5-May-2014 1:15 PM EDT

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

30-Apr-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.
23-Jul-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...
30-Apr-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.
16-Jun-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-Apr-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...
11-Jan-2008 1:00 PM EST

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