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Silencing the Speech Gene FOXP2 Causes Breast Cancer Cells to Metastasize

A research team led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has identified an unexpected link between a transcription factor known to regulate speech and language development and metastatic colonization of breast cancer.
22-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Three-Minute Assessment Successfully Identifies Delirium in Hospitalized Elders

Investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have developed a brief and simple method to help hospital care providers recognize delirium in elderly patients
15-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Elliot L. Chaikof, MD, PhD, Elected to Institute of Medicine

Elliot L. Chaikof, MD, PhD, Chair of the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been elected to the Institute of Medicine.
20-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

New Research Findings Could Pave the Way for a Fructose Tolerance Test

Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center report that the FGF21 hormone may be a reliable predictor of altered fructose metabolism and provide the basis for a "fructose tolerance test."
10-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Researchers Looks at Impact of Patient-to-Physician Messaging

While it may take time before it’s known what impact email exchanges might have on patients and their care, a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) offers some early insights into the effects on doctors, suggesting that...
10-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Class of "Good" Fats Offers A Promising Direction for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

The surprising discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control offers a promising new avenue for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes.
7-Oct-2014 6:10 PM EDT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Awarded $20 Million Grant to Study Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for HIV

BIDMC has received a $20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to evaluate and test broadly neutralizing antibodies for the treatment of HIV.
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Reveals New Clues to Understand Brain Stimulation

A new study by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that brain networks -- the interconnected pathways that link brain circuits to one another -- can help guide site selection for brain stimulation therapies.
25-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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