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Montefiore and Einstein Test a New Drug Combination to Conquer COVID-19

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have begun the next stage of the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT), to evaluate treatment options for people hospitalized with severe COVID-19 infection. The new iteration of...
26-May-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children Not Immune to Coronavirus; New Study from Pandemic Epicenter Describes Severe COVID-19 Response in Children

While most children infected with the novel coronavirus have mild symptoms, a subset requires hospitalization and a small number require intensive care. A new report from pediatric anesthesiologists, infectious disease specialists and pediatricians...
19-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clinical Trial Begins to See if Convalescent Plasma Can Treat COVID-1

Montefiore Health System, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and NYU Langone have launched a new clinical trial to study if convalescent plasma—taken from people who have recovered from COVID-19—is effective in treating the disease.
29-Apr-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trial of Highly Touted Drug Begins at Montefiore and Einstein

Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have begun testing the drug hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19, as part of a nationwide trial sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...
29-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine Holds Early Graduation to Help Confront COVID-19 Pandemic

Answering the call for additional medical workers to join the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, today more than 100 medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine graduated a month early. Many of will immediately join the staff of...
17-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Slower Clearance of Coronavirus Infection May Explain Why Men Fare Worse Than Women

Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine showed for the first time that men clear the novel coronavirus from their bodies slower than women and found a possible explanation: a potential male-only...
17-Apr-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Trial for Potential Coronavirus Treatment is Underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine has joined a clinical trial to evaluate the experimental drug remdesivir to treat people who are hospitalized with severe COVID-19 infection.
3-Apr-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Einstein Receives $178 Million in NIH Funding in Fiscal Year 2019, Largest Annual Total in Institution’s History

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine secured $178 million from the National Institutes of Health in federal fiscal year 2019, marking the largest annual total in the institution’s history (excluding supplemental stimulus funding...
10-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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National Recognition for Einstein Montefiore Addiction Specialist

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., a New York City-based expert in opioid use disorder will serve on a national board advising the CDC on best approaches to address the nation's opioid epidemic.
21-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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Implicit Bias in Medicine - Expert Available to Discuss Issues and Approaches to Improve Communication and Patient Outcomes

7-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Ebola Researcher Explains Antibody Treatments, Need for a Therapy That Works Against All Strains of the Virus

15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, is one of the nation’s premier centers for research, medical education and clinical investigation. During the 2018-2019 academic year, Einstein is home to 711 M.D. students, 160 Ph.D. students, 107 students in the combined M.D./Ph.D. program, and 265 postdoctoral research fellows. The College of Medicine has more than 1,800 full-time faculty members located on the main campus and at its clinical affiliates. In 2018, Einstein received more than $172 million in awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This includes the funding of major research centers at Einstein in aging, intellectual development disorders, diabetes, cancer, clinical and translational research, liver disease, and AIDS. Other areas where the College of Medicine is concentrating its efforts include developmental brain research, neuroscience, cardiac disease, and initiatives to reduce and eliminate ethnic and racial health disparities. Its partnership with Montefiore, the University Hospital and academic medical center for Einstein, advances clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients. Einstein runs one of the largest residency and fellowship training programs in the medical and dental professions in the United States through Montefiore and an affiliation network involving hospitals and medical centers in the Bronx, Brooklyn and on Long Island. For more information, please visit www.einstein.yu.edu, read our blog, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and view us on YouTube.


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