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5-Minute Test Leads to Better Care for People with Dementia in the Primary Care Setting

The underdiagnosis of dementia, especially among Black and Hispanic patients, is a long-standing challenge in medicine.
3-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine Names Marla Keller, M.D., Executive Dean

Marla Keller, M.D., a national leader in academic medicine and in clinical and translational research and training, has been appointed executive dean at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
3-Jun-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Strengthening CAR-T Therapy to Work Against Solid Tumors

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute-designated Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center (MECCC) have shown that a breakthrough therapy for treating blood cancers can be adapted to treat solid tumors—an advance that could transform...
7-May-2024 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine Names Yoon Kang, M.D., Vice Dean for Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has appointed nationally recognized education leader Yoon Kang, M.D., as its inaugural vice dean for education, following a national search.
7-May-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making Long-Term Memories Requires Nerve-Cell Damage

Just as you can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that you can’t make long-term memories without DNA damage and brain inflammation. Their surprising findings were published...
26-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Iron Restriction Keeps Blood Stem Cells Young

As we age, our hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells (HSCs) become less able to produce new red and white blood cells and other vital blood components—contributing to chronic inflammation and accelerating the onset of blood cancers and...
8-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physician Scientists Underrepresented in Medicine to Conduct Health Equity Research at Montefiore and Einstein

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to provide advanced research training to post-graduate trainees from groups that are underrepresented in medicine...
6-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Einstein Receives $10.9 Million Grant to Validate Remote Cognitive Testing for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Neurologists often diagnose Alzheimer’s disease after evaluating patients during lengthy, in-person office visits.
18-Dec-2023 9:30 AM 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

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 is one of the nation’s premier centers for research, medical education and clinical investigation. During the 2020-21 academic year, Einstein is home to 721 M.D. students, 178 Ph.D. students, 109 students in the combined M.D./Ph.D. program, and 265 postdoctoral research fellows. The College of Medicine has more than 1,900 full-time faculty members located on the main campus and at its clinical affiliates. In 2020, Einstein received more than $197 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 einsteinmed.org, read our blog, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and view us on YouTube.



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