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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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Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center Awarded FDA Grant for Clinical Trial on Experimental AML/MDS Treatment

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)—two related blood diseases that disproportionally strike older adults—are notoriously difficult to treat and associated with high relapse rates.
28-Nov-2023 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center Awarded Comprehensive Designation from the National Cancer Institute

The newly renamed Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center (MECCC) has been awarded comprehensive designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health, the ultimate standard achieved by only 55 other NCI...
12-Sep-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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World-Renowned Scientist and Researcher Yaron Tomer, MD, named the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at Einstein

Yaron Tomer, MD, has been named the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, effective October 2nd, 2023. Following a comprehensive national search, Dr. Tomer stood out as the clear choice to lead the College of...
8-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Test Shows Promise for Detecting Hard-to-Find Cervical Cancers

In findings with potentially important implications for cervical cancer screening, scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC) have developed a test for detecting a type of cervical cancer...
5-Sep-2023 4:05 AM EDT 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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