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Study Finds That Children’s Immune Response Protects Against COVID-19

The first study comparing the immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19 has detected key differences that may contribute to understanding why children usually have milder disease than adults. The findings also have important implications...
21-Sep-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding ‘Chemo Brain’ in Children: Researchers Secure $4.6 Million NIH Grant to Identify Those at Risk

Chemotherapy usually cures children diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but the treatment may hamper brain development and impact key cognitive functions including sensory processing, memory, and attention. Researchers at Albert...
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Gut Microbiome Translates Stress Into Sickle Cell Crises

A new study shows how chronic psychological stress leads to painful vessel-clogging episodes—the most common complication of sickle-cell disease (SCD) and a frequent cause of hospitalizations. The findings, made in mice, show that the gut...
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Britta Will, Ph.D., Wins Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Cancer Research

Britta Will, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and of cell biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has won a 2020 Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. Dr. Will is one of seven New York City area-based...
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Earle Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Appointed Director of Research in Department of Family and Social Medicine at Einstein and Montefiore

Earle Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been appointed director of the division of research in the department of family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System. In this role, Dr. Chambers will help...
29-Jul-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH Awards $9.5 Million for Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a $9.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center (ES-DRC). The multi-institutional center is a leader in basic,...
27-Jul-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Edward Chu, M.D., M.M.S., To Lead Cancer Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System today announced that Edward Chu, M.D., M.M.S., has been named director of the National Cancer Institute-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center; vice president for cancer medicine at...
22-Jul-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Blood Test Identifies Benefits and Risks of Steroid Treatment in COVID-19 Patients

A new study led by Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System confirms the findings of the large scale British trial of steroid use for COVID-19 patients and advances the research by answering several key questions: Which...
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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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