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20 Dec, 2016, 12:01 ET Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives Major Federal Grant for Research into Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Albert Einstein College of Medicine a five-year, $6 million grant to fund the Rose F. Kennedy...


08 Dec, 2016, 16:02 ET NIH Funds Center for Diabetes Translation Research led by Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System a five-year,...


07 Dec, 2016, 16:11 ET Brain Activity May Predict Risk of Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older Americans and all too often lead to physical decline and loss of...


01 Dec, 2016, 10:00 ET Einstein And Penn State Researchers Awarded $12.2 Million To Study Alzheimer's Disease

The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Pennsylvania State University a five-year,...


05 Oct, 2016, 13:00 ET Maximum Human Lifespan Has Already Been Reached, Einstein Researchers Conclude

A study published online today in Nature by Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists suggests that it may not be possible to extend the human...


27 Sep, 2016, 11:04 ET NIH Funds Research to See if Gut Microbiomes of Hispanics/Latinos Influence Their Diabetes Risk

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $3.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to investigate the...


08 Sep, 2016, 14:00 ET New 'Trojan Horse' Antibody Strategy Shows Promise Against All Ebola Viruses

In research published online today in Science, a team of scientists describe a new therapeutic strategy to target a hidden Achilles' heel shared by...


15 Aug, 2016, 10:16 ET Einstein-Montefiore and CUNY Research Team Receives $9.4 Million To Lead Study of HIV/AIDS Care in Central Africa

 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore, in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), have received a $9.4 million...


11 Jul, 2016, 11:53 ET Home-based Intervention Aims To Curb Childhood Tooth Decay And Obesity In The Bronx

 More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language...


05 Jul, 2016, 13:02 ET Living Longer Associated with Living Healthier, Study of Centenarians Finds

Research has shown that the human lifespan has the potential to be extended. But would this merely mean people living longer in poor health? The...


27 Jun, 2016, 10:25 ET Einstein Education Researcher Selected as Macy Faculty Scholar

 Cristina Gonzalez, M.D., M.Ed. , associate professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending physician at...


09 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET Concussion Outcome Predicted Using Advanced Imaging

 Using an advanced imaging technique, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System were able to predict...


10 May, 2016, 14:00 ET Dr. Kamran Khodakhah Named Chair Of Neuroscience At Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has named Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D. chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience. Dr. Khodakhah,...


25 Feb, 2016, 09:00 ET Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified

 Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is the most common form of childhood arthritis. It appears to be an autoimmune disease, caused by...


18 Feb, 2016, 16:00 ET Overdose Deaths from Common Sedatives Have Surged, New Study Finds

Headlines about America's worsening drug epidemic have focused on deaths from opioids—heroin and prescription painkillers such as OxyContin....


21 Jan, 2016, 12:03 ET Study Examines Link Between HPV and Risk of Head and Neck Cancers

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that when human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 is detected in peoples' mouths, they are 22...


13 Jan, 2016, 06:15 ET Experimental Immunotherapy Zaps Two Most Lethal Ebola Virus Strains

 Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) have...


23 Dec, 2015, 14:43 ET Study Reveals Arms Race Between Ebola Virus and Bats, Waged for Millions of Years

Ebola virus and bats have been waging a molecular battle for survival that may have started at least 25 million years ago, according to a study led...


11 Dec, 2015, 17:00 ET Stress in Older People Increases Risk for Pre-Alzheimer's Condition

 Feeling stressed out increases the likelihood that elderly people will develop mild cognitive impairment—often a prelude to full-blown...


20 Mar, 2015, 16:20 ET Einstein's Class of 2015 Celebrates Another Strong Match Day

As graduating medical students around the country learn their professional fates, members of the class of 2015 at Albert Einstein College of...


07 Jan, 2015, 12:31 ET Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

A study of nearly a half-million Americans has found that following cancer prevention guidelines from the American Cancer Society may modestly...


19 Dec, 2014, 16:30 ET Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System Name New Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

 Sharmila Makhija, M.D., M.B.A., has been named professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at...


11 Dec, 2014, 00:01 ET Short Sleep Duration and Sleep-Related Breathing Problems Increase Obesity Risk in Kids

Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15, according to new research...


30 Sep, 2014, 17:49 ET Comprehensive Study of Allergic Deaths in U.S. Finds Medications are Main Culprit

In the news release, Comprehensive Study of Allergic Deaths in U.S. Finds Medications are Main Culprit, issued 30-Sep-2014 by Albert Einstein...


22 Sep, 2014, 12:00 ET Brainwave Test Could Improve Autism Diagnosis And Classification

A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to...