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Aug 11, 2017, 12:27 ET Einstein Researchers Awarded Three NIH Grants Totaling $12 Million To Fight Virulent Viruses

The NIH has awarded Einstein researchers three grants totaling more than $12 million to protect against three deadly viruses—Ebola, Marburg and...


Aug 08, 2017, 10:49 ET First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana's Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

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


Jul 26, 2017, 13:05 ET Brain Cells Found to Control Aging

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body....


Jun 09, 2017, 15:30 ET NIH Funds NYC Center for AIDS Research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Rockefeller University, The City University...


May 18, 2017, 12:53 ET Researchers Discover First Human Antibodies That Work Against All Ebolaviruses

After analyzing the blood of a survivor of the 2013-16 Ebola outbreak, a team of scientists from academia, industry and the government has...


Apr 26, 2017, 17:41 ET Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Global health leader and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., will deliver the keynote...


Dec 20, 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...


Dec 08, 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,...


Dec 07, 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...


Dec 01, 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,...


Oct 05, 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...


Sep 27, 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...


Sep 08, 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...


Aug 15, 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...


Jul 11, 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...


Jul 05, 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...


Jun 27, 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...


Jun 09, 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...


May 10, 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,...


Feb 25, 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...


Feb 18, 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....


Jan 21, 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...


Jan 13, 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...


Dec 23, 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...


Dec 11, 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...