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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 26, 2016, 10:00 ET Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Awarded $3 Million for HIV Prevention

 Researchers at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Columbia University Medical Center, have been awarded nearly $3 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 25, 2016, 14:00 ET Obese Young Adults Unaware of Kidney Disease Risk, Study Finds

Many young adults with abdominal obesity exhibit a readily detectable risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD), yet the vast majority don't...


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,...


Apr 25, 2016, 13:16 ET Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Announce Collaboration with Albert Einstein College of Medicine to Advance Cancer Research and Drug Discovery

 Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co., Ltd (SHA: 600276) announced today that they have entered into a research agreement with Albert Einstein College...


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 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 16, 2015, 13:00 ET Montefiore And Einstein Receive NIH Cancer Research Training Grant

The ability to discover the inner workings of cancerous tumors is incumbent upon a scientist's understanding of tumor pathophysiology and is...


Dec 16, 2015, 13:00 ET Montefiore And Einstein Receive NIH Cancer Research Training Grant

The ability to discover the inner workings of cancerous tumors is incumbent upon a scientist's understanding of tumor pathophysiology and is...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:05 ET Montefiore Health System And Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Announce New Chair Of Medicine

Leading endocrinology researcher and clinician Yaron Tomer, M.D., has been named professor and university chair of the Department of Medicine at...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:05 ET Montefiore Health System And Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Announce New Chair Of Medicine

Leading endocrinology researcher and clinician Yaron Tomer, M.D., has been named professor and university chair of the Department of Medicine at...


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...


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...


Sep 16, 2015, 13:00 ET Microbiome Implicated in Sickle Cell Disease -- But Antibiotics Can Counter Its Effects

 New research on sickle cell disease (SCD) has found that using antibiotics to deplete the body's microbiome may prevent acute sickle cell...


Aug 25, 2015, 16:07 ET Montefiore Delivers Quality & Cost Savings In Year 3 Of The Pioneer ACO Program

 Montefiore Health System announced another successful year in improving the quality and the experience of care of Medicare beneficiaries,...


Aug 19, 2015, 16:00 ET Severe Headache In Pregnant Women: When To Worry

 If a pregnant woman with high blood pressure and no history of headache suddenly develops a headache that quickly gets worse, she could be at...


May 26, 2015, 12:56 ET Study Identifies Ebola Virus's Achilles' Heel

 An international team including scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the U.S. Army Medical Research...