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Dec 17, 2014, 13:00 ET

"Master Regulator" Gene -- Long Tied To Autism Disorders -- Can Stimulate Other Genes Involved In Early Brain Development

Chemical modifications to DNA's packaging -- known as epigenetic changes -- can activate or repress genes involved in autism spectrum disorders...

Dec 16, 2014, 18:22 ET

New Technology Advances Eye Tracking As Biomarker for Brain Function and Recovery From Brain Injury

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed new technology that can assess the location and impact of a brain injury merely by...

Dec 15, 2014, 21:25 ET

A Novel Tool To Study Life-Threatening Arrhythmias: A Genetically Engineered Pig

 Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed the first large animal model of an inherited arrhythmic syndrome - an advance that...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Early Adoption Of Robotic Surgery Leads To Organ Preservation For Kidney Cancer Patients

Patients with operable kidney cancers were more likely to have a partial nephrectomy -- the recommended treatment for localized tumors -- when...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:39 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center to Affiliate

 NYU Langone Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center announced approval by their boards of an affiliation agreement that will bring the two...

Nov 03, 2014, 16:12 ET

New Tool Could Help Reshape The Limits Of Synthetic Biology

 NYU Langone yeast geneticists report they have developed a novel tool -- dubbed "the telomerator" -- that could redefine the limits of...

Oct 30, 2014, 18:44 ET

For Returning Veterans Suffering From Both Mental Health And Substance Abuse Challenges, Treatment Can Be Found Under One Roof

 The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from...

Oct 24, 2014, 13:52 ET
NYU Langone team receives 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award last evening at UHC's annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NYU Langone Scores #1 for Overall Patient Safety and Quality Among Leading Academic Medical Centers Participating in University HealthSystem Consortium 2014 Quality and Accountability Study

 For the second year in a row, NYU Langone Medical Center, which includes Tisch Hospital and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD), scored...

Oct 23, 2014, 12:00 ET
Benjamin G. Neel, Md, Phd, Named Director Of The Laura And Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center At NYU Langone Medical Center

Benjamin G. Neel, Md, PhD, Named Director Of The Laura And Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center At NYU Langone Medical Center

Internationally renowned cancer biologist Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, an expert in the field of cell signal transduction, has been named Director of...

Oct 08, 2014, 17:00 ET

Novel Protein in Heart Muscle Linked to Cardiac Short-Circuiting, Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Deaths

Cardiovascular scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified in mouse models a protein known as Pcp4 as a regulator of the heart's...

Jan 14, 2013, 14:04 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center Today Resumes Additional Services And Opens New Urgent Care Center While Emergency Department Remains Temporarily Closed

 NYU Langone Medical Center is pleased to announce that it resumed additional services effective today, including all pediatric services and...

Dec 27, 2012, 10:13 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center Today Resumes Inpatient Services At Tisch Hospital And Anticipates A Return Of Nearly All Services by End of January

 NYU Langone Medical Center announced that, effective today, inpatient services at Tisch Hospital and its Schwartz Health Care Center resumed...

Aug 01, 2011, 09:00 ET

NIH Awards $84 Million Grant to NYU Langone Medical Center and Partnering Institutions for First-of-Its-Kind Comparative Effectiveness ISCHEMIA Clinical Trial

NYU Langone Medical Center announced it has received an $84 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), of the...

Jun 14, 2011, 10:50 ET

Patient Identification "In The Palm Of Your Hand"

NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that it is the first medical center in the Northeast to use PatientSecure™ -- a cutting-edge...

Jun 06, 2011, 00:01 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center Raises $1 Billion in Less Than 4 Years

NYU Langone Medical Center announced that it has reached a historic and unprecedented philanthropic milestone, raising $1 billion in less than four...

Dec 16, 2010, 11:22 ET

Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, Internationally Renowned Scientist, to be Inaugural Director of New Neuroscience Institute and Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience

NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that it has appointed internationally renowned scientist and leader Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, as the...

Mar 31, 2009, 08:00 ET

New Study Suggests Rx Estrogen Delivery Through the Skin May Show Safety Benefits as Opposed to Oral Delivery

Transdermal delivery of estrogen therapy available by prescription "seems not to alter" the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), or blood...

Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

NYU Medical Center Changes Name to Honor Chairman of Board & Wife

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Medical Center (http://www.med.nyu.edu/) today announced it will be renamed the NYU Elaine A. and Kenneth...