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28 Apr, 2017, 15:19 ET KiDS Of NYU Langone 2017 Springfling Gala Celebrates Nearly $7.5 Million

NYU Langone Medical Center held its 26th annual KiDS of NYU Langone Springfling Gala on the evening of April 27, 2017, at The Plaza Hotel. This...


20 Apr, 2017, 13:08 ET NYU Langone Research Leads to Accelerated Approval of Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy Drug

Findings from a clinical trial led by a researcher at NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center helped pave the way for the recent,...


17 Apr, 2017, 04:00 ET Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country's ability to meet the growing demand for...


13 Apr, 2017, 05:00 ET Could New York Neighborhood Noise Be Good for Poor Residents?

Loud workplace noise has been found by many studies to cause harm, but a recent analysis links the sounds of all-night car horn blasts and...


11 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Cancer Geneticist To Lead New High Risk Program At NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center

Medical oncologist Ophira Ginsburg, MD, has joined NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center as director of its new High Risk Program, which...


10 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Clinician-Researcher To Lead New Bone Marrow Transplantation Initiative

Hematologist-oncologist Ahmad Samer Al-Homsi MD, MBA, will lead a new bone marrow transplantation program at NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center...


07 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Deep Brain Stimulation Decreases Tics in Young Adults with Severe Tourette Syndrome

A surgical technique that sends electrical impulses to a specific area of the brain reduces the "tics," or involuntary movements and vocal...


06 Apr, 2017, 13:54 ET Newfound Signal Helps Pancreatic Cancer Cells Hide from the Immune System

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Perlmutter Cancer Center have uncovered a critical pathway by which pancreatic cancer cells turn...


05 Apr, 2017, 17:01 ET Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease

Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to higher risk for stroke, heart attack, and death in people with pre-existing coronary...


02 Apr, 2017, 13:00 ET New Gene-Based Blood Tests Identify More Skin Cancers

Genetic testing of tumor and blood fluid samples from people with and without one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer has shown that...


17 Mar, 2017, 03:01 ET Degree of Spinal Deformity Affects Hip Replacement Surgery Success

People with spinal deformity also requiring a total hip replacement are at greater risk for dislocation or follow-up revision surgery, suggesting...


16 Mar, 2017, 03:01 ET Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions,...


14 Mar, 2017, 03:01 ET Recommendations Developed To Reduce Radiation Exposure in Pediatric Orthopedic Patients

Pediatric patients are particularly vulnerable to radiation exposure from medical imaging, according to numerous studies, potentially raising their...


13 Mar, 2017, 13:20 ET Genetic Analysis Better Explains How Uterine Cancers Resist Treatment

Researchers have charted the complex molecular biology of uterine carcinosarcoma, a rare and aggressive gynecologic cancer, according to a study...


09 Mar, 2017, 15:55 ET Researchers Assemble Five New Synthetic Chromosomes

A global research team has built five new synthetic yeast chromosomes, meaning that 30 percent of a key organism's genetic material has...


07 Mar, 2017, 17:45 ET NYU Langone Medical Center's 2017 FACES Gala Raises $4.7 Million To Support Epilepsy Research, Education & Care

On the evening of March 6, 2017, more than 700 guests attended NYU Langone Medical Center's annual Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES)...


06 Mar, 2017, 17:07 ET Available Drug May Protect Ovaries and Fertility From Damage by Chemotherapies

A drug already used to slow tumor growth may also prevent infertility caused by standard chemotherapies, according to a study published online...


03 Mar, 2017, 14:03 ET Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic At NYU Langone And VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Formalize Partnership To Address Mental Health For Veterans And Their Families

Seeking to further enhance mental health services for veterans and their families, the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic (MFC) at NYU Langone...


02 Mar, 2017, 14:00 ET Study Finds New Mechanism to Control Information Flow in the Brain

Specialized nerve cells, known as somatostatin-expressing (Sst) interneurons, in the outer part of the mammalian brain (or cerebral cortex) — play...


27 Feb, 2017, 10:00 ET NYU Langone Expands Its Transgender Program With Recruitment Of Renowned Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, one of the country's notable reconstructive specialists in transgender surgery, recently joined the faculty of NYU...


24 Feb, 2017, 15:14 ET 2017 Adults In Toyland Casino Night Raises $835,000 To Improve The Lives Of Children Being Treated At NYU Langone

NYU Langone Medical Center's "Adults in Toyland Casino Night" raised $835,000 to support programs at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center...


23 Feb, 2017, 18:40 ET New Assay May Lead to a Cure for Debilitating Inflammatory Joint Disease

Current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis relieve the inflammation that leads to joint destruction, but the immunologic defect that...


22 Feb, 2017, 08:00 ET Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Combined With Computer Games At Home Reduces Cognitive Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with multiple sclerosis had better problem solving ability and response time after training with a technology called transcranial direct...


13 Feb, 2017, 14:23 ET Gene That Helps Form Trauma-Related Memories May Also Help Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A specific gene that helps form memories from traumatic events can be manipulated – and in doing so may actually help prevent post-traumatic stress...


10 Feb, 2017, 14:09 ET Newfound Effect of Cancer Drug May Expand its Use

A drug first designed to prevent cancer cells from multiplying has a second effect: it switches immune cells that turn down the body's attack on...