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Oct 10, 2019, 17:03 ET Albert Einstein College of Medicine and CUNY School of Public Health Collaborate to Offer Medical Students M.D./M.P.H. Program

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) announced an agreement today to offer...


Sep 06, 2019, 13:58 ET 9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked to Heart Disease Among NYC Firefighters

A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) dust is associated with a significantly increased...


Aug 19, 2019, 17:51 ET On Becoming a Physician: New Einstein Students Receive White Coats and Stethoscopes

Members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine's class of 2023 received monogrammed white coats and stethoscopes last week in a ceremony marked with...


Jul 10, 2019, 17:00 ET Novel Therapy for Acute Migraine Shows Promise in Phase 3 Clinical Trial

A drug belonging to a new generation of acute migraine headache treatments was found to eliminate pain and reduce bothersome symptoms for people with ...


Jul 03, 2019, 14:24 ET First Complete Wiring Diagram of an Animal's Nervous System

In a study published online today in Nature, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine describe the first complete wiring diagram of the...


Jun 07, 2019, 10:46 ET NIH Grant Funds $23 Million Study of Diseases Affecting People Living with HIV

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a seven-year, $23 million grant to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and...


May 24, 2019, 13:19 ET Sanjay Gupta, M.D., Urges Graduates at Albert Einstein College of Medicine to "Do Good and Be Good"

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, told graduates of Albert Einstein College of Medicine to embrace fear, savor opportunities to do ...


May 01, 2019, 16:24 ET Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., cell biologist and internationally recognized expert on the cellular process autophagy, has been elected to the...


Apr 22, 2019, 16:29 ET Forbes Ranks Albert Einstein College of Medicine Among the Nation's Best Midsize Employers

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in...


Apr 04, 2019, 09:24 ET New $22 Million Project Targets Deadly Viruses

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded an international consortium led by Albert Einstein College of Medicine, ...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:47 ET Some Children Can "Recover" From Autism, but Problems Often Remain

Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong...


Mar 04, 2019, 12:32 ET Albert Einstein College of Medicine Achieves Independent Degree-Granting Authority

More than six decades after it first opened its doors, Albert Einstein College of Medicine is now an independent academic institution, with the...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:00 ET Brain's Cerebellum Found to Influence Addictive and Social Behavior

In a study published online today in the journal Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, prove for the first ...


Oct 25, 2018, 12:04 ET Novel Combination Therapy Promotes Wound Healing

By incorporating a gene-suppressing drug into an over-the-counter gel, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their colleagues cut...


Jul 31, 2018, 10:57 ET Soccer Heading Worse for Women's Brains than for Men's

Women's brains are much more vulnerable than men's to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein ...


Jun 22, 2018, 10:59 ET Scientists Discover How Antiviral Gene Works

It's been known for years that humans and other mammals possess an antiviral gene called RSAD2 that prevents a remarkable range of viruses from...


Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 ET Blood Cancer Precursor Found in 9/11 Firefighters

A study in today's issue of JAMA Oncology reports that New York City firefighters exposed to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster site face an...


Jan 24, 2018, 01:59 ET Previously Unknown Ocean Virus Family May Also Populate the Human Gut

A newly discovered family of viruses appears to play a major role in killing marine bacteria and maintaining the ocean's ecology. Preliminary...


Oct 19, 2017, 14:31 ET Study Shows How Nerves Drive Prostate Cancer

In a study in today's issue of Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore Medicine, report that certain nerves...


Oct 16, 2017, 11:27 ET Einstein Researchers Share $9 Million Grant to Find Anti-Aging Therapies

Scientists now believe that the Fountain of Youth flows from our genes, or at least from the genes of people who live healthy lives to age 100 or...


Oct 09, 2017, 13:23 ET Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing...


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, $3.8 ...


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 of...