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Oct 05, 2020, 12:32 ET NIH Awards $13.8 Million for Studies on the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., M.S., an international leader in aging and cognition research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health...


Sep 21, 2020, 14:00 ET Study Finds That Children's Immune Response Protects Against COVID-19

The first study comparing the immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19 has detected key differences that may contribute to understanding ...


Aug 11, 2020, 10:25 ET Understanding 'Chemo Brain' in Children: Researchers Secure $4.6 Million NIH Grant to Identify Those at Risk

Chemotherapy usually cures children diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but the treatment may hamper brain development and impact key...


Jul 30, 2020, 09:14 ET Britta Will, Ph.D., Wins Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Cancer Research

Britta Will, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and of cell biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has won a 2020 Pershing Square Sohn...


Jul 29, 2020, 11:10 ET Earle Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Appointed Director of Research in Department of Family and Social Medicine at Einstein and Montefiore

Earle Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been appointed director of the division of research in the department of family and social medicine at Albert...


Jul 22, 2020, 10:51 ET Edward Chu, M.D., M.M.S., To Lead Cancer Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System today announced that Edward Chu, M.D., M.M.S., has been named director of the...


Jul 22, 2020, 05:59 ET Common Blood Test Identifies Benefits and Risks of Steroid Treatment in COVID-19 Patients

A new study led by Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System confirms the findings of the large scale British trial of steroid ...


Jun 19, 2020, 13:25 ET COVID-19 Pandemic Dramatically Increased Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Cases and Deaths in New York City

The COVID-19 pandemic in New York City caused a surge in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and deaths, according to a study co-authored by researchers...


Apr 17, 2020, 17:07 ET Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Holds Early Graduation To Help Confront COVID-19 Pandemic

Answering the call for additional medical workers to join the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, today more than 100 medical students at Albert...


Dec 10, 2019, 15:03 ET Einstein Receives $178 Million in NIH Funding in Fiscal Year 2019, Largest Annual Total in Institution's History

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine secured $178 million from the National Institutes of Health in federal fiscal year 2019, marking...


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 ...