Research

TB Wars

TB Wars

The bacterium that causes tuberculosis is one of the world’s most persistent pathogens. Einstein researchers are attacking the disease on all fronts.  read article >

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Virtuosity in Vision Research

Virtuosity in Vision Research

The department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore, led by Dr. Roy Chuck, has made new inroads into understanding the structure of the eye and how the brain processes visual signals.  read article >

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Proteins and Drugs

Proteins and Drugs

Using animations and a walk through his lab, Dr. Steven Almo explains in lay terms why protein structure and shape are important in developing drugs to fight disease.  watch video >

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Unhealthy Hemoglobin Levels

Unhealthy Hemoglobin Levels

In a paper published in the April 13, 2016 online edition of the American Journal of Epidemiology, Geoffrey Kabat, Ph.D., Tom Rohan, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues report that women with mildly elevated or mildly depressed hemoglobin levels may be at increased risk … read more >

Insight into Cause of Cerebral Malaria

Insight into Cause of Cerebral Malaria

Infection by mosquito-borne Plasmodium species causes malaria, which remains a significant burden in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite anti-parasitic treatment, more than 25 percent of survivors suffer from brain damage known as cerebral malaria (CM). The World Health Organization reports that one child dies … read more >

Posted on: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

 

Posted on: Tuesday, April 05, 2016