Research

Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Einstein scientists are finding ways to dial the immune system up or down. This strategy could play a significant role in treating cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, arthritis and other major diseases.  read article >

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Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

From the lab to the field, Einstein-Montefiore researchers are actively seeking new treatments for the deadly mosquito-borne illness—with a special focus on cerebral malaria.  read article >

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Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Kartik Chandran, Ph.D., describes the strategies he and his colleagues are using to develop treatments for Ebola viral infections. A 3-D animation shows how Ebola enters a cell and delivers its payload.  watch video >

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Cracking Huntington’s Disease

Cracking Huntington’s Disease

A paper by Mark Mehler, M.D., published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA (PNAS), found that when the pathogenic protein, mutant huntingtin (mHtt), was expressed solely during embryonic development it can trigger characteristic features of Huntington’s disease (HD), an … read more >

Insights into Cellular Transport of Macromolecules

Insights into Cellular Transport of Macromolecules

The nuclear pore complex (NPC) tightly regulates the movement of large molecules between the cell nucleus and cytoplasm. While small molecules like water pass easily through the NPC, large molecules must bind to transport factors (TFs) that traverse the pore’s central core … read more >

Posted on: Friday, May 27, 2016

 

Posted on: Wednesday, May 25, 2016