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On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

Einstein and Montefiore lead the nation in clinical, research and training programs for addiction medicine. Drs. Julia Arnsten and Chinazo Cunningham discuss their research and implementation of innovative opioid addiction treatment regimens.  watch video >

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Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

In 2006, when Lindsy Osouna was on the cusp of her third trimester, prenatal testing showed that her daughter would be born with sickle-cell disease (SCD).  read article >

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Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Rare diseases affect millions of children worldwide. Einstein scientists and Montefiore doctors are linking laboratory findings with clinical observations to uncover clues to these disabling and deadly conditions.  read article >

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Targeting TB Enzymes

Targeting TB Enzymes

Myobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), infects a third of the world population and is a leading cause of mortality. However, drug-resistant strains of Mtb continue to hinder TB control efforts. In a study published online on January 30 … read more >

Imaging the Effects of Hydrocephalus Shunts

Imaging the Effects of Hydrocephalus Shunts

Hydrocephalus, a chronic condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain, is treated with a fluid-draining tube called a shunt. Although shunts do save lives, their long-term effects on the brain are unknown. Mark E. Wagshul, Ph.D., and colleagues at … read more >

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