Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Battling Breast Cancer in Ethiopia
Dr. Carol Harris's work with local caregivers & leaders is addressing Ethiopia's growing breast cancer rates.
New Insights into Breast Cancer Spread Could Yield Better Tests and Treatments
A new study provides compelling evidence that a specific trio of cells is required for the spread of breast cancer. The study was published in Science Signaling.
Repairing nerve cell damage from multiple sclerosis"
For over 30 years, Einstein Pathology researcher Bridget Shafit-Zagardo, PhD, has worked to understand MS and give people suffering from the neurological disease hope.
CUNY-TV Interviews Dr. Herbert Tanowitz
CUNY-TV interviews Dr. Herbert Tanowitz on the rising spread of infectious diseases to non-endemic areas. Dr. Tanowitz is professor in the departments of pathology and of medicine (infectious diseases). His laboratory investigates the pathogenesis of chagastic heart disease, caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. )Interview starts at minute 3:30)
Einstein Graduate Dionna Williams, PhD, is heading to Johns Hopkins for a postdoctoral fellowship to further investigate NeuroAIDS. Full story
Experimental pathology aims to define disease in terms of fundamental molecular and cellular processes. Research in our Department is focused on critical issues in multiple disease classes. Areas of focus include
Research in each of these areas is highly interactive, and the Department strives for a collegial atmosphere in which collaborations can flourish. This effort is conducted through a variety of department-level activities, including regular meetings to discuss work in progress and a departmental retreat at which students, postdoctoral fellows, residents and faculty all have opportunity to present and discuss their research.
Thomas Belbin, PhD
Joan W. Berman, PhD
Tina Calderon, PhD
Linda Cannizzaro, PhD
Mahalia Desruisseaux, MD, PhD
Amy Fox, MD
David Fooksman, PhD
Rachel Hazan, PhD
Huan Huang, MD
Fernando Macian, MD, PhD
Maja Oktay, MD, PhD
Harry Ostrer, MD
Thomas J. Ow, MD
Michael B. Prystowsky, MD, PhD
Moshe Sadofsky, MD, PhD
Laura Santambrogio, MD, PhD
Rani Sellers, DVM, PhD
Bridget Shafit-Zagardo, PhD
Herbert Tanowitz, MD
Louis Weiss, MD