Department of Pathology

News Archive

Event | 2016-2017 Residents and Fellows

Residents and Fellowship 2016-2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

News | 2016 Pathology Research Retreat

2016 Pathology Research Retreat On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the Department of Pathology hosted its annual Research Retreat, a day-long event highlighting the outstanding work of students, postdocs, residents and fellows.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

News | Bidding Farewell to Pathology Residents and Fellows

On Thursday, June 1, 2016, the Department of Pathology bid farewell to 13 outstanding residents and fellows at a graduation dinner held in their honor at the Westchester Country Club, in Rye, New York.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

News | Eliminating Barriers to Healthcare in the Bronx

Over 30 women from the Bronx with little or no health insurance participated in the recent See Test & Treat event

Saturday, May 14, 2016

News | A Faster Way to Diagnose Kidney Disease

A new super-resolution microscope could enable doctors to diagnose kidney diseases earlier and faster - and for less cost.

Monday, April 25, 2016

News | Celebrating Montefiore's Laboratory Professionals

In honor of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, the department recognized the important role these experts play in supporting their colleagues and positively impacting the lives of countless patients throughout the MMC community.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

News | The Department of Pathology mourns the loss of Dr. Christine McMahon

The Department of Pathology mourns the loss of Dr. Christine McMahon The Department of Pathology mourns the loss of Dr. Christine McMahon, esteemed colleague and renowned hematopathologist

Thursday, March 24, 2016

News | Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified

February 25, 2016—(BRONX, NY)—Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is the most common form of childhood arthritis. It appears to be an autoimmune disease, caused by antibodies attacking certain proteins in a person’s own tissue. But no “autoantigens”—the proteins triggering an immune attack—have been linked to JIA.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

News | Beyond Ebola: Preparing For Highly Infectious Dise

When it comes to preventing the spread of infectious diseases in a large hospital setting, it takes a team of highly-trained health care workers to provide a safe environment

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

News | On Science, Love and Life in NYC

Mike, 27, was born and raised in Overijssel, a province in the in the central-eastern part of the Netherlands. As a predoctoral researcher in Dr. Joan Berman’s laboratory at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Mike focuses his research on the mediators of cognitive impairment in HIV-infected individuals.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

News | Malaria: Progress and Promise

Einstein-Montefiore researchers seek new treatments, with a special focus on cerebral malaria

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

News | Einstein-Montefiore Researchers Awarded Avon Found

Montefiore-Einstein breast pathologist Dr. Susan Fineberg receiving award from the Avon Foundation for Women at the recent Avon 39 The Walk To End Breast Cancer

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

News | Tadakimi Tomita: Reeling In the Structure of a Ubi

Dr. Tadakimi Tomita, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Dr. Louis Weiss, first learned the value of hard work growing up on a mushroom farm in Nagoya, Japan.

Monday, September 21, 2015

News | See Test & Treat®: Montefiore Provides Free Cancer

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, a dedicated volunteer team of Montefiore pathologists and clinicians from the departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Radiology provided free cervical and breast cancer screenings to over 40 underserved women ages 21 to 64 at the annual See Test & Treat® program, held at Montefiore Advanced Imaging, part of the Moses Division of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.

Thursday, July 02, 2015

News | Inspiring the Next Generation

Sitting Down With… Michael Prystowsky, Professor and University Chairman of Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.

Monday, April 27, 2015

News | A Faster Approach to Identifying Bacteria

A Faster Approach to Identifying Bacteria

Monday, March 30, 2015

News | Pathology Resident Investigates NYC Bike Fatalities

Dr. Hannah Jarvis, a future forensic pathologist, studied autopsy reports to investigate the cause of NYC bicycle fatalities. Full story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

News | Advancing NeuroAIDS Research

Einstein Graduate Dionna Williams, PhD, is heading to Johns Hopkins for a postdoctoral fellowship to further investigate NeuroAIDS. Full story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

News | 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.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

News | 2014 Incoming Residents

Congratulations to Montefiore Medical Center's 2014 Incoming Residents!

Friday, March 21, 2014

News | Dr. Kami Kim Receives Perfect Score for Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections Grant

Under Principal Investigator Dr. Kami Kim, the Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections NIH T32 training grant recently received a perfect score in its NIH review.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

News | Dr. Joan W. Berman Awarded Basic Science Mentor

Joan. W. Berman, PhD, was awarded the Basic Science Mentor at the Sixth Annual Faculty Mentoring Awards ceremony, held December 10, on the Einstein campus.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

News | See, Test & Treat Program

On October 5, 2013, the Pathology Department provided same-day Pap test results and patient education to dozens of women, thanks to funding from the See, Test, and Treat program.

Monday, November 04, 2013

News | Blood Test Can Determine if Illness from Bacteria or Virus

Dr. Louis Weiss comments on the benefits of a newly created, highly accurate and responsive blood test.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

News | Incoming & Outgoing Residents and Fellows

The Department of Pathology welcomes its 2013 incoming Residents and Fellows and bids farewell to its outgoing trainees.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

News | Dr. Sophia Rodriguez awarded prestigious forensic

After completing her final year of residency, Dr. Sophia Rodriguez will head to Albequerque, New Mexico to pursue a forensic pathology fellowship in the state’s Office of the Medical Investigator. The prestigious and competitive year-long program - it accepts only four fellows per year - is located on the campus of the University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, and offers budding coroners a fertile training ground.

Friday, August 02, 2013

Event | Genetic Research and Discovery in Jewish Populations

Goal: A one-day conference to help develop research center and large-scale multi-level investigator funded studies, hosted by Dr. Harry Ostrer.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

News | Harry Ostrer, MD, featured in National Geographic

Medical geneticist Harry Ostrer, MD, and several Einstein faculty members and their research are featured in a National Geographic cover story on the potential genetic roots of longevity. Dr. Ostrer provides insight into the some likely genetic factors of healthy aging and the varied physiological and behavioral outcomes of these factors. 

Monday, June 10, 2013

News | Laura Santambrogio, MD, PhD, publishes book on Lymphatic System.

Immunology of the Lymphatic System (Springer, May 2013), is a comprehensive book of the lymphatic system and its immunological role. 

Monday, June 10, 2013

News | Dr. Brian Scharf: Netting Success in Science

The former pro tennis player traded a career on the courts for a bench in a laboratory. After only one year as a pathology postdoctoral research fellow, his hard work has paid off.

Friday, March 08, 2013

News | Chagas Disease: Going Global

The Einstein website recently featured Dr. Herbert Tanowitz and his work with Trypanosoma cruzi, the cause of Chagas Disease. He says the persistent infection is “the most important neglected tropical disease of mankind.” Read more.

Monday, September 10, 2012

News | Study Shows How Aging Impairs Immune Response

A study by pathology researcher Laura Santambrogio, MD, PhD, on how aging impairs the immune response was recently published in the journal Cell Reports.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

News | Chief Resident Heads to NIH

Chief resident and physician scientist Samik Basu is heading to the NIH for a career in translational medicine.

Monday, June 11, 2012

News | Montefiore's Point of Care Testing Service

Montefiore Medical Center's busy Point of Care Testing program performs over 1.8 million tests per year.

Monday, June 11, 2012

News | Screening for HIV-related Cancers in Rwanda

Einstein's pathology department is training research fellow Gad Murenzi to screen and diagnose HIV-related cancers in his native Rwanda.

Monday, June 11, 2012

News | A Joint Effort Exploring Joint Replacement

New research by Dr. Laura Santambrogio and Dr. Neil Cobelli explores why as many as 15 percent of artificial joints can fail over time

Friday, April 20, 2012

News | Pathology Researcher Authors Groundbreaking Study

Solving the Puzzle of Cognitive Problems Caused by HIV Infection

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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