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Robert D. Burk, M.D.

Robert D. Burk, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Research, Department of Pediatrics, Einstein

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Einstein

Professor, Epidemiology and Population Health, Einstein

Attending Physician, Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Human papillomavirus (HPV)Cervical cancer screeningMolecular evolution

Dr. Burk is an authority on the genomics and evolution of human papillomaviruses (HPV), which cause nearly all cases of cervical cancer. His team was the first to report, in the New England Journal of Medicine, that the vast majority of HPV infections in young women are short-lived and don’t require treatment. More recently, his lab is utilizing Next-Gen sequencing to study papillomavirus genomics and methylation of the viral genome. His lab utilized this new technology to identify HPV16 and beta- and gamma-HPVs associated with head and neck squamous cell cancers (HNSCCs). read more...

 

Solomon L. Moshe, M.D.

Solomon L. Moshe, M.D.

Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Einstein

Charles Frost Chair in Neurosurgery & Neurology, Einstein

Vice-Chair & Director, Pediatric Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Einstein

Chief, Pediatric Neurology, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

EpilepsyPediatric neurologyNeurophysiology

Translational research

Dr. Moshé is an authority on the mechanisms that underlie the development of epilepsy and on the consequences of the disease in infants and children as a function of gender. read more...

 

Chaim Putterman, M.D.

Chaim Putterman, M.D.

Professor, Medicine (Rheumatology), Einstein

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Einstein

Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

ArthritisLupusAutoimmune diseases

Rheumatoid arthritis

Dr. Putterman is a clinical rheumatologist who treats arthritis and related musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Putterman specializes in lupus, an incurable autoimmune disease affecting 1.5 million Americans that causes inflammation, pain and damage to various parts of the body. read more...

 

Harry Shamoon, M.D.

Harry Shamoon, M.D.

Associate Dean, Clinical and Translational Research, Einstein

Director, Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Einstein and Montefiore Health System

Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology), Einstein

Attending Physician, Medicine, Montefiore Health System

Translational researchClinical researchDiabetes

Dr. Shamoon represents Einstein and Montefiore in the NIH’s Clinical and Translational Science Award Consortium, an elite group of 60 medical research institutions working to improve health outcomes by facilitating the translation of scientific discoveries into medical practice. Dr. Shamoon’s research focus is diabetes, and he has directed two landmark NIH studies, the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the Diabetes Prevention Program. read more...