Dr. Preetham Grandhi has co-authored a book, The Turning Point: Conquering Stress with Courage, Clarity and Confidence, offering life-enhancing advice for stress avoidance. He and co-author Dr. Balasa Prasad present personal anecdotes and real-life accounts of individuals who have identified, overcome and built lifelong immunities to stress. Dr. Grandhi is assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
Well-Represented — Members of Einstein’s faculty and administration representing various departments within the College of Medicine were among the presenters at the recent 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges. These included: Drs. Victoria Freedman; Felise Milan; Nilda Soto; Paul Marantz; Yvette Calderon; Genevieve Neal-Perry; Ellie Shoenbaum; Paul Gross; J. P. Sanchez; Robert Morrow; Nadine Katz; Martha Grayson; Maria Teresa Santos; Lisa Rucker; Sharon Krackov; Karen Moody; James Fausto; Pablo Joo; Jennifer Purcell; Elizabeth Kitsis; Ms. Marlene McHugh and Einstein student Katherine Ellington. Each presented talks and engaged in discussions regarding the current state and future of medical education and healthcare in the United States.
Double Billing — Drs. John Condeelis and Robert Singer have been invited to speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2013 annual meeting, in February. Each will discuss innovations in imaging technologies and applications that they use in in their own research. Dr. Condeelis’ presentation will focus on the use of multi-photon microscopy to image cells in the breast tumor microenvironment at single-cell resolution in vivo, while Dr. Singer will discuss the detection and imaging of individual mRNA molecules in single cells. Additionally, in connection with the AAAS meeting, they will take part in a special press conference hosted by the association. Drs. Condeelis and Singer are each professor and co-chair of anatomy and structural biology, as well as co-director of the Gruss Lipper Biophotonics Center.