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Largest Study of Hispanics/Latinos Finds Depression and Anxiety Rates Vary Widely Among Groups

Largest Study of Hispanics/Latinos Finds Depression and Anxiety Rates Vary Widely Among Groups

 

October 20, 2014 – (BRONX, NY) – Rates of depression and anxiety vary widely among different segments of the U.S. Hispanic and Latino population, with the highest prevalence of depressive symptoms in Puerto Ricans, according to a new report from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the ...read more

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Research Round-Up

Transporting Drugs into Tumors  — Dr. I. David Goldman has been awarded a four-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue research into a membrane protein his laboratory discovered, called the proton-coupled folate transporter (PCFT), which is responsible for the absorption of folates in the intestine and transport of folates into the  brain. Folates are a... read more

 

Insights into Health Risks  — A study led by Dr. Francine Einstein, published in  the October 10, 2014 issue of Nature Communications, has, for the first time, detected epigenetic changes caused by two very different intrauterine environments: those yielding abnormally small and abnormally large infants. The researchers carried out genome-wide DNA methylation assays on purified hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells obtained from... read more

 

Flipping a Color Switch — Thanks to fluorescent proteins (FPs), researchers now have a palette of colors to choose from when imaging cellular processes. Such photactivatable FPs enabled the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry to carry out the super-resolution microscopy that earned them the prize.  Dr. Vladislav Verkhusha has engineered more than a dozen photoswitchable FPs for... read more

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Hormone Paradox

Hormone Paradox

Does adiponectin help or harm? Dr. Jorge Kizer’s work on the bioactive hormone has yielded surprises as he researches its mechanisms and what they mean for cardiovascular health.

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Dr. Lisa Shulman

Dr. Lisa Shulman
  • Autism early diagnosis/identification
  • Learning disorders

Dr. Shulman is a developmental pediatrician with special expertise in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and learning disabilities. Her research interests ...read more

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