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Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Access to clinical trials is now an integral part of providing high-quality cancer care. But people of color have been historically underrepresented in these studies. Dr. Joe Sparano and his colleagues, supported by a NCI grant, are working to change that.  read article >

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On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

Einstein and Montefiore lead the nation in clinical, research and training programs for addiction medicine. Drs. Julia Arnsten and Chinazo Cunningham discuss their research and implementation of innovative opioid addiction treatment regimens.  watch video >

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Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Einstein and Montefiore are building an innovative health informatics system that can capture, contextualize and assess data from research studies and patient encounters—with the ultimate goal of improving healthcare.  read article >

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TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

Graduate student Steve Kennedy, who works in the lab of Dr. Steven Porcelli, uses whiteboard animation to explain his research on a vaccine to thwart drug-resistant tuberculosis strains.  watch video >

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Have Genes, Will Edit

Have Genes, Will Edit

Learn how the revolutionary gene editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 is transforming biomedical research at Einstein.  read article >

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Drug Coup for Einstein

Drug Coup for Einstein

Einstein research, led by Dr. Vern Schramm, has led to the development of a new drug for hard-to-treat lymphomas. It is the first Einstein-licensed drug to be approved for patient use.  read article >

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Memories Are Made of This

Memories Are Made of This

Long-term potentiation (LTP) strengthens synapses (specialized junctions where neurons come together to communicate) by repetitively stimulating them. It’s considered a key mechanism underlying learning and memory. In their study of hippocampal mossy cells and granule cells of the brain’s hippocampus, Pablo Castillo, … read more >

A Key Cervical Cancer Virus in the Crosshairs

A Key Cervical Cancer Virus in the Crosshairs

A dozen human papillomaviruses cause cervical cancer, and one of them—HVP16—accounts for more than half of all cases. In a paper published online on September 7 in Cell, researchers analyzed the HPV16 genomes in 5,570 HPV16-infected cell and tissue samples from cases … read more >

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