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Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease

Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease

This little-known epidemic affects up to 10 percent of all U.S. children. Einstein and Montefiore are working to treat patients and develop new therapies.  read article >

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his quest to decode enzyme inhibitors would intersect with the life of a young girl who had an incurable form of leukemia.  watch video >

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Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D., and Betsy Herold, M.D., presented their development of a novel vaccine to combat herpes simplex virus (HSV) at the Presidential Lecture.  read article >

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Preventing HIV-Caused Brian Damage

Preventing HIV-Caused Brian Damage

HIV can invade the brain and cause chronic neural inflammation, leading to cognitive impairment in more than half of HIV-infected people. Antiretroviral therapies don’t completely relieve inflammation or reduce central nervous system damage—and opioid abuse makes things worse. The National Institute on … read more >

Seeking the Molecular Basis of Liver Disease

Seeking the Molecular Basis of Liver Disease

Among its many functions, the liver produces proteins, lipids, clotting factor and glycogen, filters blood from the digestive tract before it reaches the rest of the body, and secretes digestion-aiding bile ducts into the intestines via bile ducts. The trafficking of molecules … read more >

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