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Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Rare diseases affect millions of children worldwide. Einstein scientists and Montefiore doctors are linking laboratory findings with clinical observations to uncover clues to these disabling and deadly conditions.  read article >

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Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

In 2006, when Lindsy Osouna was on the cusp of her third trimester, prenatal testing showed that her daughter would be born with sickle-cell disease (SCD).  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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New Approaches Against Zika Infection

New Approaches Against Zika Infection

The number of mosquito-borne Zika virus infections in humans are expected to increase, and drugs for protecting people are urgently needed.  In a study published online on March 23 in Virology, Felipe Diaz-Griffero, Ph.D., describes a family of therapeutic agents that halts … read more >

Boosting T Cells’ Attack

Boosting T Cells’ Attack

Cell-membrane molecules called glycolipids help cells recognize one another and play an important part in launching immune responses. One class of glycolipids, called alpha-galactosylceramides, have been used as a drug to activate a portion of the immune system’s T cells and effectively … read more >

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