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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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A New AML Treatment Target

A New AML Treatment Target

The blood cancer acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is driven by leukemic stem cells (LSCs) that develop abnormally and proliferate excessively, until they ultimately displace healthy blood stem cells from the bone marrow. LSCs typically resist chemotherapy, so better strategies are needed to … read more >

Functional Liver Grown in Placenta

Functional Liver Grown in Placenta

In the first use of human placenta for tissue engineering, Sanjeev Gupta, M.D., M.B.B.S., and colleagues seeded scaffold-supported human placentas with liver fragments from sheep, and the fragments developed into viable liver tissue. The achievement offers a new way to overcome donor … read more >

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