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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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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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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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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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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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Tackling Renal Disease in Lupus Patients

Tackling Renal Disease in Lupus Patients

The autoimmune disease lupus can lead to serious kidney problems in up to 60 percent of patients, with 10-30 percent of patients ultimately developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases has awarded Anna Broder, … read more >

Targeting a Sickle-Cell Problem

Targeting a Sickle-Cell Problem

Sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic disorder in which red blood cells are misshapen, causes serious complications. One SCD complication is painful leg ulcers, for which there is no approved treatment. Following up on her successful phase 1 study, the U.S. Food … read more >

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