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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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A Recipe for Making Therapeutic Liver Cells

A Recipe for Making Therapeutic Liver Cells

So-called pluripotent stem cells can develop into any type of cell in the body—cells that could especially help in treating human diseases in which tissue loss has occurred. However, the signals that direct pluripotent stem cells to develop into desired cell types … read more >

New Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Target

New Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Target

Up to 20 percent of breast cancers aretriple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an aggressive form of the disease with few treatment options. In looking for genes that promote TNBC metastasis and might be knocked out as a treatment strategy, Harry Ostrer, M.D., … read more >

Posted on: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

 

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