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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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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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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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Targeting Aging to Prevent Alzheimer's

Targeting Aging to Prevent Alzheimer's

When somatotropic signaling (i.e., signaling that stimulates body growth) is diminished, the result is delayed aging and longer lifespans in both model organisms and people. Centenarians, in fact, have several mutations that weaken somatotropic signaling. Sofiya Milman, M.D., has received a five-year, … read more >

Preventing HIV Infection Among High-Risk Women

Preventing HIV Infection Among High-Risk Women

Imbalances among microbes in the vagina, collectively known as the vaginal microbiome, can increase a woman’s risk for contracting HIV and may affect how well pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) works. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development has … read more >

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