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Rare Disease Research

Rare Disease Research

Determined to find a treatment for children with the degenerative brain disease Niemann-Pick Type C, Steven Walkley, D.V.M., Ph.D., turned a serendipitous laboratory discovery into a successful national research collaboration.  watch video >

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Features

Virtuosity in Vision Research

Virtuosity in Vision Research

The department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore, led by Dr. Roy Chuck, has made new inroads into understanding the structure of the eye and how the brain processes visual signals.  read article >

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Publications

The Defect Detectives

The Defect Detectives

Einstein researchers are looking for the beginnings of obesity and diabetes in an almond-sized gland known as the hypothalamus. Their findings could shift treatment strategies to the brain—the ultimate upstream target.  read article >

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