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John S. Condeelis

John S. Condeelis, Ph.D.

Area(s) of expertise: Biomedical technologiesIntravital imagingTumor microenvironment

Dr. Condeelis is a pioneer in developing microscope techniques for use in “intravital imaging” – observing the behavior of cells in living animals. His work has led to a clinical test of biopsy… Learn more

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CNN
Benzodiazepines Might be a 'Hidden Element' of the US' Overdose Epidemic

Joanna Starrels, M.D., M.S., raises concerns about the number of elderly people who are co-prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines, which can increase their risk for falls and confusion, in addition to overdose. Dr. Starrels is associate professor of medicine at Einstein and an internist at Montefiore.

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CBS New York
New Research Examines Whether Dancing Can Improve Brain Health in Older Adults

Helena Blumen, Ph.D., discusses her ongoing study on social dancing’s effects on brain function and the risk of developing dementia. Dr. Blumen is assistant professor of medicine and in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology.

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NPR
Researchers Have Found a Way to Improve TB Vaccine

William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D., comments on a study in which high doses of the tuberculosis vaccine injected directly into the bloodstream of monkeys provided nearly complete immunity to the disease. Dr. Jacobs is professor of microbiology & immunology and of genetics and the Leo and Julia Forchheimer Chair in Microbiology & Immunology at Einstein.

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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