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Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

A study published in Science, led by Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., proves that the cerebellum helps control addictive and social behavior.  watch video >

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Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., and Joan Berman, Ph.D. presented their work on buprenorphine at the Third Annual Presidential Lecture.  read article >

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Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Enzyme transition states exist for only a millionth of a billionth of a second and Dr. Schramm’s research on them has led to new drugs to combat cancer and other diseases.  read article >

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M.D./Ph.D. Program Outcomes

M.D./Ph.D. Program Outcomes

Through its funding of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), the National Institutes of Health supports nearly 1,000 M.D./Ph.D. trainees each year in the U.S., including several at Einstein. The program’s stated purpose is to build the physician-scientist workforce, but there are … read more >

Increased Food Intake and Metabolic Syndrome

Increased Food Intake and Metabolic Syndrome

People with metabolic syndrome have a cluster of abnormalities (including obesity, insulin resistance, and hypertension) that increase their risk for cardiovascular disease. The syndrome affects about 44% of Americans over age 50 and is a major predictor of reduced survival. Rajat Singh, M.D., … read more >

Posted on: Friday, December 06, 2019

 

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