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TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

Graduate student Steve Kennedy, who works in the lab of Dr. Steven Porcelli, uses whiteboard animation to explain his research on a vaccine to thwart drug-resistant tuberculosis strains.  watch video >

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Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Einstein and Montefiore are building an innovative health informatics system that can capture, contextualize and assess data from research studies and patient encounters—with the ultimate goal of improving healthcare.  read article >

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Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Access to clinical trials is now an integral part of providing high-quality cancer care. But people of color have been historically underrepresented in these studies. Dr. Joe Sparano and his colleagues, supported by a NCI grant, are working to change that.  read article >

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Helping HAND from Buprenorphine

Helping HAND from Buprenorphine

Thanks to antiretroviral drugs, the neurological symptoms experienced by HIV-infected people have shifted from dementia to milder, lifelong, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND). The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded Joan W. Berman, Ph.D., a five-year, $3.6 million grant to study whether … read more >

Studying Lupus Cell by Cell

Studying Lupus Cell by Cell

Systemiclupus erythematosus (SLE) occurs when a hyperactive immune system attacks the body’s own tissues, resulting in chronic inflammation and organ damage. Inflammation of the kidneys, or lupus nephritis (LN), affects nearly half of SLE patients, leading to potentially fatal kidney failure. Medications … read more >

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