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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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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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How Lupus Occurs in the Brain

How Lupus Occurs in the Brain

Patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have poor outcomes despite aggressive treatment with immuno-suppressive drugs. In a study published online on June 6 in JCI Insight, Chaim Putterman, M.D., and colleagues identified how SLE develops in the central nervous … read more >

New Strategy Against Deadly Lung Cancer

New Strategy Against Deadly Lung Cancer

Better treatments are needed for small cell lung cancer (SCLC), an aggressive disease with poor prognosis (5-year survival rate less than 2%). Virtually all SCLCs have inactivating mutations in the same two genes, RB1 and TP53, but all efforts to design drugs … read more >

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