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Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

From the lab to the field, Einstein-Montefiore researchers are actively seeking new treatments for the deadly mosquito-borne illness—with a special focus on cerebral malaria.  read article >

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Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Einstein scientists are finding ways to dial the immune system up or down. This strategy could play a significant role in treating cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, arthritis and other major diseases.  read article >

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Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Kartik Chandran, Ph.D., describes the strategies he and his colleagues are using to develop treatments for Ebola viral infections. A 3-D animation shows how Ebola enters a cell and delivers its payload.  watch video >

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Autophagy & the Immune Response

Autophagy & the Immune Response

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Fernando Macian-Juan, M.D., Ph.D., a five-year, $2-million grant to study how chaperone mediated autophagy (CMA) in T cells regulates the cells’ function. CMA is a degradation system that cells use to break … read more >

Blocking Invasive Cancer

Blocking Invasive Cancer

Metastasizing cancer cells leave the primary tumor and invade other parts of the body, leading to a poor prognosis for patients. In a new study, David Shechter, Ph.D., and colleagues show that the TGFβ signaling pathway induces metastasis in lung and breast … read more >

Posted on: Thursday, June 30, 2016

 

Posted on: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

 
 

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