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Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

With the help of animations, Betsy Herold, M.D. shows why some drugs that prevented HIV and herpes transmission in the lab failed to protect women in clinical trials. See how proteins in semen act as an “invisibility cloak” for HIV and herpes viruses allowing them to bypass drugs and infect cells.   watch video >

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A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

Combine obesity, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and limited access to health care and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a type 2 diabetes epidemic. Those ingredients are all too plentiful in the Bronx  read article >

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Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Last summer, for the first time ever, the U.S. Surgeon General sent a letter to every physician in the country. The subject wasn’t heart disease or cancer, or even the Zika virus menace. It was America’s opioid epidemic.  read article >

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Modeling an Immune Response

Modeling an Immune Response

Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) binds to TNF receptors on cell surfaces, triggering signaling pathways that bolster the immune response. TNF acts to promote inflammation, which can sometimes lead to autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Most previous studies have looked at the … read more >

CAR T Therapy for Lymphoma Available at Montefiore/Einstein

CAR T Therapy for Lymphoma Available at Montefiore/Einstein

In results published online on December 10 in The New England Journal of Medicine, a type of immunotherapy called CAR-T cell therapy achieved impressive results in a phase 2 clinical trial involving 101 patients with large B-cell lymphomas that had not responded … read more >

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