In The Doctor’s Tablet blog, Dr. Lisa Shulman says a draft government recommendation withholding support for early autism screening may hinder efforts to help children with autism and their families.
In September 2015, Montefiore assumed operational and financial control of Einstein. Together they advance clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients.
Dr. Bin Zhou has been awarded $2.4 million over four years by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in order to study the genetic pathways that regulate aortic valve biology and that mediate calcific aortic valve
An annual health fair for Einstein and Montefiore employees offered health screenings and provided information to help promote healthier lifestyles.
as part of their "Provocative Questions" program. The innovative effort is designed to ignite investigations into 24 promising but neglected or unexplored areas of research. Answering the questions would dramatically enhance ongoing efforts to prevent, treat and cure the disease.
Steven Libutti, M.D. (left), Richard Kitsis, M.D. (right)The Einstein-Montefiore grants – two of only 57 given nationwide and only five in New York City, and totaling more than $3 million over the next five years – are aimed at determining why cancer arises in certain tissues and how the disease spreads. Grant recipients are Steven Libutti, M.D., Richard Kitsis, M.D., John Condeelis, Ph.D., Sumanta Goswami, Ph.D., and Maja Oktay, M.D., Ph.D. learn more >
stenosis (CAVS). A complex syndrome involving multiple cellular processes, CAVS is the most common disease to require surgical valve replacement. Using mouse models to study CAVS and its cellular and molecular mechanisms, Dr. Zhou is seeking critical information concerning the origins and effects of CAVS, with the goal of developing new therapeutic and preventive strategies for this devastating form of heart disease. learn more >
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An Under-recognized Problem
Dr. Judy Aschner discusses the high rate of premature births in the U.S. and how being born late-preterm and early-term — previously considered low-risk — can lead to lifelong health problems.
risk for developmental and learning disabilities. Learn about the CERC programs that evaluate and provide services for premature infants and children.
Spurred by research showing that preemies benefit from human contact, Einstein medical students began a volunteer "Cuddling Club" in the neonatal ICU at Montefiore's Weiler Hospital.
WellMed, Einstein's new wellness program, provides opportunities for students to adopt healthy and balanced habits and attitudes that will contribute to their well-being.
Sunday, June 1, from Noon to 4 PM
Community Health Fair
Moses Campus main entrance
East 210th Street, Bronx