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New England Journal of Medicine highlights research by Maja Oktay, M.D., Ph.D., George Karagiannis, D.V.M., Ph.D., and John Condeelis, Ph.D., on the mechanism by which some breast cancer tumor cells resist chemotherapy and go on to metastasize. Dr. Oktay is professor of pathology and of anatomy and structural biology; Dr. Karagiannis is a postdoctoral fellow in the department of anatomy and structural biology; Dr. Condeelis is the Judith & Burton P. Resnick Chair in Translational Research and professor and co-chair of anatomy and structural biology. (Thursday, December 21, 2017)

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CNN interviews Sanjeev Gupta, M.D., M.B.B.S., on a promising new gene-editing treatment for the rare disease Hunter syndrome. Dr. Gupta is professor of medicine and of pathology at Einstein and an attending physician at Montefiore. (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)

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CNN quotes Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., on the need to study non-opioid strategies, such as prescribing medical marijuana, to address chronic pain.  Dr. Cunningham is professor and associate chief of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore. (Monday, November 13, 2017)

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Wall Street Journal (subscription required) features the story of Einstein medical student Ari Bernstein and his decision to remain in school after his cancer diagnosis. Ari was treated by Noah Kornblum, M.D., an oncologist at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care. (Monday, October 23, 2017)


New Scientist quotes Paul Frenette, M.D., on his research that found the nervous system drives cancer growth in mice implanted with human prostate tumors. Dr. Frenette is professor of medicine and cell biology and director of the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research. (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

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The Atlantic quotes Libusha Kelly, Ph.D., on how some bacteria may protect tumors from anticancer drugs. Dr. Kelly is assistant professor of systems & computational biology and of microbiology & immunology. (Wednesday, September 20, 2017)

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The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) provides an in-depth look at research of Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., and Roee Holtzer, Ph.D., that has advanced our understanding of mobility and its link to cognition. Dr. Verghese is director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain and Dr. Holtzer is professor in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Einstein. (Thursday, August 31, 2017)

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Vice interviews Harris Goldstein, M.D., about the difficulty of developing a vaccine for HIV. Dr. Goldstein is professor of pediatrics and of microbiology & immunology at Einstein and director of the Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research. (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)

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The Scientist interviews Ulrich Steidl, M.D., Ph.D., about the effect of vitamin C on pre-leukemic stem cells in mice. Dr. Steidl is professor of cell biology and of medicine and the Diane and Arthur B. Belfer Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research at Einstein and associate chair for translational research in oncology at Montefiore. (Monday, August 21, 2017)

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Science interviews Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D., on his study in Nature that revealed stem cells in the hypothalamus control the rate of aging. (Friday, July 28, 2017)

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The New York Times interviews Nrupen Baxi, M.D., on Senator John McCain’s recent craniotomy to remove a blood clot. Dr. Baxi is assistant professor in the Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery and attending physician at Montefiore. (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

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The Daily News published an op-ed by Sharmila Makhija, M.D., M.B.A., on the importance of funding for Planned Parenthood. Dr. Makhija is professor and chair of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health and holds the Chella and Moise Safra Endowed Chair at Einstein and Montefiore. (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

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The New York Times interviews Gil Atzmon, Ph.D., and Nir Barzilai, M.D., about their study linking longevity with a common genetic mutation in men. Dr. Atzmon is associate professor of medicine and of genetics. Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein. (Monday, June 19, 2017)

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Newsweek features Lauren Flicker, J.D., M.B.E., in a video and article on the ethics of developing a blood test to detect autism. Ms. Flicker is associate director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics and assistant professor of epidemiology & population health at Einstein. (Thursday, June 15, 2017)

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NIH Research Matters features research led by Kartik Chandran, Ph.D., which found human antibodies that are effective against all major disease-causing ebolaviruses. Dr. Chandran is professor of microbiology & immunology and the Harold and Muriel Block Faculty Scholar in Virology. (Friday, June 09, 2017)

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