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Attacking an Epidemic: Type 2 Diabetes

Attacking an Epidemic: Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is potentially dangerous and all too common, especially in the Bronx. Einstein and Montefiore researchers are working to prevent it, one community at a time.  read article >

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Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Rare diseases affect millions of children worldwide. Einstein scientists and Montefiore doctors are linking laboratory findings with clinical observations to uncover clues to these disabling and deadly conditions.  read article >

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Spying on Breast Cancer

Spying on Breast Cancer

Using live imaging and 3D animation, M.D./Ph.D. student Edison Leung and postdoc Allison Harney demonstrate the research conducted in the lab of Dr. John Condeelis. Both study how breast cancer cells metastasize.  watch video >

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Genetic Influences

Genetic Influences

Genes significantly influence blood levels of the hormone insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and the IGF-binding protein IGFBP-3. Since levels of both are associated with increased risk for mortality and disease (type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer), identifying genes influencing circulating … read more >

Insights into Blood Cancers

Insights into Blood Cancers

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a spectrum of blood disorders that often progress to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). MDS and AML can prove fatal, and better treatment options are needed for both of them. The two conditions interfere with normal blood cell function … read more >

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

 

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