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Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease

Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease

This little-known epidemic affects up to 10 percent of all U.S. children. Einstein and Montefiore are working to treat patients and develop new therapies.  read article >

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his quest to decode enzyme inhibitors would intersect with the life of a young girl who had an incurable form of leukemia.  watch video >

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Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D., and Betsy Herold, M.D., presented their development of a novel vaccine to combat herpes simplex virus (HSV) at the Presidential Lecture.  read article >

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Insights Into Obesity and Hypertension

Insights Into Obesity and Hypertension

Dongsheng Cai, Ph.D., received two NIH grants to study the role of the hypothalamus in obesity and hypertension. Dr. Cai has found that sustained activation of astrocytes (cells that surround and support neurons) may contribute to the metabolic dysregulation and subsequent weight … read more >

New Drug Target for HIV-1

New Drug Target for HIV-1

Immune system proteins called chemokines mobilize at infection sites and attract pathogen-fighting immune cells to the sites. But HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, exploits the release of a particular chemokine—CCL2—to exit host cells so it can infect new cells and replicate … read more >

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