Research

Solving Rett Syndrome

Solving Rett Syndrome

Scientists at Einstein and Montefiore are seeking ways to treat this rare disease of young girls and help locked-in patients communicate with the outside world.  read article >

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Veterans & Brain Injury

Veterans & Brain Injury

Dan Hof sustained a concussion in 2005 while deployed in Iraq and struggles with troubling symptoms. He is one of 20 veterans participating in a brain injury study led by Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D.  watch video >

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Viewing Live Molecules

Viewing Live Molecules

The quest of Robert Singer, Ph.D., to improve imaging techniques is giving scientists a previously unimagined ability to see inside living cells as the code of life is being transcribed.  read article >

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Curbing Cancer Invasion

Curbing Cancer Invasion

Metastasis—the spread of cancer from its original site to another part of the body—is the primary cause of death for cancer patients. In metastasis, cancer cells migrate from primary tumors and accumulate around neighboring blood vessels; they must then cross the vessels’ … read more >

Life and Death of mRNA

Life and Death of mRNA

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded Robert Singer, Ph.D., a four-year, $1.3 million renewal grant to study regulatory DNA sequences and factors that regulate messenger RNA (mRNA). Discovering how cells regulate mRNA and proteins involved in cell growth and … read more >

Posted on: Friday, February 12, 2016

 

Posted on: Friday, February 12, 2016