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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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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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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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Exploring Early Development

Exploring Early Development

Andreas Jenny, Ph.D., has received a four-year, $1.2-million grant from the National Institute of Health to study the role of the WNK signaling pathway in early development. Wnk kinases were known to help regulate ion reabsorption in the kidney and can cause hypertension … read more >

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 >

Posted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

 

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

 
 

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