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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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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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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Understanding Parasite Growth

Understanding Parasite Growth

Toxoplasma gondii is the single-celled parasite that causes toxoplasmosis. People become infected in a number of ways, including eating undercooked contaminated meat and through exposure to cat feces that contain the parasite. Toxoplasma can cause serious and sometimes fatal illness in infants, … read more >

Genes and Lung Cancer

Genes and Lung Cancer

In research published in the December 18 issue of PLOS One, Simon Spivack, M.D., MPH, describes genome-wide changes in methylation that are associated with non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC). Adding or subtracting methyl groups from the DNA base cytosine can accelerate or … read more >

Posted on: Thursday, February 04, 2016

 

Posted on: Monday, February 01, 2016