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Migraine Attacks Increase Following Stress

Migraine Attacks Increase Following Stress


NEW YORK (March 26, 2014) – Migraine sufferers who experienced reduced stress from one day to the next are at significantly increased risk of migraine onset on the subsequent day, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Montefiore Headache Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine at ...read more

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Miscarriage Clues Identified in New DNA Test According to Researchers at Montefiore and Einstein

Study of Hispanic/Latino Health Presents Initial Findings


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Science Talk: Study Finds Vitamin C Can Kill Drug-Resistant TB

William Jacobs, Jr., has determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis bacteria in laboratory culture.

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Research Round-Up

Hispanic Smoking Habits — Existing surveys of smoking behaviors among various demographics in the United States (U.S.) have previously failed to consider diversity within the Hispanic/Latino population; to address this knowledge gap, Dr. Robert Kaplan and collaborators from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) surveyed more than 16,000 Hispanic/Latino adults residing in four urban regions to gain... read more


Fighting Tuberculosis Dr. William Jacobs has been awarded $3 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to continue support of his research of tuberculosis (TB). Each year, TB kills more than 2 million people worldwide, a problem that has been aggravated by the emergence of multi-drug and extensively-drug-resistant strains (MDR-TB and XDR-TB) of... read more


Extended Support for Longevity Research — The National Institute on Aging has awarded Dr. Nir Barzilai more than $2 million over five years to extend the ongoing LonGenity project at Einstein. The long-term goal of the research has been to identify genes and traits that protect against age-related maladies, such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, extending human longevity. In... read more

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Dr. Betsy Herold

Dr. Betsy Herold
  • Infectious diseases

Dr. Herold is developing safe and effective topical microbicides for preventing HIV, genital herpes and other sexually transmitted infections.  She ...read more

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Dr. Wenjun GuoDr. Wenjun Guo
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology

Dr. Guo joins Einstein from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. more

He notes, "My lab is interested in two interlocking areas of stem cell biology: the molecular pathways that regulate the normal stem-cell state in the mammary gland, and the role of these pathways in the regulation of breast cancer stem cells." Dr. Guo's profile