Research

Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Outsmarting Ebola: Innovative Research

Kartik Chandran, Ph.D., describes the strategies he and his colleagues are using to develop treatments for Ebola viral infections. A 3-D animation shows how Ebola enters a cell and delivers its payload.  watch video >

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Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Immunotherapy: Wielding a Powerful Weapon

Einstein scientists are finding ways to dial the immune system up or down. This strategy could play a significant role in treating cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, arthritis and other major diseases.  read article >

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Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

Malaria Research: Progress and Promise

From the lab to the field, Einstein-Montefiore researchers are actively seeking new treatments for the deadly mosquito-borne illness—with a special focus on cerebral malaria.  read article >

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Generating “Mini-Retinas” from Human Stem Cells

Generating “Mini-Retinas” from Human Stem Cells

Recent technical advances in stem cell research have allowed researchers to generate complex structures called organoids that resemble whole organs. In the visual sciences, retinal organoids, or “mini-retinas,” are used to model human retinal development and disease. Wei Liu, Ph.D., and colleagues … read more >

Surgery Superior to Medical Therapy for Severe Heart Disease

Surgery Superior to Medical Therapy for Severe Heart Disease

Heart attacks and coronary artery disease produce a reduction in blood flow (ischemia) to the left ventricle (the heart’s main pumping chamber), making it enlarged and weak (cardiomyopathy)—an often-lethal condition called ischemic cardiomyopathy. In a major study published in April, in the New … read more >

Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2016

 

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18, 2016