Fellows and Residents Present Research at ASH 2014
Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine fellows and residents were well represented at the 56th Annual American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition, which took place December 6-9, 2014 in San Francisco.
Epigenetic Changes May Explain Chronic Kidney Disease
A recent Genome Biology paper co-authored by Drs. John Greally and Katalin Susztak found that changes in the pattern of chemical modifications on DNA affecting gene expression in kidney cells might explain chronic kidney disease.
Nerves Play Key Role in Triggering Prostate Cancer and Influencing its Spread
Stem-cell expert Paul Frenette and researchers at Einstein have found that nerves play a critical role in both the development and spread of prostate tumors.
Discovery May Help Prevent Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia
Combining chemotherapy with nerve-protecting agents may prevent long-term bone marrow injury that causes anemia and improve the success of bone marrow transplants, according to a study led by Dr. Paul Frenette.
The Division of Hematology proudly announces the inception of the Bronx Blood Research Fund, committed to excellence in research and advancing therapy and management of thalassemias and hemoglobinopathies.
White Blood Cells Found to Play Key Role in Controlling Red Blood Cell Levels
A study led by Dr. Paul Frenette has revealed that macrophages also help to both produce and eliminate the body’s red blood cells.
Billett Appointed Hematology Chief
The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Henny Billett has been appointed the new Chief of the Division Hematology.
Cyrtrn Chosen as GHHS Speaker
Former students chose Dr. Lawrence Cytryn as an exemplary mentor to speak at the Gold Humanism Honor Society induction ceremony.
Hematology Faculty to be Honored at 2011 Convocation
Eight Department of Medicine faculty members were honored at the Einstein Academic Convocation Monday, September 26.