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Robert H. Singer

Robert H. Singer, Ph.D.

Area(s) of expertise: Single-cell imagingmRNABiophotonics

Dr. Singer is a leader in the field of biophotonics, which enables scientists to observe activities within living cells at the molecular level, and in the study of mRNA, a molecule that controls… Learn more

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Pandemic Inspires New Push to Shrink Jails and Prisons

Matthew Akiyama, M.D., says accelerated decarceration due to the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to less rigorous discharge planning for people in jails and prisons who already have difficulty accessing medical care, treatment for addiction, and other services to help them re-enter society. Dr. Akiyama is assistant professor of medicine at Einstein and an internist at Montefiore.

Hysterical Women: Why is Hormonal Contraception Still Failing Us?

Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., discusses his study on the association between oral contraception use and the size of the brain’s hypothalamus in women. Dr. Lipton is professor of radiology and associate director of the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at Einstein, and director of MRI Services at Montefiore.

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It Will Take More Than a Vaccine to Beat COVID-19

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D., discusses the use of plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to potentially prevent and treat the disease. Dr. Pirofski is chief of infectious diseases at Einstein and Montefiore.

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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