Medscape - December 13, 2019
In the third segment of a four-part series, Jill Crandall, M.D. explains the progression of type 2 diabetes, the risk of complications, and the importance of insulin therapy to manage the disease. Dr. Crandall is chief of the division of endocrinology at Einstein and Montefiore.
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Medscape - December 13, 2019
Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., discusses his study, presented as an abstract at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting, on the association between oral contraception use and the size of the brain’s hypothalamus. 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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US News & World Report - December 13, 2019
Chaim Putterman, M.D., writes about new lupus research in which scientists examine individual cells from diseased organs to identify genetic “signatures” that may be driving a patient’s disease. Dr. Putterman is chief of the division of rheumatology at Einstein and Montefiore.
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The Scientist - December 13, 2019
Scott Emmons, Ph.D., comments on a study that determined how a single neuron in C. elegans relays two different stimuli, which indicates the complexity of the roundworm’s system. Dr. Emmons is professor of genetics and in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, and is the Siegfried Ullmann Chair in Molecular Genetics.
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Fox5 - December 13, 2019
Richard Lipton, M.D., discusses the results of a Phase 3 clinical trial of Ubrogepant, a drug designed to treat acute migraine. Dr. Lipton is Edwin S. Lowe Professor and vice chair of the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Einstein, and director of the Montefiore Headache Center.
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ABC News - November 21, 2019
Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D., comments on Aspergillus, the fungus responsible for infections that led to six deaths at a Seattle hospital over two decades. Dr. Pirofski is professor of medicine and of microbiology & immunology and chief of the division of infectious diseases at Einstein and Montefiore.
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine - November 11, 2019
Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., comments on consumer genetic tests, like 23andMe, and the challenges and opportunities they present to health systems. Dr. Dolan is professor and vice chair for research in obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein and a clinical geneticist at Montefiore.
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The Scientist - October 5, 2019
Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., who designed his own laboratory tools to study rat brains as a Ph.D. student, is profiled in a feature on his life and body of research, including recent key findings about the cerebellum’s role in addiction and behavior. Dr. Khodakhah is professor and chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience at Einstein.
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PBS Newshour - September 17, 2019
Alan Shapiro, M.D., discusses the harmful physical and mental effects of detaining migrant children in government detention facilities. Dr. Shapiro is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Einstein and senior medical director of community pediatrics programs at Children's Hospital at Montefiore.
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Science - September 16, 2019
Research by Paul Frenette, M.D., has advanced what we know about how nerves spur the development and spread of prostate cancer. His new research investigates how beta blockers, which target the nervous system, may help treat cancer. Dr. Frenette is professor of medicine and of cell biology, and chair and director of the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research.
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The Scientist - September 10, 2019
David Q.H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., details the limitations of a study that claims sticky clumps of DNA and protein extruded by immune cells help gallstones form. Dr. Wang is professor of medicine and of genetics at Einstein.
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