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Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Big Data Comes to Academic Medicine

Einstein and Montefiore are building an innovative health informatics system that can capture, contextualize and assess data from research studies and patient encounters—with the ultimate goal of improving healthcare.  read article >

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Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Changing the Face of Cancer Research

Access to clinical trials is now an integral part of providing high-quality cancer care. But people of color have been historically underrepresented in these studies. Dr. Joe Sparano and his colleagues, supported by a NCI grant, are working to change that.  read article >

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TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine

Graduate student Steve Kennedy, who works in the lab of Dr. Steven Porcelli, uses whiteboard animation to explain his research on a vaccine to thwart drug-resistant tuberculosis strains.  watch video >

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Studying Lupus Cell by Cell

Studying Lupus Cell by Cell

Systemiclupus erythematosus (SLE) occurs when a hyperactive immune system attacks the body’s own tissues, resulting in chronic inflammation and organ damage. Inflammation of the kidneys, or lupus nephritis (LN), affects nearly half of SLE patients, leading to potentially fatal kidney failure. Medications … read more >

Clocking in for Embryonic Development

Clocking in for Embryonic Development

Early in the course of vertebrate development, the primitive backbone (consisting of a clump of cells) must be sliced into vertebral percursors called somites. This segmentation of somites is controlled by oscillator-mechanism (“clock”) genes belonging to the Hes/Her family of genes. The … read more >

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