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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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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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Locating Structural Mutations in Genes

Locating Structural Mutations in Genes

In the June 6 issue of NatureMethods, Alexander Maslov, Ph.D., and Jan Vijg, Ph.D., described the first assay for detecting and quantifying genomic mutations known as somatic structural variants (somSVs) in normal cells. They include large deletions, inversions and translocations of DNA … read more >

Exploring the Brain-Glucose Connection

Exploring the Brain-Glucose Connection

In a study published this May in Diabetes, Meredith Hawkins, M.D., recently investigated whether the glucose regulatory mechanism in the brain’s hypothalamus is defective in people with diabetes, which could help account for their abnormally high blood-glucose levels. To seven healthy individuals … read more >

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