Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (AECOM) located in the Bronx, New York is a prestige medical college and research center established in 1955. AECOM has 750 M.D students, 350 Ph.D students in the Sue Golding Graduate Division including 125 in the combined MD/Ph.D program. There are 380 postdoctoral investigators at the Beifer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies. Recently the preeminent AECOM opened the Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion, a state of the art research center.

Address
1300 Morris Park Avenue Bronx, NY 10461
Website
http://www.aecom.yu.edu/home/default.asp
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein_College_of_Medicine

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Oncology & Cancer

COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients

Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center ...

HIV & AIDS

Treatment strategy may lead to HIV cure

Armed with a novel strategy they developed for bolstering the body's immune response, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have successfully suppressed HIV infections in mice—offering a path to a functional ...

Medical research

Experimental drug shows potential against Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have designed an experimental drug that reversed key symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice. The drug works by reinvigorating a cellular cleaning mechanism that gets rid ...

Medical research

A new strategy for making blood stem cells healthier

The hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells (HSCs) residing in our bone marrow produce all of our blood cells, including key immune cells that protect us from bacteria and viruses. As we age, our HSCs become less efficient ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds that children's immune response protects against COVID-19

The first study comparing the immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19 has detected key differences that may contribute to understanding why children usually have milder disease than adults. The findings also ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gut microbiome translates stress into sickle cell crises

A new study shows how chronic psychological stress leads to painful vessel-clogging episodes—the most common complication of sickle-cell disease (SCD) and a frequent cause of hospitalizations. The findings, made in mice, ...

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