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
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Autism spectrum disorders

Some children can 'recover' from autism, but problems often remain

Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher discusses the urgent need for effective Ebola treatments

The current ebolavirus outbreak in central Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ranks as the second largest and second deadliest in history: more than 600 cases and more than 370 deaths as of January 6, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study identifies how hantaviruses infect lung cells

Hantaviruses cause severe and sometimes fatal respiratory infections, but how they infect lung cells has been a mystery. In today's issue of Nature, an international team including researchers at Albert Einstein College of ...

Medical research

Novel combination therapy promotes wound healing

By incorporating a gene-suppressing drug into an over-the-counter gel, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their colleagues cut healing time by half and significantly improved healing outcomes compared ...

Neuroscience

Soccer heading worse for women's brains than for men's

Women's brains are much more vulnerable than men's to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore. The study found that regions of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Blood cancer precursor found in 9/11 firefighters

A study in today's issue of JAMA Oncology reports that New York City firefighters exposed to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster site face an increased risk for developing myeloma precursor disease (MGUS), which can lead ...

Medical research

Research explains link between exercise and appetite loss

Ever wonder why intense exercise temporarily curbs your appetite? In research described in today's issue of PLOS Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers reveal that the answer is all in your head—more specifically, ...

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