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
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Medical research

Brain cells found to control aging

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. The finding, made in mice, could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related ...

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

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, ...

Cancer

Novel drug shows promise against acute myeloid leukemia

In a study published online today in Science Translational Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers report that an experimental peptide (small protein) drug shows promise against the often-lethal cancer acute ...

Cancer

Gut microbiome may make chemo drug toxic to patients

Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers report that the composition of people's gut bacteria may explain why some of them suffer life-threatening reactions after taking a key drug for treating metastatic colorectal ...

Cancer

Study shows how nerves drive prostate cancer

In a study in today's issue of Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore Medicine, report that certain nerves sustain prostate cancer growth by triggering a switch that causes tumor vessels ...

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