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Susan Band Horwitz Wins Prestigious Cancer Research Award for Anti-Tumor Drug Discovery
Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Secure $5.9 Million NCI Grant to Improve Cancer Care for Minority and Underserved Communities
Einstein and Montefiore Receive Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education

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How Premed Students Can Keep Up With the State of Medicine

A U.S. News & World Report article encourages prospective medical school applicants to read medical school blogs to get a sense of how students and physicians feel about the training process and the practice of medicine. Among the blogs named was The Doctor's Tablet, Einstein's award-winning blog featuring posts by faculty, researchers, physicians, and current students. The blog’s co-editors are Gordon Earle, associate dean for communications and public affairs, and David Flores, director of social media.

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Gene Test Might Spot Soccer Players at High Risk for Brain Trouble

Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., explains his published research suggesting that a gene variant, APOE-e4, increases the risk for cognitive impairment among amateur soccer players who most frequently head the ball. Dr. Lipton is professor of radiology and associate director of the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at Einstein, and director of MRI Services at Montefiore.

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Benzodiazepines Might be a 'Hidden Element' of the US' Overdose Epidemic

Joanna Starrels, M.D., M.S., raises concerns about the number of elderly people who are co-prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines, which can increase their risk for falls and confusion, in addition to overdose. Dr. Starrels is associate professor of medicine at Einstein and an internist at Montefiore.

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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