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Lisa H. Shulman, M.D.

Area(s) of expertise: Autism early diagnosis/identificationLearning disordersAutism management/intervention

Dr. Shulman is a developmental pediatrician with special expertise in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and learning disabilities. Her research interests include early identification of autism, healthcare disparity in autism diagnosis and management, and… Learn more

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Scientists Examine Kids' Unique Immune Systems as More Fall Victim to Covid

Betsy Herold, M.D., describes children's strong mucosal immune defenses in the nose and throat, which launch swift and potent attacks against the coronavirus, usually preventing serious cases of COVID-19. Dr. Herold is chief of infectious diseases and vice chair for research in the department of pediatrics at Einstein and Children's Hospital at Montefiore and the Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Pediatrics at Einstein.

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9/11 First Responders Face Higher Cancer Risk 20 Years Later

Charles Hall, Ph.D., comments on his research that found first responders to the World Trade Center site on 9/11 have increased risk of certain cancers, including prostate cancer, which has been detected earlier than expected. Dr. Hall is professor of epidemiology & population health and in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Einstein.

Additional coverage includes: Yahoo News and MedPage Today (login required)

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Scientific American
Health Effects of 9/11 Still Plague Responders and Survivors

Rachel Zeig-Owens, Dr.P.H., discusses her research on FDNY first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attack, including findings that those who arrived at the World Trade Center site earliest have the highest rates of respiratory disease. Dr. Zeig-Owens is assistant professor of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and director of epidemiology and the lead epidemiologist for the World Trade Center Health Program at the Fire Department of the City of New York.

Additional Coverage includes The Scientist, NPR


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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