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Cover of Einstein Magazine Summer-Fall 2018 colorful image depicts enzyme reaction

Whether its faculty members are training medical and graduate students or designing new drugs, Einstein focuses on patient care. The latest edition of Einstein magazine illustrates our mission through a pair of education and research articles. Life-saving science Improved patient care can emerge directly from Einstein’s basic science labs, as we learn from the story Read More

Editors’ Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Time.com. The New York Times reports that the Trump Administration, via the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is circulating a memo that seeks to define gender “on a basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.” This definition, to potentially apply throughout several federal Read More

Torso of man in grey tank wearing breast cancer ribbon

As a health psychologist dedicated to research and clinical efforts to enhance the quality of life and care of those facing cancer, I’ve come to see the many types of support breast cancer patients seek. This work led to my founding the Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD Living) Program in 2008. The program has since Read More

Dr. Paul Frenette

Editors’ Note: 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of Einstein’s Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine. We sat down with the director, Paul Frenette, M.D., to discuss recent advances in the field, his own research projects and his expectations for the coming decade. The Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine Read More

Recently, a generally healthy friend of mine had two small, unrelated surgeries over the course of a few months. For the first, a small operation on his hand, he received a prescription for 30 oxycodone pills. He used one the night after surgery, to make sure pain wouldn’t wake him. Over the next few days Read More

Young doctor examines patient (back to camera)

Many people think medical school is all about memorization and books. But some of the most valuable lessons I learned in my first year as a medical student came from a much different experience. No matter what stage you are at in your journey, there are always new facts, techniques and procedures to learn. You Read More