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Ads for Vivitrol in Grand Central Terminal, New York City

On my way to meet a friend, I walked through the Grand Central subway station and found myself confronted by a massive advertising campaign. Giant faces taking up much of the wall stared at me―black, white and Hispanic, all between 20 and 40 years old, looking serious and healthy. Big signs asked “What is Vivitrol?” Read More

Dr. Nir Barzilai discusses aging research at Pre-Hackathon Workshop.

One year ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a call to fund novel curricular activities to provide enhanced training for the next generation of biomedical scientists, with a specific focus on the skills necessary for conducting reproducible and rigorous (RR) research. A lack of reproducibility of major studies in biomedical science has been Read More

Right after getting the phone call from the doctor that my PET scan was clean!

I began medical school, like many of my peers, with some experience working with patients. I worked as a volunteer EMT with Cornell University EMS for four years during my undergraduate years; shadowed a cardiologist and an anesthesiologist through Cornell's Urban Summer program at NYP Hospital - Cornell and worked with patients during Global Medical Read More

Environmental Risks 2

Editors’ Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Forbes.com. A colleague recently sent me an article in the Daily News titled “Increased cancer rate in US linked to bad environment” and asking my opinion of it. The opening sentence read, “Improving the worst environments in the US could prevent 39 in every 100,000 cancer deaths.” The Daily News item Read More

einstein magazine - breaking the chains-cover

The latest edition of Einstein magazine shines a spotlight on the work of faculty members who are making strides both at the bench and at the bedside. Here are two examples from the magazine. The cover story in this edition details Einstein and Montefiore’s decades-long commitment to providing treatment and therapies to patients confronting opioid Read More

Dr. Andrew Racine speaking at a joint Masters Degree ceremony for Einstein's Clinical Research Training Program and the Einstein-Cardozo Master of Bioethics program at Einstein

Editors’ Note: On May 24, Dr. Andrew Racine gave the keynote address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s joint Masters Degree ceremony for Einstein's Clinical Research Training Program and the Einstein-Cardozo Master of Bioethics program. Dr. Racine, professor of clinical pediatrics at Einstein and system senior vice president and chief medical officer at Montefiore Health System, shared his insights about Read More