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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

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

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Even the healthiest among us who are lucky enough to live long lives will break down and, ultimately, shut down. We age; we die. Yet this seemingly unavoidable process will likely change in the foreseeable future. In recent years, the prospect of curbing aging has gained traction, increasing not only the average human life span Read More

Dr. Arno Motulsky

Arno Motulsky, one of the founders of human medical genetics, died on January 17, 2018, at the age of 94 in Seattle (New York Times obituary, 1/29/18). I doubt his name is familiar to any of our current medical or graduate students, yet he pioneered studies of the genetics of heart disease, blood disorders, infections Read More

Many faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and elsewhere are likely inundated with requests to contribute articles to journals—none of which they’ve ever heard of. When I started receiving such requests, I was first surprised; then I became skeptical. As the requests kept pouring in, I created a folder in my email named Read More

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Because I am an internal-medicine physician, friends and family members frequently ask me to recommend other physicians. When I make these endorsements, they are always of doctors who I trust will deliver the most evidence-based care. Why? Because the doctor who keeps up with the medical literature, whose practice evolves to incorporate new scientific discoveries Read More