HIV Researcher Boosted by State-Funded Grant

Daniel Malamud, Ph.D., adjunct professor of medicine (infectious diseases) at NYU School of Medicine, professor of basic science at NYU College of Dentistry, and director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program (HARP) at NYU College of Dentistry, has dedicated his career to researching HIV. His recent research is on the development of a new rapid HIV… Read More

Researcher Examines Connection Between Thyroid Function & Heart Failure

Martin Gerdes, Ph.D. Professor, Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine What is your area of research? I’ve been doing translational research on heart failure for the past 35 years. My work has focused on the correlation between thyroid conditions and heart failure and exploring how extremely small doses of thyroid hormones… Read More

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Med Student Pays it Forward with Diversity Outreach

Growing up in Elmont, NY, Dondre Irving was surrounded by diversity, except for one key area — all his doctors were white. Irving had no idea this was a national trend until he started learning about the medical field, hoping to become part of the disproportionately small group of black men in medicine. In fact,… Read More

Pediatric Cancer Researcher Talks Increasing Survival Rates, Decreased Funding

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D. ‌New York Medical College Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation‌ Director, Children and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology & Anatomy What is your area of research, and what discoveries have you made… Read More

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Pipeline Program Leads Single Mom from GED to MD/PHD

Emma Wallace’s life is a study in unexpected outcomes, so it shouldn’t be surprising that she will soon graduate medical school with a dual MD/PhD degree. Yet, it is. “I didn’t think women in my situation could have these opportunities,” she said. Born in England to a West Indian mother and British father, Wallace spent… Read More

Einstein Stem Cell Researcher Looks for Answers in Zebrafish

Teresa V. Bowman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology and Department of Medicine (Oncology) Researcher, Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine How did you come to work in New York State? Before coming to Einstein in June 2013, I… Read More