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2014-02-04 16:29:33

$3 Million Gift Establishes Anaerobic Structural Biology Program, Focusing on C. Difficile BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the foe is a disease-causing microbe, identifying the structure of its component proteins can greatly aid efforts to kill or disable it. Research to gain this knowledge will be bolstered by a $3 million grant from The Price Family Foundation. The gift to Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the University of...

2014-01-07 04:21:16

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More women are choosing science careers, yet women are notoriously underrepresented in senior academic positions--often because they abandon their careers due to pessimism about advancement. New research suggests that putting more women in decision-making roles on the teams that organize symposia could offer a simple, effective step forward. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Women have made dramatic...

2013-11-20 16:26:16

Funds to support research focused on underserved populations NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Health has awarded Montefiore Medical Center a $1.17 million grant to support the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, a joint project between Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The funds from the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) will allow Montefiore and Einstein to...

2013-10-30 10:43:03

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen two leading aging researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to chair panels at the first symposium on "geroscience"—the study of how aging influences the onset of chronic diseases. Aging is a major risk factor for major chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Understanding the biological processes that underlie aging could lead to new ways of treating or even preventing...

2013-04-15 20:22:29

Over $400 Million Raised to Date, Including Largest Gift in the College of Medicine's History BRONX, N.Y., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing an enthusiastic gathering of more than 400 supporters, alumni and faculty, Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, tonight publicly announced the College of Medicine's largest fundraising effort--a capital campaign to raise at least $500 million,...

2012-11-12 16:24:45

Leading Researcher and Clinician to Drive Strategic Goals for World-Renowned Children's Hospital at Montefiore NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University today named Judy Aschner, M.D., chair of the pediatrics department at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore and professor and university chair of pediatrics at Einstein. Aschner joins from Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt...

2012-09-17 06:27:56

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded nearly $11 million to Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to carry out a five-year multi-institutional study of hemoglobin toxicity that may complicate blood transfusions and reduce the effectiveness of blood substitutes. The long-term goals include making blood transfusions safer and more effective and better...

Albert Einstein's Brain To Go On Display At London Exhibit
2012-03-28 07:13:10

Sections of Albert Einstein's brain will be displayed in Britain on Thursday at an exhibition in London, along with other historical figures. Two sections of the brain will be going on display at the Wellcome Collection show "Brains: The Mind As Matter." The slides from Einstein's brain are on loan from the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, where they were shown publicly for the first time in the U.S. in 2011. When Einstein died at the age of 76 in 1955 his body was cremated and ashes...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

The 2011 STEM Survey published by IESD Inc, and STEM Market Impact, LLC is available free today, Einstein's birthday. This report provides essential market data for CEOs, Marketers, and Product Developers that create products and services for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education (STEM). (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Happy Birthday, Einstein! For all you CEOs, Marketers, and Product Developers that create products and services for the next generation of Einsteins, we are giving away...

2011-12-16 12:15:00

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a morning ceremony today, New York City Council Member James Vacca, along with administrators and faculty members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, celebrated the re-launch of Einstein's Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC). Thanks to Council Member Vacca's support, Einstein now houses an advanced magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy system (MRI/MRS) that provides imaging...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Cosmological Constant -- The cosmological constant (usually denoted by the Greek capital letter lambda: Λ) is a value occurring in Einstein's theory of general relativity. The units of Λ are 1/second2; its value is unknown but believed to be positive based on recent observations. The constant is proportional to the energy density of the vacuum ρ, where π is Pi, G is the gravitational constant and c is the speed of light in vacuum. The term can be postive, negative, or...

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