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2011-07-16 00:00:37

Dr. Longobardi to lead the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Raphael S. F. Longobardi, MD, FAAOS has been named Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center (MHMC). As the new Chairman of the Department, Dr. Longobardi will lead and implement a vision for the newly structured orthopedic department. "Developing a vision for the...

2011-06-14 09:50:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that it is the first medical center in the Northeast to use PatientSecure(TM) -- a cutting-edge biometric technology - to identify patients. Utilizing near infrared light to map an image of the blood-flow pattern through the veins in a person's palm, the digital palm image is converted into a unique patient identifier that interfaces with the medical center's electronic health record system. "Vein...

2011-06-05 23:01:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center announced that it has reached a historic and unprecedented philanthropic milestone, raising $1 billion in less than four years. "This is a historic moment for our medical center," said Kenneth G. Langone, chairman of the Board of Trustees. "We have the most extraordinary friends and benefactors who, through their generosity of spirit and action, have helped propel NYU Langone Medical Center to the forefront of clinical...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Leading provider of CME introduces new titles in Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthamology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Urology. Glendale, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 13, 2011 Audio-Digest Foundation announced today 19 new issues of Continuing Medical Education (CME) audio programs covering 17 medical specialties...

2010-12-16 10:22:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that it has appointed internationally renowned scientist and leader Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, as the first director of the Neuroscience Institute and the Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, effective January 2012. Dr. Tsien--a member of both the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences and a former Rhodes Scholar--joins NYU Langone from Stanford University, where he currently serves as the...

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2010-12-01 06:15:11

According to a study, there have been high levels of variability and inconsistencies regarding children's liquid medication labeling and measuring devices.  The study, which will appear in the December 15 issue of JAMA, examined 200 of the top-selling cough/cold, allergy, analgesic and gastrointestinal over-the-counter liquid medications for children. "In November 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new voluntary guidelines to industry groups responsible for...

2010-09-22 17:38:37

Researchers from the Cardiac & Vascular Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center will present at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2010 scientific symposium on September 21-25, 2010 in Washington, DC. They will be available for interviews during the conference. Louis Miller, MDInterventional Cardiology Fellow, Department of Medicine, Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology at NYU Langone Medical Center Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Presenter"¢Very Long-term Clinical...

2010-09-08 17:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it will broadcast a special edition of Doctor Radio Reports: "9/11 - Doctors Who Answered the Call," a one-hour roundtable discussion hosted by veteran journalist Perri Peltz on which world-class doctors from the NYU Langone Medical Center including H. Leon Pachter, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery; Mark Adelman, MD, Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; and Lewis R. Goldfrank,...

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2010-06-03 13:55:00

Using sophisticated genomic analysis, scientists have probed the ancestry of several Jewish and non-Jewish populations and better defined the relatedness of contemporary Jewish people. The research, published by Cell Press in the June issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics, may shed light on the question, first raised more than a century ago, of whether Jews are a race, a religious group or something else. The genetic, cultural and religious traditions of contemporary Jewish people...

2010-05-14 09:49:28

Finding could lead to the development of new treatments for atherosclerosis Researchers at two laboratories at NYU Langone Medical Center have collaborated to identify a tiny micro-RNA, miR-33, that regulates key genes involved in cellular cholesterol transport. The study, published online May 13, 2010 in Science, found that inhibitors of miR-33 may be beneficial because they could enhance cholesterol removal from tissues and raise levels of HDL -- shown in clinical trials to promote...


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