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2012-09-13 10:27:01

NUMBER ONE-RANKED HOSPITAL IN NEW JERSEY JOINS RED BULLS IN SIX-YEAR PARTNERSHIP HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Red Bulls and Hackensack University Health Network announced today a six-year partnership making HackensackUMC the Official Hometown Hospital of the New York Red Bulls. "We are very excited to partner with Hackensack University Health Network, home to the top hospital in New Jersey and one of the elite healthcare providers in the New...

2012-08-27 23:01:20

Mitchell Vazquez is an enthusiastic philanthropic donor and believes that every child should have access to education. He attended a public school in Seattle where he excelled academically and athletically. Recently he gave his support to the NYU Langone Medical Center in their effort for expansions to metropolitan hospitals. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 Mitchell Vazquez is an enthusiastic philanthropic donor and believes that every child should have access to education. He attended...

2012-08-22 06:27:25

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and NYU Professor Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport, a leading researcher in wireless communication engineering, has been chosen the 2012 recipient of the IEEE William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Education Society. The prestigious award is presented annually to an IEEE Education Society member who has made significant...

2012-08-21 22:45:22

Treating very young infants with antibiotics may predispose them to being overweight in childhood, according to a study of more than 10,000 children by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and published in the online August 21, 2012, issue of the International Journal of Obesity. The study found that on average, children exposed to antibiotics from birth to 5 months of age weighed more for their height than children who weren't exposed....

2012-08-08 06:24:09

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York University and Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) announced that National Instruments (NI) is joining them as the founding industrial sponsor in launching the world's first academic research center combining the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing and medical applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) Called NYU WIRELESS, the center researches advanced communications and antenna...

2012-07-26 18:20:25

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will broadcast Doctor Radio Reports: College Admissions, a live, one-hour call-in show hosted by veteran journalist Perri Peltz featuring an expert panel of guests--Tulane University President Scott S. Cowen, Veritas Tutors founder Matthew Bardin and Glenn Saxe, M.D., the Arnold Simon Professor and Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Langone Medical Center--who will explore the myths...

2012-07-19 06:28:03

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have assembled a powerful consortium of government and business support to advance beyond today's fourth generation (4G) wireless technologies toward 5G cellular networks that could potentially increase cell phone capacity by more than 1,000 times. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the team...

2012-05-25 09:53:58

Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have, for the first time, identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer. "This was certainly an unexpected finding," said principal investigator Robert J. Schneider, PhD, the Albert Sabin Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, associate director for translational research and co-director of the Breast Cancer Program at NYU Langone Medical Center. "It is rather uncommon for one gene to have two very...

2012-05-16 22:24:14

Scientists optimistic that targeting pathway's cellular transcription process will lead to death of multiple myeloma cells Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have identified a target for slowing the progression of multiple myeloma by using currently available drugs. Published recently in Nature Cell Biology, the study reveals a pathway that, if deactivated, may help slow the development of the disease. "We have the ability to target this pathway with drugs that already exist,"...

2012-04-10 09:12:00

New policies aimed at controlling costs should not follow 'one size fits all' approach In the current hyper-charged United States healthcare debate, the focus on lowering cost without compromising quality of care remains a priority. But according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and colleagues, one common approach may have serious unintended consequences. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) Clinical Scholars program and the United States...