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Discovery of Major Cause of Lupus Complication Leads to Clinical Trial of Promising Therapy
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Neutralizing Antibody Response to Yellow Fever Vaccination Attenuated in South America

Kartik Chandran, Ph.D., and Denise Haslwanter, Ph.D., describe their study that finds the human antibody response induced by the widely used yellow fever vaccine has reduced activity against the recent Brazilian strain of the virus. Dr. Chandran is professor of microbiology & immunology and the Harold and Muriel Block Faculty Scholar in Virology at Einstein. Dr. Haslwanter is a research fellow in Dr. Chandran's lab.

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The New York Times
The Benefits and Pitfalls of Prenatal Genetic Tests

In a letter to the editor, written in response to a story about false positives in prenatal genetic testing, Susan Klugman, M.D., explains that these tests, like mammography, are for screening, not diagnosis, and that healthcare practitioners with appropriate training must provide genetic counseling to parents prior to testing. Dr. Klugman is professor of pediatrics and of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein, and director of reproductive and medical genetics at Montefiore.

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US News & World Report
Unhealthy Heart May Be Bigger Threat to Women's Brains Than Men's

Richard Lipton, M.D., comments on a study highlighting the connection between heart and brain health, particularly in women. Dr. Lipton is professor in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and of epidemiology & population health and holds the Edwin S. Lowe Professor at Einstein, and is vice chair of neurology at Einstein and Montefiore.

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When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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