From the monthly archives: July 2023

The Katz School of Science and Health has announced 11 new faculty research awards that will explore a range of challenges in STEM and the health sciences, from designing safer drugs for HIV treatment and exoskeletons for use in stroke rehabilitation to improving the mental health of the elderly and understanding the nature of financial […]

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Through bold thinking, rigorous scholarship and cross-cutting collaborations, Katz School faculty are pushing the boundaries of knowledge with their latest research to benefit people and society.


Dr. Jochen Raimann, Industry Professor, and Ariella Mermelstein ’21, M.A. in Mathematics

Dr. Raimann and Mermelstein, the lead author and a senior data analyst at […]

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By David DeFusco

Exoskeletons have been the stuff of science fiction as far back as the War of the Worlds, enabling fictional robots to outgun and outwit their nemeses. Real-world exoskeletons, like the one being developed by Natania Birnbaum, a student in the M.S. in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship, tend to be simpler devices […]

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An epidemiological study of dialysis patients conducted at the Renal Research Institute with the Katz School of Science and Health found that higher ultrafiltration rates in hemodialysis therapy tailored to body weight may put heavier patients at a higher risk of death.

In their research article in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of […]

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By Dave DeFusco

On Friday afternoons, Zak Benarroch, a 2021 graduate of the Katz School’s M.S. in Digital Marketing and Media, leaves the office early and his co-workers at Goldman Sachs barely notice. They know he’s heading to the Fifth Avenue Synagogue on the Upper East Side to prep for services.

At sundown, he’s […]

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