“New York Construction” magazine has presented its Best Health Care Project Award for 2008 to the Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/ Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified genetic markers that signal poor outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer. These findings could one day lead to a genetic test that could help select or predict successful treatment options for patients with this type of cancer. The results were published in the American Journal of Pathology.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University officially opens its 223,000-square-foot Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion on June 12. The five-story, $220-million facility is the largest and most significant research building to be constructed in the Bronx in half a century. It houses 40 research teams, with 400 scientists, dedicated to advancing a broad array of biomedical research.
For those who think predetermining gender is a modern idea, the Talmud—redacted fourteen centuries ago—discusses ways to increase the likelihood of having a male child (give lots of charity, bid farewell to the Sabbath with wine, not beer).