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Einstein Researchers Discover a Novel Strategy for Preventing Artery Clogging that Leads to Heart Disease

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified a cellular protein that promotes atherosclerosis, the process that causes heart disease by narrowing coronary arteries. Therapies that inactivate this protein could offer an entirely new approach for combating heart disease, the leading cause of death among Americans.

Yeshiva College Sophomore Alex Kushnir of Monsey, NY, Participates in Heart Disease Conference in Israel

Yeshiva University sophomore Alex Kushnir participated in a major conference of leading scientists and doctors in October in Eilat, Israel, of the International Academic Friends of Israel (IAFI). Co-sponsoring the conference, “Frontiers of Cardiovascular Science,” were Columbia University, The Cardiovascular Foundation, and the Israel Atherosclerosis Society.

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