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Students Share Purim Spirit with Hospital Patients Around New York City

On Purim, over 60 Yeshiva University students helped spread the holiday festivities to fellow Jews by participating in the annual Simcha Deliveries program. Dressed in costume, the young men and women visited patients, sang, and delivered mishloach manot, traditional holiday gifts of food, to eight different hospitals and nursing homes around Manhattan and the Bronx.

Novel Test Identifies Lymphoma Patients Likely to Respond to New Therapy

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a genetic signature identifying cases of lymphoma that are uniquely susceptible to a newly developed molecular targeted therapy. As a result, physicians organizing clinical trials of the new therapy will be able to enroll patients who’ll be most likely to benefit from it.

Researchers at Einstein and Beth Israel Identify Gene Mutation as Major Cause of Parkinson’s Among Ashkenazi Patients

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and its Manhattan hospital affiliate, Beth Israel Medical Center, have found that a specific mutation in a single gene is a major cause of Parkinson’s disease among Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jews. The report will appear in the January 26 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

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