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A New Hope: Exploring Novel Approaches to Lupus

Chaim Putterman, M.D., writes about new lupus research in which scientists examine individual cells from diseased organs to identify genetic “signatures” that may be driving a patient’s disease. Dr. Putterman is chief of the division of rheumatology at Einstein and Montefiore.

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How One Neuron Regulates Two Separate Behaviors

Scott Emmons, Ph.D., comments on a study that determined how a single neuron in C. elegans relays two different stimuli, which indicates the complexity of the roundworm’s system. Dr. Emmons is professor of genetics and in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, and is the Siegfried Ullmann Chair in Molecular Genetics.

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New Migraine Drug Shows Promise in Clinical Trial to Treat Patients With No Other Options

Richard Lipton, M.D., discusses the results of a Phase 3 clinical trial of Ubrogepant, a drug designed to treat acute migraine. Dr. Lipton is Edwin S. Lowe Professor and vice chair of the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Einstein, and director of the Montefiore Headache Center.

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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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