New York News in Research: December  2016
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Single Dose of Hallucinogenic Drug Psilocybin Relieves Anxiety & Depression in Patients with Advanced Cancer

When combined with psychological counseling, a single dose of a mind-altering compound contained in psychedelic mushrooms significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients for months at a time, according to results of a clinical trial led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.

University of Rochester Medical Center: Wilmot Scientists Exploit Cell Metabolism to Attack Cancer

NYU Langone Medical Center: Combination Immune Therapy Shows Promise Against Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Columbia University Medical Center: Leukemia Drug Combo Shows Promise in Early Phase I Clinical Trial

Stony Brook Medicine: Study Reveals More Individuals May Have "Masked" Hypertension than Thought

Weill Cornell Medicine: Cells of the Immune System Implicated in High Blood Pressure-Related Dementia

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University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: New Clues to Myelination Could Help Identify Ways to Intervene in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Weill Cornell Medicine: Neuroimaging Categorizes Four Depression Subtypes

Columbia University Medical Center: Hearing Deficits in Schizophrenia Tied to Specific Brain Receptor

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Brain Activity May Predict Risk of Falls in Older Adults

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University of Rochester Medical Center: First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine: Osteopathic Manipulation May Improve Balance and Reduce Oxidative Stress in Parkinson's 

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Weill Cornell Medicine: Researchers Examine Effect of Mesh Treatment on Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Incontinence

NYU Langone Medical Center: Cellular 'Cannibalism' May Be Underway Across Evolution

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Stem Cell Memories May Hold Answer to Their Reproduction, Study Finds
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Penn State Researchers Awarded $12.2 Million to Study Alzheimer's Disease

University of Rochester Medical Center: Research Will Explore New Therapies for Huntington's Disease

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Awarded Five Year Spinal Cord Injury Model System Grant

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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Professor and Feinstein Researcher Awarded $1.8M Grant for Spine Study

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: NIH Funds Center for Diabetes Translation Research Led by Einstein

NYS Department of Health Seeks ECRIP Reviewers

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Columbia University Medical Center: By Studying His Own Disease, Grad Student Hopes to Help Others

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Stony Brook Medicine: Bahl Center Will Transform Approach to Precision Cancer Medicine

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NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Presents Heart Research at NYC's Mount Sinai

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Mount Sinai Researcher Awarded Second Annual Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research from Michael J. Fox Foundation

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Stony Brook Medicine: Licensing Agreement with Codagenix Advances Next Generation Viral Vaccines

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