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Successful Heart Xenotransplant Experiments at NYU Langone Set Protocol for Pig-to-Human Organ Transplantation
A team at NYU Langone Health successfully transplanted two genetically engineered pig hearts into recently deceased humans in June and July, marking the latest advances toward addressing the nationwide organ shortage and developing a clinical protocol that would provide an alternative supply of organs for people with life-threatening heart disease.
Along with high blood pressure, diabetes, and smoking, environmental factors such as air pollution are highly predictive of people's chances of dying, especially from heart attack and stroke, a new study shows.
A sensor-equipped computer program can accurately identify and count arm movements in people undergoing stroke rehabilitation, a new study shows.
Mirati Therapeutics presented the first clinical data demonstrating CNS-specific activity of a KRASG12C inhibitor in patients with NSCLC with active and untreated CNS metastases.
Initial study results show that an experimental drug, called nemvaleukin alfa, when used alone or in combination with another anticancer drug may be effective in treating several types of late-stage cancers in some patients.
Pancreatic transplants are difficult to pull off for Type 1 diabetes, but new technology may make it possible, and infusions of spinal fluid from young mice to older ones reportedly reverses memory loss.
For Three Years in a Row, Faculty Members at NYU Langone Health Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health and an internationally renowned expert in cell signaling and cancer biology, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
David Sabatini has withdrawn his name for consideration for a faculty post at New York University Langone Health.
NYU Langone Health Launches New Hearing Loss and Screening Program for Low-Income Immigrant Families
In the United States, five out of every 1,000 children suffer from hearing loss. After accounting for immigrant children from Mexico and China, that figure increases by at least 7.5 percent.
In the presence of pancreatic tumors, certain immune cells break down structural proteins into molecules that trigger the building of dense tissue, a known barrier to therapy, a new study finds.
By revealing the structure of a protein used by bacteria to pump out antibiotics, a research team designed an early-stage therapeutic that sabotages the pump and restores the effectiveness of antibiotics.
Skin Cancer Cells - As they Spread to the Brain - use an Alzheimer's Protein to Sabotage Immune Defenses
Published online March 9 in Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, the study found that in melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, cancer cells that have spread to the brain depend on amyloid beta to survive there.
9 Meters Biopharma Announces a Collaboration with NYU Langone Health Investigating NM-102 as a Potential Treatment for an Autoimmune Disorder
9 Meters Biopharma, Inc. announced today a collaboration with NYU Langone Health investigating the pre-clinical use of 9 Meters' gut-restricted tight junction regulator, NM-102, for an undisclosed autoimmune condition with a large unmet need.
Pioneer in Children's Behavioral and Mental Health Named Chair of the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health
Jennifer Havens has been named the Arnold Simon Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health.
Cells push and pull on surrounding tissue to move in groups as they form organs in an embryo, track down invading bacteria, and as they become cancerous and spread.
A region crossing the folded surface of the top of the brain, called the dorsal precentral gyrus, plays an essential role in how people use the sound of their voices to control how they want the words to sound, a new study shows.
Published online February 2 in the journal Cell, the new study found that infection with the pandemic virus, SARS-CoV-2, indirectly dials down the action of olfactory receptors, proteins on the surfaces of nerve cells in the nose that detect the molecules associated with odors.
A new risk score can identify men and women under age 50 most likely to develop a cancer of the colon or rectum, an international study shows.
Blood Markers of Brain Cell Damage Higher Over Short Term in COVID-19 Patients than in Alzheimer's Patients
Patients hospitalized for COVID-19 had higher levels over the short term of blood proteins known to rise with neurological damage than non-COVID-19 patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds.
Gene editing has broken through to a new level as a Maryland man recovers from surgery in which a heart from a genetically modified pig may save his life.