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Macy Faculty Scholars Program Award Recipients 2017
Dr. Djukic’s is one of five Faculty Scholars selected for 2017.
Researchers Find Cellular Sweet Spot in Skin-Cancer Battle
A team of researchers has pinpointed a sugar modification in cells that spurs the spread of skin cancer. Its findings spotlight a target in the battle against melanoma.
Sea Urchin Structure
Researchers from NYU Dentistry are investigating a protein found inside the spicules of a sea urchin embryo to understand what makes these proteins such efficient ‘brick organizers’
illustration: Emmanuel Kant looking at a brain
Top findings from the past month.
Dr. Haber
NYU Meyers’ Dr. Judith Haber among the five leaders honored for striving to achieve equity in local communities across the country
The College of Global Public Health Degree to Focus on Meeting 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals in Public Health
Mother with son
Using volunteers to train parents concerned about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their children can improve capacity to meet increasing ADHD treatment needs, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
people walking in city
Many older adults have fallen outdoors but lack an understanding of the risks for falls and how to prevent them, warranting efforts for outdoor fall prevention, finds a new study by New York University researchers.
Study Reveals Bath Salt Use Underreported
home healthcare
Research from NYU and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York examines language barriers’ impact on patient outcomes; notes a vulnerability gap for patients with limited English proficiency.
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