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Fall 2012 edition of Pulse magazine


Read about New Jersey Medical School faculty, students, staff and alumni in the Fall 2012 edition of Pulse magazine. Click here for more information.

 

 



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Robert Ledeen, Ph.D. Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences at NJMS

was honored in the June 2012 issue of Springer Link's Neurochemical Research. This special issue highlights Dr. Ledeen's lifetime achievements in the field of glycolipid research. Dr. Ledeen is prominent in the field of neurochemistry and glycobiology. For many years, Dr. Ledeen has been involved in glycolipid research as his work continuously influences the direction of the field today. His current studies in the ganglioside field, in association with Dr. Gusheng Wu, have led to fresh insights into the etiology and possible treatment of Parkinson's disease. Click here to read the preface to the special issue.

 

 


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Post-Doc Fellows Earn NJ Commission on Cancer Research Grants

Three NJMS post-doctoral fellows have earned New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research grants totaling more than $270,000 to continue their ground-breaking work. The fellows, Shruti Goel, PhD, Marcus Shin, PhD, and Jessica Tome-Garcia, PhD, each of whom earned $91,000 grants, are making great strides in cancer research at the NJMS/UH Cancer Center...Read More.

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Click here to view the national broadcast, which was aired on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Andrew Kaufman, MD, featured on NBC 4 New York's "I-Team"

Andrew Kaufman, MD, Director of the NJMS Comprehensive Pain Center and a Pain Management Expert at The University Hospital, was featured on NBC 4 New York's "I-Team" segment where he discussed the dangers in medical doctors prescribing too much medication to their patients, ultimately, leading the patients into addiction. This example focuses on, Dr. Tomasito Virey, a New York physician, accused of running a "pill mill" in his clinic, located in Castle Hill, Bronx, New York. Several complaints have been made lodged against Dr. Virey, indicating that he is the cause of his patient's pain medication addiction.

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  NYU and UMDNJ Share National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant for HIV Prevention Research

New York College (NYU) of Dentistry and UMDNJ will share a $3.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant for HIV Prevention research. Min Lu, MD, NJMS Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the Public Health Research Institute Center, is leading this prevention research along with Daniel Malamud, MD, NYU's College of Dentistry Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, and, Director of the HIV/AIDS Research program. This will be the first study to evaluate whether gp340, a protein found in saliva and other mucosal secretions, can prevent HIV transmission in vivo...Read more.

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NJMS Students Take Top Honors at Annual Poster Competition

Four New Jersey Medical School students have earned top honors at the Cancer Research Summer Student Program's annual symposium and poster competition...Read More.

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NJMS Researchers Seek to Discover Mechanism for Immune Reaction to Hip Implants

In the November 2011 issue of the Journal of Immunology researchers at NJMS reported that inert titanium in artificial joints may induce an inflammatory response in patients causing severe pain and requiring follow-up surgery. Click here to read the News Release. Those same researchers are now hard at work in an attempt to identify the mechanisms responsible for this immune reaction...Read more.

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Maria L. Soto-Greene, MD, FACP, Vice Dean - NJMS, recently received a five-year grant award, representing a total of $3.5 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE). Since 1991, the HCOE has received funding for every competitive cycle. As Director of the Hispanic Center of Excellence for over 21 years, Dr. Soto-Greene has gained a national reputation for promoting and implementing diversity and cultural competence. The HCOE has focused its initiatives on enhancing academic performance of Hispanic and other underserved populations by increasing the recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty and students at all levels. Thus, NJMS has created an environment that values diversity and inclusion for faculty and students to be successful. Receiving this grant will allow NJMS to continue to promote academic excellence in the Hispanic and other underrepresented populations. Click here for more information on the HCOE or contact the Office for Diversity and Community Engagement at 973-972-3762.

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Torian Easterling, MD’07, MPH, Assistant Professor of the Department of Family Medicine and Department of Preventive and Community Medicine, and Faculty Advisor for the Student Family Health Care Center (SFHCC) at the New Jersey Medical School, will receive the 2012 Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) “Emerging Leader” award at the 2012 FMEC: Northeast Region Annual Meeting. The FMEC honors Family Medicine senior residents, junior faculty and clinicians, with three years or less of experience, who have the potential to be future leaders in Family Medicine. This year’s theme is “Family Medicine: Transforming the Nation’s Health One Family and One Community at a Time.”

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Jorge Contreras, Ph.D, Assistant Professor in the NJMS Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, was elected for a three-year term (2012-2015) as Councilor by the Society of General Physiologists (SGP). SGP is an international organization that was established in 1946 to distribute knowledge and interest in the subject of general physiology. There are nearly 1,000 career physiologist members in this organization. Members of SGP commit themselves to research in synapses, membrane transport, ion channels, cellular contractility, and molecular motors.

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Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD, BS
, an assistant professor of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, here at NJMS, offers advice on how to incorporate running into your fitness in Monmouth Health & LifeMagazine . Click here to read the article.

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