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Harrison research company Sapience Therapeutics receives second federal grant

June 22, 2021

BioIncSapience Therapeutics, a Harrison-based company that is involved in developing drugs to treat cancer, has been awarded a second Small Business Innovative Research grant from the federal government’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.

BioInc@NYMC news: Barry Kappel, Ph.D., M.B.A., president, chief executive officer and director of Sapience Therapeutics, a BioInc@NYMC client

Westchester and Fairfield Country Business Journal

What A Top Doc Wants You To Know About Menopause (Even If It's Decades Away)

June 22, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoOn average, menopause begins at 51; for some women the perimenopausal transition can take upwards of 10 years. For this reason I reinforce with my patients of all ages to establish healthy lifestyle habits early.

Faculty news: Alyssa Dweck, M.D., M.S., adjunct assistant professor of obstetrics & gynecology

The Chalkboard

Doctors Debunk 9 Popular COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Conspiracy Theories

June 22, 2021

Robert AmlerDr. Robert Amler, dean of New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice and a former CDC chief medical officer, says overwhelming evidence shows that vaccines have caused reductions in disease in the United States and worldwide.

Leadership news: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president of government affairs

Healthline

Fox News and Trump are still pushing hydroxychloroquine. Here's what the data actually shows

June 21, 2021

Neil W. Schluger"It's likely that patients who died rapidly received less total (of the two drugs) because they were dead; one can't conclude from these data that they died because they got fewer doses"

NYMC Faculty news: Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

SFGate

4 New York colleges win $5 million to help combat climate change

June 20, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoNew York Medical College – $1.3 Million: Will design and implement a campus-wide, direct digital control building management system that will combine existing systems with new, advanced controls to create a single system for campus HVAC, chiller and boiler pumps, and lighting controls.

NYMC news: Valhalla campus

The McMarrow Reports

New York faces blood emergency: Where to donate in Hudson Valley

June 17, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWhile there may be fewer donors due to the pandemic, according to Dr. Kartik Prabhakaran, the trauma medical director at Westchester Medical Center, blood shortages always boil down to supply and demand.

NYMC Faculty news: Kartik Prabhakaran, M.D., M.H.S., assistant professor of surgery

The Journal News

This Westchester Biotech Firm Just Received $300K to Develop a Novel Coronavirus Treatment

June 17, 2021

BioIncHarrison-based biotech firm Sapience Therapeutics, Inc. recently announced it received a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I grant, bestowed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

BioInc@NYMC news: Barry Kappel, Ph.D., M.B.A., president, chief executive officer and director of Sapience Therapeutics, a BioInc@NYMC client

Westchester Magazine

Why Your Tonsils Are More Important Than You Think

June 15, 2021

Craig ZalvanEven though tonsils play an important role in keeping us healthy, they can become infected and enlarged for a number of reasons. Craig Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology at New York Medical College.

NYMC Faculty news: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., clinical professor of otolaryngology

Health Digest

Post-Pandemic, Remember Lyme Disease: Patch Q&A

June 15, 2021

Gary Wormser, M.D. headshot"Lyme disease, if not recognized and treated in its early stages, can have extremely detrimental effects," the founder of the center, Dr. Gary P. Wormser, told Patch. 

NYMC Faculty news: Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology and pharmacology and vice chair of medicine for research and development

Patch

Study: hydroxychloroquine can boost COVID-19 survival chances by nearly 200%

June 14, 2021

Neil W. SchlugerDr. Neil Schluger, chairman of the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College, said that to conclude cause-and-effect "is an obvious error," calling the study very small with little hard data.

NYMC Faculty news: Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

Politi Fact

So, Is Black Seed Oil Really Worth the Hype?

June 12, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoOne study conducted at New York Medical College demonstrated that combining omega-3 fatty acids with a standardized oil from black cumin (Nigella sativa) may reduce inflammation caused by a high-fat (Western) diet.

New York Medical College news

Good Housekeeping

Vassar College awarded $1.1 million to combat climate change

June 11, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoVassar College, Syracuse University, CUNY and New York Medical College won grants to go green totaling more than $5 million as part of the “Energy To Lead” competition aimed at achieving energy savings and combating climate change.

New York Medical College news

Spectrum News 1

For some COVID-19 long haulers, it started mild but keeps getting worse

June 09, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News Logo“These people seem to be younger. They were in very good physical shape beforehand with no risk factors,” said Dr. Karmen. Doctor Karmen said the fatigue can be debilitating.

NYMC Faculty news: Carol L. Karmen, M.D., professor of medicine

Fox61

WMCHealth receives TD, KeyBank grants for ‘long Covid’ treatment program

June 08, 2021

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe grants are from the TD Charitable Foundation and the KeyBank Foundation, in the amounts of $25,000 and $10,000, respectively.

NYMC Faculty news: Gary Rogg, M.D., assistant professor of medicine

Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal

Vaccine Tourism: Are People Coming to the U.S. To Get COVID Shots?

May 04, 2021

Robert AmlerDr. Robert Amler, the Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College and a former medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, said he's concerned about others traveling in because of the risk it presents.

NYMC Leadership news:Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

NBC 4 New York

Dissolving Film Quells Agitation in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

May 04, 2021

In the first trial of 380 patients with schizophrenia, treatment with 120 µg of the oral rapidly dissolving film yielded an average 8.5-point reduction in Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS)

NYMC Faculty news: Leslie L. Citrome, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences 

Medically Prime

Decoding the Mysteries of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

April 29, 2021

Julian Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., a pediatric cardiologist at New York Medical College, believes POTS can be categorized as primary or secondary. “Primary POTS,” he said, results from a disruption in the autonomic and circulatory systems that can’t be explained by other conditions.

NYMC Faculty news: Julian Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, physiology

NIH

SCAI updates consensus guidelines on cath lab standards

April 29, 2021

“First released in 2012, then updated in 2016 and now 2021, the document highlights a patient- centric approach to procedures in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, incorporating all the latest advances and standards,” said Srihari S Naidu, New York Medical College.

Faculty news: Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., professor of medicine

Cardiovascular News

Fears About New Rules on Masks Outdoors

April 28, 2021

Scientifically, we recognize that the risk of viral transmission outside is low. However, socially, who will govern the maskless to ensure that they are indeed vaccinated?

NYMC Student news: Sonia Hur, SOM Class of 2021

The New York Times

Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles

April 28, 2021

BioIncThe Westchester County Office of Economic Development is proud to support biotech startups, stage two companies and global leaders in the broad life sciences industry. Regeneron, Acorda Therapeutics and the Hudson Valley’s only fully-equipped biotechnology incubator, BioInc@NYMC, all call Westchester home.

BioInc@NYMC news

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