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New York Medical College Awarded Grant to Improve Pediatric Care In New York State

February 19, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – New York Medical College (NYMC) has acquired two innovative teaching devices thanks to generous 2017 and 2018 grants from The Children’s Dream Foundation, an organization working to advance pediatric emergency medicine in New York’s Hudson Valley region.

Trumada Initiative Hosts Investor Club Presentations

February 08, 2019
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Valhalla, New York – On Thursday, January 31st, the TruMada Initiative hosted presentations by 3 Israeli companies to members of the TruMada Investor Club. The TruMada Initiative helps post-incubated Israeli biomedical startups expand their companies into the U.S. market and helps them commercialize their unique offerings. In addition to the office space, laboratory services and business development provided through BioInc@NYMC, New York Medical College’s (NYMC) biotechnology incubator and New York State-designated Innovation Hot Spot, companies receive the additional support of investor events and capital access through the TruMada Management Company.

New York Medical College Dean Joins the LAM Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

February 01, 2019
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College’s (NYMC) Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., has been named to Scientific Advisory Board of The LAM Foundation. The foundation urgently seeks safe and effective treatments, and ultimately a cure, for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) – a rare lung disease – through advocacy and the funding of promising research.

New York Medical College Center for Disaster Medicine Hosts Symposium on the Current State and Future Direction of Disaster Medicine and Preparedness

January 22, 2019
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College’s (NYMC) Center for Disaster Medicine hosted a symposium on the current state and future direction of disaster medicine and preparedness. The five-hour conference brought experts together to educate the community on how to prepare for various mass casualty events.

New York Medical College and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Establish Agreement for Admissions Interviews

January 18, 2019
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Valhalla, N.Y. – The Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) have announced a new agreement that will guarantee admissions interviews for GSBMS master’s students or graduates who wish to apply to TouroCOM’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) programs.

New York Medical College Center for Disaster Medicine and Local Elected Officials Highlight Critical Need for Mass Casualty Triage Training

December 21, 2018
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College’s (NYMC) Center for Disaster Medicine conducted an eight-hour mass casualty triage training course with staff at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y. Elected officials, including New York State Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart Cousins, came to show their support and speak about the necessity of this training in order to provide mass casualty victims the best possible care.

BioInc@NYMC Client, Retia Medical, Receives U.S. FDA Clearance For Cardiovascular Monitor

December 20, 2018
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Valhalla, NY, –  Specifically, Retia Medical has obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 501(k) clearance for its innovative cardiovascular monitoring system, the Argos Hemodynamic Monitor. The device ensures cardiac output (blood flow) accuracy in a non-invasive, easier to use and less costly manner. BioInc@NYMC, a New York State-designated Innovation Hot Spot, is currently incubating multiple startups at the forefront of medical innovation. Retia Medical is one of the first companies to rely on BioInc@NYMC’s collaborative environment, state-of-the-art lab equipment and academic support to develop lifesaving technology.

NYMC’s Vice President of Government Affairs Wins Prestigious National Government Relations Award

December 07, 2018
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Valhalla, NY, – New York Medical College (NYMC) announced today that Robert W. Amler M.D., M.B.A., dean of NYMC’s School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs, has received the national 2018 Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation. Dr. Amler is being honored for his advocacy and leadership at NYMC and elevating the College’s profile among New York legislators.

New York Medical College Seeks Cure for Emerging Tick-Born Disease with NIH Research Grant

November 19, 2018
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Valhalla, NY - New York Medical College has been awarded $246,000 in federal funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research aimed at developing a new cure for the tick-borne disease Babesia microti. Endemic to the north eastern region of the Unites States and prevalent in the Hudson Valley, Babesia microti has been identified as a major public health threat by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID) Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research. The NIAID, which is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the NIH, is mandated with responding to emerging public health threats.

New York Medical College to Host “Meet The Doctors” Event

November 13, 2018
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC) will host a free community lecture on Tuesday, November 20 at the Mount Pleasant Public Library. The upcoming lecture will examine different aspects of breast health. The lecture is part of the “Meet the Doctors” series which hosts quarterly events on health-related topics of interest to the community. The series provides a venue for area residents to hear from health care professionals on subjects ranging from Zika, concussions, Autism, family caregiving and the effects of substance abuse in minors. ‌‌ The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.