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Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research receives $8.5M award from NIH
Date:5/27/2008

efiore International AIDS-related research and treatment programs that have been established in Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa, India and Guatemala.

The many contributions that Einstein and Montefiore researchers and clinicians have made to date include:

  • being among the first to describe AIDS in injection drug users and to demonstrate transmission by needle sharing and heterosexual intercourse;

  • being the first in the world to identify pediatric AIDS as a distinct disease and to establish a day-care center for children with AIDS;

  • identifying radioimmunotherapy (RIT) as a possible therapy for preventing or treating HIV infection;

  • developing a vaccine to combat extremely drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), which affects many AIDS patients in developing nations because of their impaired immune systems;

  • establishing clinics and research programs in developing nations, such as Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa, India and Guatemala, to provide much-needed treatment, as well as education about prevention; and

  • genetically engineering immune cells to redirect their infection-fighting ability toward killing HIV-infected cells, a strategy which could ultimately lead to an entirely new approach for combating AIDS and other viral diseases.

By its design, the CFAR is set up to facilitate interactions between, and collaborations among, Einstein and Montefiore basic and clinical investigators, said Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at Einstein. This is particularly helpful in accelerating the translation of research about how HIV causes AIDS into therapies that treat and prevent HIV infection.

From the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic, Montefiore clinicians and researchers at Einstein recognized the coming medical crisis, said Steven M. Safyer, MD, president and CEO of Montefiore. By combining our respective clinical and research expertise, we create
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Contact: Karen Gardner
kgardner@aecom.yu.edu
718-430-3101
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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