Table of Contents September/October 2010
A message from Dean & CEO Robert I. Grossman, MD
A conversation with Dr. Freya Schnabel, director of breast surgery.
One step at a time, first-year medical students become physicians-in-training.
A treasury like no other, NYU Langone’s Tissue Bank preserves specimens in the hope of saving lives.
Sixty years later, a patient with scoliosis returns to HJD—and walks out a new woman.
With minimally invasive surgery, less is more.
For the Medical Center’s administrative fellows, learning the ropes is a hands-on experience.
The next time you call for the nurse on duty, don’t be surprised if a man answers.
Senior chief resident Dr. Louis Miller
For over a century, the white coat has been an emblem of medicine at its best.
Traditionally, most hospitals have kept newborns in a separate nursery. Not anymore.
Patients discharged from NYU Langone go home to another set of watchful eyes—and ears.
NYU Langone ranked in the top 10 for rehabilitation, rheumatology, and neurology/neurosurgery.
A new minimally-invasive endoscopic procedure called cryospray ablation freezes the cancerous tissue.
Our skin hosts hundreds of species of bacteria—many more than previously thought
When malaria parasites rupture red blood cells, inflammation quickly ensues. Yet scientists have not been able to pinpoint what triggers the excessive inflammation. Dr. Ana Rodriguez, assistant professor of medical parasitology, is investigating some very promising clues.
A conversation with Dr. Frank Spencer, former chair of the Department of Surgery
For patient and pathologist alike, breast cancer is not only a scary diagnosis, but a gray zone.
A $1 million gift from Arlene and Arnold Goldstein funds NYU Langone’s first breast cancer database