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NYU Child Study Center expert offers tips to help curb teen binge drinking

NEW YORK, January 3, 2007 The New York University Child Study Center is recommending five (5) tips to help reduce teenage drinking, in light of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC study, published in the January 2007 issue of Pediatrics, found that 45 percent of the teenage respondents reported consuming alcohol in the past month, and 64 percent of th...

Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice joins the curriculum at NYU College of Dentistry

... Through special arrangement with world-leading scientific and medical publisher Elsevier, the College has arranged to provide subscriptions to JEBDP to all students and faculty. Elsevier's educational subscription program will provide online access to the full contents of each new issue of JEBDP...

NYU researchers decorate virus particles, showing potential to enhance MRI capabilities

Researchers at New York University have made chemical modifications to nanometer sized virus particles--a process that has the potential to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques. Their results are reported in the latest issue of Nano Letters....... The study was conducted jointly by NYU's Department of Chemistry and the Department of Radiology at the NYU School of Medicine. The stud...

Nobel Laureates featured in symposium in honor of new research center at NYU School of Medicine

...Distinguished scientists--including Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, Ph.D., President of California Institute of Technology; Nobel Laureate Paul Greengard, Ph.D., the Vincent Astor Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience at The Rockefeller University; and Eric S. Lander, Ph.D., Director of the Broad Institute of MIR and Harvard--will give lectures at a scien...

Two NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences has elected two members of New York University's faculty to its ranks: Leslie Greengard, a professor of mathematics and computer science in NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and Richard Novick, a microbiologist at the NYU School of Medicine's Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine. There are now 27 NYU faculty who are members of NAS. ... ...G...

NYU, Austrian researchers create non-invasive imaging method with advantages over conventional MRI

New York University's Alexej Jerschow, an assistant professor of chemistry, and Norbert Mller, a professor of chemistry at the University of Linz in Austria, have developed a completely non-invasive imaging method. Their work offers the benefits of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) while eliminating patients' exposure to irradiation and setting the stage for the creation of light, mobile MRI techn...

NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries

A new survey of subway injuries provides a rare glimpse into what happens to people who are hit by oncoming trains. In New York City, where the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reports that 7 million passengers ride the transit system daily, there is no publicly available record of such tragedies. NYU School of Medicine trauma specialists, who conducted the survey at Bellevue Hospital Center...

NYU Child Study Center expert co-authors 'Who Invented Lemonade?'

Whether you've been fired from a job, broken up with a partner, received a failing grade in a class, or even lost a loved one, Who Invented Lemonade? will give you the tools you need to think positively, change your perspective, and ultimately live life to the fullest and make lemonade. The book was co-authored by Joshua Shaw, COO of Go SMILE, a comprehensive smile beauty regimen to whiten and m...

NYU Child Study Center raises $4 million at eighth annual child advocacy award dinner

December 1, 2005 (New York, New York) On Tuesday, November 29, 2005, the NYU Child Study Center hosted its eighth annual award dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street, raising $4 million to support the programs and initiatives of the Center. Chaired by Lori and George Hall, this year's dinner highlighted the Center's vision for changing the existing child mental health paradigm by developing more effect...

Eighth annual NYU Child Study Center child advocacy award dinner

On Tuesday, November 29, 2005, The NYU Child Study Center will host its eighth annual award dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street. Chaired by Lori and George Hall, this year's dinner will celebrate the remarkable advances researchers from the Child Study Center have made in the field of mental health. The dinner honorees are Bob Wright, chairman and chief executive officer of NBC Universal and Suzanne...

NYU Child Study Center launches children's mental health public education campaign

NEW YORK, October 20, 2005 Look out this Halloween for a caped avenger adorning telephone kiosks around New York City. This boy, featured on one of the first ads in the NYU Child Study Center's public education campaign, suffers from Tourette's. Like many other children in New York City who feel ashamed about their disorder, he attempts to hide behind his mask and cape....... More than 10 mill...

NYU Child Study Center raises over $165,000 at Picnic for ParentCorps

August 29, 2005 (New York, New York) On Friday, August 5, 2005 the NYU Child Study Center raised over $165,000 at the Picnic for ParentCorps held at the Hatkoff residence in Watermill, New York. The summer dinner which concluded with live entertainment from Jimmy Buffett and his band, was attended by 125 guests. All proceeds from the event, hosted by Jane Rosenthal & Craig Hatkoff and Jane & J...

NYU Child Study Center to hold picnic for ParentCorps

On Friday, August 5, 2005, Jane and Jimmy Buffett and Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff will host Picnic for ParentCorps, a summer dinner with live entertainment to benefit the NYU Child Study Center. All proceeds from the event, to be held in Water Mill, New York, will support the Center's ParentCorps program which applies scientifically-proven methods to help children and families from New York...

Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center

On Friday, August 5, 2005 Jane and Jimmy Buffett, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff will host Picnic for ParentCorps to benefit the NYU Child Study Center. The event, to be held in Water Mill, New York, will consist of a summer dinner and live entertainment. All proceeds will support the Center's ParentCorps program, which applies scientifically-proven methods to help children and families from...

NYU, Salk Institute neuroscientists offer new path for measuring visual responses to complex images

Neuroscientists at New York University and the Salk Institute have developed a new technique for measuring visual responses to complex images. The method consists of building a model based on cell responses to a range of stimuli, then asking how accurate the model is by comparing the model predictions with the actual responses of a cell to additional stimuli. Their work is reported in the most re...

NYU Child Study Center presents third Annual Adam Katz Memorial Lecture series

New York, NY (May 17, 2005) The New York University Child Study Center is pleased to announce the Third Annual Adam Katz Lecture Series, which includes two lectures on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20, 2005. The series focuses on learning difficulties and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Adam Katz Memorial Series was created in 2003 as a tribute to the life of Adam Katz,...

Three NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences has elected three members of New York University's faculty to its ranks: Stern School of Business Professor Robert Engle; Ruth Lehmann, a professor at NYU School of Medicine's Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine; and Margaret Wright, chair of NYU's computer science department. There are now 25 NYU faculty who are members of NAS. ...... Engle, who holds the...

Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices

New York University College of Dentistry has received a $26.7 million award from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to establish a regional "practice-based" research network (PBRN) over the next seven years. The innovative research approach - networking dental offices in research projects - will enable greater scien...
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