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Alums remembered for polio vaccine

Alums remembered for polio vaccine

By Amanda Morris

November 3, 2014


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The NYU Langone Medical Center is featuring an exhibit, “Confronting an Epidemic,” that highlights Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin, NYU School of Medicine graduates who developed the two vaccines that served as a cure for polio.

NYU Langone additions to be completed by end of 2017

NYU Langone additions to be completed by end of 2017

October 7, 2013


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After a year of repairing $1 billion worth of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, NYU Langone Medical Center is focusing on a different project. Langone senior vice president of facilities maintenance Paul Schwabacher said the medical center will add about 2.3 million square feet to its facilities by ...

Professor of microbiology earns White House honors

Professor of microbiology earns White House honors

February 4, 2013


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Jan Vilcek, an NYU professor of microbiology, launched his medical research career on a hunch and spent his career researching the power of the human body’s natural arsenal of antibodies. Once a Czechoslovakian medical student who defected to the United States during the tumultuous post-Worl...