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Langone Hires New CFO

Langone Hires New CFO

By Deets Sharma, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone Health recently appointed Daniel Widawsky, a former Director of the investment management and consulting firm, Capital Management, as CFO.

Free Med School Ignites Supporters, Skeptics

Free Med School Ignites Supporters, Skeptics

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

Langone hopes the move will drive doctors to less lucrative positions, but critics question effectiveness.

Second Member of Langone Community Takes Own Life

Second Member of Langone Community Takes Own Life

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Five days after a fourth-year radiology student took her own life, another member of the NYU Langone community was reported dead on Sunday.

NYU Langone Student Takes Own Life in Residence Hall

NYU Langone Student Takes Own Life in Residence Hall

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The body of Andrea Liu, a fourth-year medical student studying radiology, was found in her dorm room this morning.

Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU Langone professor is one of three researchers responsible for the discovery of a new organ, a layer of fluid-filled spaces known as the interstitium.

Former Langone Researcher Falsified Data in Three Papers

Former Langone Researcher Falsified Data in Three Papers

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A former NYU Langone researcher falsified data in multiple studies.

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

By Mariana Castro and Christine Lee

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

Langone Pioneers ‘Death Masks’ for Deceased Facial Donors

Langone Pioneers ‘Death Masks’ for Deceased Facial Donors

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News

NYU Langone scientists pioneer 3-D printed "death masks" to encourage families to donate faces of lost loved ones and help those in need.

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone researchers have found evidence for a new method of killing lung cancer cells.

NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone just launched a center specializing in facial paralysis and reanimation.

National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Doctor elected to National Academy of Medicine Olugbenga Ogedegbe.

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Seeking to expand its reach of care, NYU Langone has opened a epilepsy unit at its Brooklyn location. The center specializes in diagnoses and treatment of the disorder.

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