Research

Population Genetics and Cancer Inequities

Why is it important to study disease through the lens of genetics rather than race? Population geneticist Srilakshmi Raj, Ph.D. explains how examining ancestry and genetic differences between and within groups of people is critical to understanding, preventing, and treating disease, including cancer.

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Population Genetics and Cancer Inequities
$185M NIH Research Funding
1,900+ Full-time Faculty
3,211 Published Papers
20 Research Centers
36 Global Initiatives
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Education & Training

Four Student Researchers Win 2022 Marmur Award

Einstein’s Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences recognize this select group of graduate students for their exceptional contributions to research.

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Four Student Researchers Win 2022 Marmur Award
732 M.D. Students
190 Ph.D. Students
120 MSTP Students
250 Postdocs
07 Educational Programs
Immunotherapy Shown to Be Effective in Black and Hispanic Patients

Einstein & Montefiore

Immunotherapy Shown to Be Effective in Black and Hispanic Patients

Researchers at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center report that Black and Hispanic patients had outcomes and side effects following CAR-T treatment that were comparable to their white and Asian counterparts.

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Diversity and Inclusion

We reaffirm our strong commitment to fostering a culture in which diversity is a central tenet.

Yaron Tomer, M.D., FACP

Yaron Tomer, M.D., FACP

As a member of the Einstein family and as a person, I am committed to promoting diversity.

Dayle Hodge

Dayle Hodge

A wealth of diversity creates the excellent training environment that is Einstein.

Shacelles Bonner

Shacelles Bonner

I think it is important for student to see a diverse faculty, as it allows us all to find a mentor who may have shared similar life/educational experiences.

Lani N. Allen

Lani N. Allen

Employees are more likely to feel comfortable and happy in an environment where inclusivity is a priority and where people of all backgrounds feel confident in their ability and achieve their best.

Shanisha Gordon

Shanisha Gordon

It is my hope that we can meaningfully acknowledge and address racialized issues within our community with the courage and conviction especially required in this political clime.

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D.

Karen Bonuck, Ph.D.

Without an understanding of racial, ethnic, cultural, gender, linguistic, and dis/ability diversity, we will fail to adequately meet our mission.

Damien Jackson, M.Ed.

Damien Jackson, M.Ed.

I hope that the College becomes the standard for diversity and inclusion in New York.

Luis Maldonado

Luis Maldonado

A diverse workplace allows us to learn from each other by sharing our strengths, our talents and our skills.