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Cohen Children’s Medical Center Performs First Gene Therapy Treatment For Thalassemia in NYS

The first administration in New York State of Zynteglo, recently approved by the FDA as a one-time gene therapy custom designed to treat the underlying genetic cause of transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia in adult and pediatric patients, was performed earlier this month at Cohen Children’s Medical Center (Cohen) on an 8-year-old boy from Valley Stream, Long Island. […]
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Northwell Health, New York City Public Schools Announce Innovative Healthcare High School To Address Local Healthcare Workforce Shortages With Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies

Northwell Health and New York City Public Schools announced today an unprecedented partnership to design a career-focused high school that will help prepare students for well-paying careers in healthcare and address local education and healthcare talent needs. The Northwell School of Health Sciences will fully integrate healthcare career knowledge and job training with a