Dr. Edward Burns

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Dr. Edward Burns is executive dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. In this capacity, he has responsibility for the support of clinical and basic science research, the College’s doctoral and post-doctoral programs, the clinical and scientific relationships with the College’s hospital affiliates, the development of scientific discoveries into biomedical technology and the licensing of these technologies to pharmaceutical and biotechnology partners. He also oversees the College’s policies relating to the responsible conduct of research and biomedical ethics.

Dr. Burns is a graduate of Yeshiva and received his medical degree from Einstein. Over a 20-year period he has been a faculty member of the College and is a professor in the departments of pathology and medicine. He served as director of clinical hematology at Einstein Hospital and vice-chairman and director of laboratories at Einstein and Montefiore hospitals. He has written more than 50 articles in medical journals and chapters in books, has authored a textbook and holds five U.S. patents for his own inventions.

Since joining the Einstein faculty, Dr. Burns was awarded the Sam Rosen Award for outstanding clinical teaching and the Harry Eagle award for excellence in basic science teaching.

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  • What Research Has In Store for Medicine

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