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Date: Mar 21, 2014

School of Medicine Professors Publish Editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine

LAKE SUCCESS, NY –Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine’s Kanti Rai, MD, professor of medicine and molecular medicine and Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, assistant professor of medicine recently published their expert perspectives on a new drug therapy for the blood disease chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in the New England Journal of Medicine.  Says Dr. Rai, the novel approach to treating patients with CLL will inspire future interventions.

For more information about the authors and their NEJM article, visit

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