Call to Arms
June 20, 2019 A physician-author sounds the alarm about drug-resistant bacteria—and shares his own experiences on the front lines of treatment.
Formidable Foes
June 19, 2019 Physicians, researchers and policymakers around the globe are grappling with the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria—a threat with the potential to derail decades of medical advances.
Weill Cornell Medicine Physicians Awarded for Contributions to Emergency Medicine
June 17, 2019 Two Weill Cornell Medicine physician-scientists, Dr. Anthony Rosen and Dr. Neel Naik, were recently recognized by the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine for their contributions to the field of emergency medicine.
New Medicare Rules for Advanced Imaging Requests Will Require Substantial Resources
June 14, 2019 New federal regulations will dictate when and how physicians can order advanced imaging tests for Medicare patients to prevent unnecessary procedures and curb healthcare spending. These rules will achieve their goals only if providers can devote substantial resources and planning ahead of their implementation in 2020. 
Dr. Joseph J. Fins Speaks on Neuroethics at Vatican Workshop on Personalized Medicine
June 13, 2019 Dr. Joseph J. Fins, chief of the Division of Medical Ethics and the E. William Davis, Jr., M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics and professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, was among an elite group of scholars invited to attend the Pontifical Academy of Sciences’ workshop on personalized medicine on April 8 and 9 in Vatican City.
Breaking the Code: How is a Mother’s Immunity Transferred to Her Baby?
June 13, 2019 One of the most successful interventions in reducing infectious disease worldwide, vaccination still has limited effectiveness in protecting one group of patients – newborn infants. 
Early Career Scientist Honored with 2019 Tri-Institutional Breakout Award
June 12, 2019 Dr. Gina Lee, a former postdoctoral fellow in the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine who has now joined the institution’s faculty, has won a 2019 Tri-Institutional Breakout Award for Junior Investigators.
Hearts & Minds
June 11, 2019 Dr. Jonathan Avery is working to combat stigma within the medical community against patients who struggle with substance use disorders.
Urology Fellow Honored with Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
June 6, 2019 Dr. Jonathan Shoag, a urologic oncology fellow and instructor of urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named a winner of this year’s prestigious Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award.
Precision Medicine Predicts Exceptional Response of Bladder Cancer Patient to Targeted Therapy
June 5, 2019 Findings from a recent study by a team of Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers explain why a bladder cancer patient responded exceptionally well to a targeted drug when others did not. 

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