Symposium Highlights Weill Cornell Medicine’s Efforts to Foster Drug Discovery
October 19, 2018 The second annual Dean’s Symposium on Opportunities for Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development highlighted the resources available to Weill Cornell Medicine investigators to help them turn their research findings into new treatments and therapies for patients.
Lost and Found
October 18, 2018 A year in Guatemala reconnects a student physician to her love of medicine.
Guiding Principles
October 10, 2018 A new program—led by Dr. Ruth Gotian, a veteran educator and administrator—aims to promote mentorship at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Ovarian Cancer Thwarts Immune Cells by Revving up Stress
October 10, 2018 Ovarian tumors disable the immune system’s killer T cells—which protect the body by destroying infected or malignant cells—enabling the disease to flourish unchecked, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.
Health Tech Pioneer Deborah Estrin Named MacArthur Fellow
October 4, 2018 Dr. Deborah Estrin has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.
‘Webside’ Manner
October 4, 2018 Telemedicine is a growing field at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center—and Weill Cornell Medicine is at the forefront of training future physicians in the art of the virtual exam.
Dr. Dan Landau Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
October 2, 2018 Dr. Dan Landau has received a New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health for his research on how tumor cells evolve and acquire new mutations to evade cancer therapies.
Researchers Discover Stem Cells Responsible for Growing and Healing Bone
October 1, 2018 A type of stem cell newly discovered by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators is responsible for growing and healing the hard, outer surface of bone.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine
September 28, 2018 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the month of September.
Weill Cornell Medicine Receives $2.7 Million Grant to Fund Diversity Center of Excellence
September 27, 2018 Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence dedicated to increasing the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.

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