Antonio M. Gotto, Jr. Prize in Atherosclerosis Research Awarded
June 21, 2018 The Antonio M. Gotto, Jr. Prize in Atherosclerosis Research was awarded to Dr. Daniel J. Rader, an investigator from the Perelman School of Medicine, during the XVIII International Symposium on Atherosclerosis held June 9-12 in Toronto, Canada.
Red Blood Cell Transfusions Double the Odds of Blood Clots after Surgery
June 21, 2018 Patients who receive red blood cell (RBC) transfusions before, during or immediately after surgery are twice as likely to develop life-threatening, postoperative blood clots as those who don’t undergo RBC transfusions, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers.
Cardiac Care
June 21, 2018 Dr. Justin Kingery grew up in West Virginia coal country, a world away from Tanzania—but he felt at home in the East African nation from the beginning.
Second Annual Hackathon Brings Together Diverse Teams to Solve Healthcare Problems
June 20, 2018 Dr. Anaïs Rameau is passionate about finding a way to restore these patients’ voices and, during Weill Cornell Medicine’s second annual Health Innovation Hackathon last month, challenged participants to do just that.
Dr. Fei Wang Wins Early Career Development Award from National Science Foundation
June 13, 2018 Dr. Fei Wang, an assistant professor of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine,...
Getting the Message
June 13, 2018 In an era where misinformation is rampant, more and more scientists—at Weill Cornell Medicine and nationwide—see an urgent need to communicate their work to the public.
Distinguished Chemist Selected to Lead the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute
June 12, 2018 Dr. Peter T. Meinke, an accomplished chemist with more than 30 years of industry and academic experience, has been selected to lead the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute (Tri-I TDI).
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Anjali Rajadhyaksha
June 8, 2018 Dr. Anjali Rajadhyaksha knows the effects of drug addiction, having lost a neighbor to the disease. Now a neuroscientist, she and her team hope to develop therapies to help those most vulnerable to dependence.
The Golden Door
June 5, 2018 At Weill Cornell Medicine—and at many of its peer institutions across the United States—immigrants make rich contributions to research, education and clinical care.
Study of Nanoparticles Points to New Imaging Technologies
June 4, 2018 Tiny carrier molecules called nanoparticles are often attached to radiation-emitting atoms in advanced medical imaging systems such as positron emission tomography (PET). These nanoparticles, paired with the right radioactive partners, can emit their own distinctive and readily detectable radiation—often visible light, according to a study from Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.

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