Held in the Harkness Courtyard and open to the public, this event provided spirometry testing and education on pulmonary issues, including asthma and COPD.
In this newly funded project, Drs. Choi will examine the mechanisms by which RIPK3 regulates kidney and lung fibrosis, as well as seek to uncover new biomarkers and molecular targets that can be utilized for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Anthony Hollenberg, a premier physician-scientist in the field of endocrinology, has been appointed to serve as Chairman of WDOM effective February 1, 2017.
Recognizing extraordinary contributions to patient care, this award honors a physician who displays exceptional dedication in providing outstanding and compassionate patient-centered care and exemplifies altruistic and humanistic qualities.
The new telemedicine initiative has shown positive benefits in terms of efficiency and improving the quality of a patient’s visit to the ED. The service cuts wait times for low-acuity patients, who present with minor ailments.
The Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee celebrated the department’s star performers at the Annual Results, Rewards, Recognition Reception held at the Griffis Faculty Club on November 7.
Dr. Lee’s study holds great promise for patients on peritoneal dialysis who are vulnerable to acquiring peritonitis, an infection that can cause significant morbidity and even death.
Often residents-in-training are called upon to facilitate end-of-life care discussions with family members, and Weill Cornell faculty are helping internal medicine residents to build their skills in this specialized form of communication.
A breakthrough paper has been published in Nature revealing that the immune system and the neuronal system work together inside the gut to respond to infection.
Dr. Michael Satlin has been making critical advances towards understanding how to analyze stool samples to predict which bacterial infections may occur when a patient’s immune system is weakened after chemotherapy.