The 23rd Annual Department of Medicine Awards were announced on June 17, 2014. This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.
Initiated in 2002, the Fellow Award in Research is presented annually to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have presented outstanding research. This year's finalists were announced at the June 10 Medicine Grand Rounds (12th Annual).
Dr. Becker was a revered member of the Division of Endocrinology and a nationally and internationally recognized thyroidologist, with particular expertise in thyrotoxicosis and thyroid cancer. Dr. Becker was a pioneer in the use of radioactive isotopes for the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease.
A prestigious $49 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) has been awarded from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to Weill Cornell Medical College in support of a new Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).