Initiated in 2002, the award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 23.
The award encourages medical residents to continue their investigative research in internal medicine. Each year, senior medical residents submit research abstracts, and finalists are chosen to present their work during medical grand rounds.
Drs. Timothy Powell, Douglas Nixon, and Rodrigo Duarte have published a paper in Clinical & Translational Immunology that has identified three key inflammatory proteins that may be involved in the risk of acquiring severe COVID-19.
The exciting new algorithm, MethSig, analyzes the thousands of DNA methylation changes detected in tumor cells and infers which ones are likely driving tumor growth.
The Fund for the Future award supports selected junior faculty during the crucial period of career development spanning completion of research training through the early years of their first faculty position at WCM.
The Dr. Louis Wade Sullivan Diversity Department of Medicine Lectureship is a newly named lecture in support of diversity and health equity. Dr. Sullivan spoke at WDOM's Medicine Grand Rounds in April.
IPF develops when the lungs become damaged or scarred, making it difficult to breathe. Researchers have long been searching for a better mechanistic understanding of IPF that could lead to better treatment.
The awards represent excellence in research to improve the health of women and underrepresented minorities and/or to reduce health disparities in healthcare systems and in clinical settings, either locally or globally.
Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley is leading an effort to help make vaccination for COVID-19 available in trusted spaces within people’s own neighborhoods. It is estimated that 70 to 90% of the population needs to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity.
Four faculty in the WDOM have received the ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. This prestigious award recognizes physician-scientists who are early in their first faculty appointment and have made notable achievements in their research.