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Dr. Sonnenberg Receives ICIS-LUMINEX John R. Kettman Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research

Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg
Dr. Gregory F. Sonnenberg has been recognized for his “innovative research program which continues to make seminal scientific contributions at the interface of immunology and microbiology.”

Intercampus Team of Investigators Receive NIH Grant to Develop Method for Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection Using Cell-Free DNA

Dr. Darshana Dadhania
A team of intercampus investigators has received a $3.65 million grant from the NIH to develop an inexpensive method for accurately diagnosing UTIs in kidney transplant patients by carrying out molecular profiling of cell-free DNA in urine.

Dr. Shen Receives NIH-funded R37 Award for a Study on Advance Care Planning at End-of-Life

Dr. Megan Johnson Shen
To meet patients’ reported need to incorporate loved ones into the advance care planning decision-making process, Dr. Shen will develop and test a mobile health (mHealth) application known as PACT (Planning Advance Care Together).

Dr. Lee and Colleagues Publish Key Finding on Gut Commensal Microbiota and Urinary Tract Infection

Dr. John R. Lee
In this paper, which reflected further analysis stemming from their previous paper published in Nature Communications (December 2019), 168 kidney transplant recipients, who provided 510 fecal specimens, were evaluated.

WDOM Hosts Fifth Annual Research Retreat and Keynote Speaker

Dr. Nancy J. Brown
The Research Retreat will provide a distinct forum to bring together a diverse range of established and emerging faculty and trainees and experts in complimentary fields to foster and expand research efforts in the Weill Department of Medicine.

Study Recruiting 1,000 Healthcare Workers to Investigate Underlying Factors Driving COVID-19 Outcomes: NYP-WELCOME

Investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian are recruiting 1,000 asymptomatic health care workers for a study on COVID-19 that seeks to answer the question: why do some people become severely ill, while others have no symptoms?

Weill Department of Medicine Announces 2020 Annual Report

Weill Department of Medicine 2020 Annual Report
The report recaps news and activities by division for the calendar year 2019, along with several current feature stories. There are also updates on COVID-19 activities, leadership, honors and awards, and educational programs.

CHAP Features Dr. August and Team as “Site of the Month” in The Pulse

CHAP newsletter "Site of the Month"
The CHAP project is a large multicenter pragmatic randomized trial that is comparing two different strategies for managing hypertension during pregnancy in women who had elevated blood pressure prior to pregnancy.

The WDOM Welcomes Dr. Louis (Lou) Bridges, Jr. as Chief of the Division of Rheumatology

Dr. S. Louis Bridges, Jr.
An internationally recognized clinician-scientist known for his work in the areas of arthritis, rheumatology and immunology, Dr. Bridges’ work has advanced health disparities in rheumatology patient care.

QIA Celebrates Class of 2020 with Impressive Array of Projects: Focus on Collaboration

2020 QIPS QIA grand rounds
The event recognized the accomplishments of the QIA graduates and their ongoing commitment to improving patient care across the institution. Despite the many setbacks due to COVID-19, 10 projects were completed this year.

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