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Education News: New Leadership for the Internal Medicine Clerkship

WCM medical library
Dr. Aram Kim and Dr. Michael Torres-Lizardi have been appointed Associate Clerkship Directors for the Internal Medicine Clerkship.

Dr. Fins Receives Brain Initiative Grant from the NIH

Dr. Joseph Fins
The grant seeks to understand the opportunities and challenges posed by cognitive restoration for people with severe to moderate traumatic brain injury in the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

New Weill Cornell Medicine Video on Health Equity through Diversity Initiatives

Dr. Susana Morales
The Diversity Center of Excellence has launched programs and initiatives fostering excellence and support for underrepresented minorities. A new video highlights leaders in diversity and future strategies.

Dr. Guo Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award: Gut Microbes and Human Health

Dr. Chun-Jun Guo
The award will fund Dr. Guo's research into how hundreds of different bacterial species living in the human gut contribute to human health and disease.

Dr. Suthanthiran Delivers Oration at the 16th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation

Dr. Manikkam Suthanthiran
Dr. Suthanthiran's talk was entitled “Monitoring the Allograft in the 21st Century: From the Microscope to Molecular Scan.”

Melnick Laboratory: Critical Advances for the Treatment of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Published in Cancer Cell

Dr. Ari Melnick
Dr. Melnick and his team have developed an SIRT3-blocking compound that rapidly kills diffuse large B cell lymphoma cells in the culture dish and in mice.

Dr. Sara Czaja Leads New Center for Aging and Behavioral Research

Dr. Sara Czaja
Dr. Czaja utilizes technology to facilitate the performance of older workers, to assist dementia caregivers, to enable older adults to use e-health apps and the Internet, and to support memory and social connectivity.

Breakthrough on Cell-free DNA Published in PNAS: Dr. Dadhania, Co-senior Author

Dr. Darshana Dadhania
The paper illuminates a technique that has enabled a low-cost urine test that can identify thousands of bacteria and viruses in humans. Importantly, infections causing tissue damage can be readily discerned.

The Weill Department of Medicine Remembers Esteemed Colleague and Friend Dr. Charles L. Christian

Dr. Charles L. Christian
Dr. Christian, who achieved major advances in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis and in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), was beloved by colleagues, trainees, and friends throughout the United States and around the world.

Dr. Laura Alonso Appointed to Chief of the WDOM’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr. Laura Alonso
After a national search, Dr. Laura Alonso will become the next Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as of September 1, 2019.

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