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First Anatomical Map of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Healthy Human Tissues Created: Published in Immunity

Heat map visualization of gene expression signatures of human innate lymphoid cells throughout the body
The innate immune system is the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens, but there has been a lack of information on what a “healthy” innate immune system looks like.

Phase 2 Trial Using Pembrolizumab for Advanced Esophageal Cancer Yields Promising Results

Dr. Manish Shah
Pembrolizumab was administered to patients who had already undergone extensive chemotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer and who, subsequently, had not responded to any other treatment.

Successful GME Diversity Welcome Back Held at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

GME Diversity Welcome Back
A Graduate Medical Education Diversity Welcome Back was held on January 19, 2019 for residency applicants to programs across NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Cornell Center for Health Equity-Diversity Center of Excellence/Office of Diversity and Student Life: Successful Kickoff for 2019!

The ongoing program of interdisciplinary and multilevel mentoring teams will meet twice more in the spring of 2019; four meetings will be held during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Latinas in Healthcare Mixer Inaugural Event Huge Success: Shared Heritage and Interests

Latinas in Healthcare Mixer
The event was open to students, trainees and professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, physician’s assistant, social work, administration, and more.

Dr. Shen Receives a Kellen Junior Faculty Fellowship Award

Dr. Megan Johnson Shen
The award will fund her research study on Advance Care Planning and its critical connection to quality End-of-Life care.

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Newsletter Highlights the Research of Dr. Lee

Dr. John R. Lee
The newsletter’s feature was in recognition of Dr. Lee’s pivotal abstract that presented an evaluation of the gut microbiota in 169 kidney transplant recipients.

Dr. Tagawa Investigates Targeted Radionuclide Therapy for Prostate Cancer with Funding from the DoD

Dr. Scott Tagawa
This therapy is primarily being studied for resistant prostate cancer that has spread and/or has not responded to hormonal therapy.

Dr. Hempstead Appointed to Dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead
A preeminent hematologist, neuroscientist, administrator, and educator, Dr. Hempstead’s distinguished career at Weill Cornell has spanned more than 30 years.

Dr. Weir Appointed to Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NYPH/WCM for the Lower Manhattan Campus

Dr. David Weir
Dr. Weir's expertise includes treatment and symptom management for advanced lung disease, with an emphasis on compassionate care for the critically ill.

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