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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.

Dr. Dupnik Receives a Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Dr. Kathryn Dupnik
The CSDA will provide Dr. Dupnik with $495,000 over three years in support of her research studies in the area of infectious diseases.

Dr. Shin Receives a Visioning Award from Dr. Pollack’s NYC Visioning Initiative

Dr. Joseph Shin
Dr. Shin’s project will be part of the initiative’s effort to expand learning and research opportunities in New York City for faculty and students, and will complement work in Ithaca during the 2019-20 academic year.

Dr. Peck Receives 2019 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine

Dr. Robert Peck
The award honors outstanding service that represents the highest values of altruism, compassion, and dedication. Dr. Peck was recognized in the areas of medical practice, medical education, and research.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2019

2019 Young Investigators Award
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.

Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey Leads Successful Launch of New Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Program for Patients with Emphysema

Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey
The treatment represents a major advancement in the management of individuals with COPD because it is the first minimally invasive procedure to help emphysema sufferers breathe better without major surgery.

Dr. Sara J. Czaja Honored by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

Dr. Sara Cjaza
Dr. Czaja has been honored with an award for her work as a co-author on the book, Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approach.

Dr. Fins Speaks at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences’ Workshop Held in Vatican City

Dr. Joseph Fins
Dr. Fins spoke on the need for a personalized approach in diagnosing and treating patients with severe brain injury.

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