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.
The researchers analyzed data from the REGARDS Study, which tracked cardiovascular-related outcomes in over 20,000 people for a decade, to identify adverse social determinants of health that can lead to a higher likelihood of a fatal heart attack.
Dr. Reisman will serve as Director of Structural Heart Disease at NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine and as Co-Director of Structural Heart Disease for NYP/Queens and NYP/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.
Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Drs. Jonathan Weinsaft and Jiwon Kim have shown that an echocardiogram is a useful tool in evaluating COVID-19 patients who have damage to the heart’s right ventricle.
This prestigious research award is a 5-year grant in the amount of $1.1 million and will support development and testing of Dr. Goyal’s novel strategy for deprescribing medication in older adults with heart failure.
A development program for junior faculty, LAMP provides participants with critical tools to accomplish their primary career goals as academicians in the field of medicine.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty from across the Weill Department of Medicine have been pursuing critical research.
Dr. Lo and colleagues hope that by using adipsin or DUSP26 therapies, patients with type 2 diabetes will be spared from developing beta cell failure and thus spared from insulin injections.
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.
“My own path in medicine has been bolstered by HPREP and other programs like it at later stages of my training and career,” says Dr. Peña.