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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Goncalves Lab at the Forefront of Research Showing How Fructose in the Diet Contributes to Obesity

Dr. Marcus DaSilva Goncalves
Dr. Goncalves and colleagues have published a paper in Nature demonstrating that a high-fructose diet promotes the elongation of intestinal villi.

Fund for the Future Awards Announced: Advancing Research Careers of Junior Faculty

The Fund for the Future award supports selected junior faculty during the crucial period of career development spanning completion of research training through the early years of their first faculty position at WCM.

WDOM Faculty Across Many Divisions Accepted to the 2020-2021 Class of LAMP

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.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2020

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.

Empowering Educators: WDOM Hosts Educational Forum in Collaboration with The Academy for Teachers

Education conference
Dr. Hollenberg gave a presentation on the function and impact of the thyroid, and Dr. Alonso presented an additional lecture on diabetes. The day's activities also included a Q&A and laboratory tour.

Dr. Lo and Colleagues Publish Critical Findings on Type 2 Diabetes in Nature Medicine

Dr. James C. Lo
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.

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.

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.

WDOM Faculty Receive Honors at the Weill Cornell Medicine’s Diversity Awards Ceremony

2019 Diversity Award winners
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.

Dr. Hollenberg Receives the 2018 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award

Dr. Anthony Hollenberg
The coveted award honors an established investigator who has made outstanding contributions to thyroid-related research over the course of many years.