This award is the largest federal grant ever given to Weill Cornell Medicine and represents 20 years of continuous funding for the CTSC under Dr. Imperato-McGinley’s direction.
The interdepartmental and interdisciplinary celebration of quality and patient safety initiatives included 27 projects from 13 departments across WCM, Lower Manhattan Hospital, NYP/Queens, and NYP/Brooklyn Methodist.
In a welcoming environment, the team is committed to providing individualized gender affirming hormone treatment. When feasible, the team suggests in person appointments for initial visits but will also accommodate patients for virtual visits.
Lectures were provided by WDOM faculty and keynote speaker, Dr. Drew Weissman, who played a major role in critical discoveries that allowed for the mRNA platform to be used in developing vaccines against SARS-CoV.
The researchers found that SARS-CoV-2 triggers an inflammatory antiviral response in the adipose tissue (body fat) and causes its dysfunction.
The new Center is well-positioned to become a world-renowned leader for scientific discovery in translational and molecular discovery related to the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic disease.
Dr. Goncalves and colleagues have published a paper in Nature demonstrating that a high-fructose diet promotes the elongation of intestinal villi.
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.
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.
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.