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 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.
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.
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.
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.
The coveted award honors an established investigator who has made outstanding contributions to thyroid-related research over the course of many years.
Dr. Rock G. Positano has authored a new book targeted to medical professionals in the field of foot and ankle orthopedics and medicine. The new book is part of a highly successful “Pocket Series” of medical specialty notebooks.
Dr. Anthony Hollenberg, a premier physician-scientist in the field of endocrinology, has been appointed to serve as Chairman of WDOM effective February 1, 2018.
An illuminating new book has hit the stands. Told from the perspective of podiatrist Dr. Rock Positano, “Dinner with DiMaggio – Memories of an American Hero” reveals a unique narrative on the life of baseball great Joe DiMaggio.
The 23rd Annual Department of Medicine Awards were announced on June 17, 2014. 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. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.