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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.

2019 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

2019 Wallis Prize
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.

Dr. Reem Z. Sharaiha Appointed to Director of Interventional Endoscopy

Dr. Reem Sharaiha
Dr. Sharaiha will oversee a newly expanded interventional group, as well as advanced endoscopy training at the NewYork-Presbyterian's Greenberg Pavilion and David H. Koch Center.

Dr. Longman Appointed to Director of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (JRC)

Dr. Randy Longman
Building upon the division’s strong legacy in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Dr. Longman will oversee and expand clinical, research and educational activities at the JRC.

First Anatomical Map of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Healthy Human Tissues Created: Published in Immunity

Heat map visualization of gene expression signatures of human innate lymphoid cells throughout the body
The innate immune system is the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens, but there has been a lack of information on what a “healthy” innate immune system looks like.

New Faculty Recruit to the Jill Roberts Institute Will Explore How the Human Microbiota Regulates Health and Disease

Dr. Chun-Jun Guo
Dr. Guo’s lab will use a combination of bioinformatics, bacterial genetics, metabolomics, and mouse models to identify the molecular mechanisms behind host-microbiome interaction.

Dr. Brown Appointed Vice Chair for Mentorship and Academic Development

Dr. Robert Brown
In his new role, Dr. Brown will continue to provide expertise as a Clinical Director while developing programs in faculty development across all of the department’s missions.

Dr. David Montrose Receives 2-Year Grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Dr. David Montrose
The project, set to begin in January 2018, is focused on determining whether the chemopreventive effects of the COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib are exerted, in part, through altering the intestinal microbiota and gut luminal metabolites.

Dr. Robert Burakoff Named as Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American Medicine

Dr. Robert Burakoff
Throughout his 35-year career Dr. Burakoff has been recognized as a leader in the treatment and research of the digestive system and liver and will bring a wealth of knowledge to his role as Editor-in-Chief of SAM.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology: New Chief, New Recruits, New Pathways

Dr. David Cohen
Dr. David Cohen's laboratory is leading the frontiers of molecular regulation of nutrient metabolism and energy homeostasis by membrane lipids, with an emphasis on state-of-the-art research and novel collaborations.

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

David E. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Chief

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1305 York Ave, Floor 4
New York, NY 10021
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Jill Roberts Institute for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
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