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Melnick Laboratory: Critical Advances for the Treatment of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Published in Cancer Cell

Dr. Ari Melnick
Dr. Melnick and his team have developed an SIRT3-blocking compound that rapidly kills diffuse large B cell lymphoma cells in the culture dish and in mice.

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.

Dr. Silver Receives 2019 ELN Merit Award at the 16th European LeukemiaNet Symposium

Dr. Silver receives the ELN Award
Dr. Silver received the award in recognition of his contributions to international integration of research in the field of leukemia.

Dr. Manuel Hidalgo Appointed to Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Effective June 1, 2019

Dr. Manuel Hidalgo
A premier investigator in the areas of translational and clinical drug development, Dr. Hidalgo has been at the helm of the early clinical development of more than 50 new anticancer agents.

Phase 2 Trial Using Pembrolizumab for Advanced Esophageal Cancer Yields Promising Results

Dr. Manish Shah
Pembrolizumab was administered to patients who had already undergone extensive chemotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer and who, subsequently, had not responded to any other treatment.

Dr. Tagawa Investigates Targeted Radionuclide Therapy for Prostate Cancer with Funding from the DoD

Dr. Scott Tagawa
This therapy is primarily being studied for resistant prostate cancer that has spread and/or has not responded to hormonal therapy.

Dr. Hempstead Appointed to Dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead
A preeminent hematologist, neuroscientist, administrator, and educator, Dr. Hempstead’s distinguished career at Weill Cornell has spanned more than 30 years.

Dr. Faltas Awarded a Starr Cancer Consortium Grant for Bladder Cancer Study

Dr. Bishoy Faltas
Dr. Faltas's study, entitled “APOBEC mutagenesis in bladder cancer: mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities,” will receive $840,000 over two years.

Dr. Leonard Appointed Executive Vice Chair of WDOM

Dr. John Leonard
His outstanding operational and leadership skills will be utilized in his new role, in which he will advance key educational and academic activities as well as other areas of importance to the department.

2018 Fellow Award in Research Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2018 Fellow Award
Initiated in 2002, the award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 20.