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Dr. Dan Landau Named 2020 Vallee Scholar

Dr. Dan Landau
Dr. Landau was one of six scientists from around the world to receive this prestigious honor. He will receive $300,000 in discretionary funds to be spent over four years for basic biomedical research.

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.

Dr. Ari Melnick Named Honoree for the 2020 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize (ASH)

Dr. Ari Melnick
Dr. Melnick is being recognized for “significant research contributions to the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia through an improved understanding of epigenetics.”

2020 Fellow Award in Research Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

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 17.

COMBAT Trial Data Published in Nature Medicine: Triple Combination Approach Holds Promise for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Manuel Hidalgo
Patients with the most common type of metastatic pancreatic cancer showed improved results when treated with a combination of an investigational drug, an immunotherapy drug, and chemotherapy.

WDOM Faculty Forge New Lines of Study on COVID-19: Multiple Papers Published in Top Tier Journals

Healing hands
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty from across the Weill Department of Medicine have been pursuing critical research.

Dr. Leonard Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Initiatives

Dr. John Leonard
In this role, he will establish an office of entrepreneurship while working closely with senior leadership and investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell’s Ithaca campus, Cornell Tech, the Tri-Institutional community, and other partners.

Dr. Shore Appointed to WDOM’s Vice Chair for Compliance and Clinical Director for Inpatient Oncology Operations (Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology)

Dr. Tsiporah Shore
Dr. Shore will represent the WDOM on compliance matters related to the department, and provide leadership in support of the inpatient service to ensure high quality patient care.

Dr. Mayer Appointed to Ambulatory Director for the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Dr. Sebastian Mayer
In this pivotal role, he will work closely with Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital leadership to promote and ensure exceptional patient care in the ambulatory setting.

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.