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.
The award recognizes the tremendous research conducted by WCM investigators to improve the health of underrepresented minorities and/or to reduce health disparities.
The Weill Department of Medicine has announced five winners who will receive Fund for the Future (FFF) awards.
Another success story under Dr. Koen van Besien’s leadership of the Bone Marrow Transplantation Program in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, WDOM, has been highlighted on NPR.
Interviewed by Dr. Jonathan LaPook of CBS News’s Sunday Morning, Dr. Gail Roboz’s patient, Delia Ephron, shared her experiences after learning she had leukemia in 2017.
Drs. Koen Van Besien, Jingmei Hsu, and Marshall Glesby have led a clinical trial involving a patient living with HIV who has now been free of the virus for 14 months.
Dr. Cristofanilli's many scientific advances in the field of breast cancer include novel biomarkers (endocrine), findings on circulating tumor cells, and drug development with a focus on endocrine therapy.
The award will support Dr. Landau’s development of novel technology to study clonal mosaicism in normal tissues. This research will open a critical window into the earliest stages of cancer formation.
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.
Beloved by patients, colleagues, trainees, and staff alike, Dr. Ruggiero is retiring after a 44-year career at Weill Cornell Medicine.