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Dr. Powell and Colleagues Identify Three Key Inflammatory Proteins Potentially Related to Risk of Acquiring Severe COVID-19

Dr. Timothy Powell
Drs. Timothy Powell, Douglas Nixon, and Rodrigo Duarte have published a paper in Clinical & Translational Immunology that has identified three key inflammatory proteins that may be involved in the risk of acquiring severe COVID-19.

Fund for the Future Awards Announced: Advancing Research Careers of Junior Faculty

The Fund for the Future award supports selected junior faculty during the crucial period of career development spanning completion of research training through the early years of their first faculty position at WCM.

Dr. Calfee Named Editor-in-Chief of Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Dr. David Calfee
A clinician and dedicated researcher in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antibiotic stewardship, Dr. Calfee has served as an associate editor of the journal over the past several years.

NIAID Renews HIV Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) Grant: Advancing Prevention and Treatment Research for HIV

Dr. Roy Gulick
Dr. Roy M. Gulick and colleagues have received a renewal from the NIAID in support of their HIV CTU grant in the amount of $18.9 million through 2027. The renewal provides funding for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group and HIV Prevention Trials Network.

Study on T-Cells from Recovered COVID-19 Patients Shows Promising Results: Dr. Jones and Collaborators Publish Findings in Blood

Dr. Brad Jones
Dr. Brad Jones, Division of Infectious Diseases, began a collaboration several years ago involving T-cell therapy approaches to HIV that has played a key role in a breakthrough study on COVID-19.

WDOM Faculty Receive Weill Cornell Medicine Grants in Support of COVID-19 Research

Tansmission electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2. Credit: NIAID-RML
The WDOM congratulates three of its faculty - Drs. Julie Magarian Blander, Robert Peck, and Erica Phillips - who received grants from Weill Cornell Medicine in support of their innovative research on COVID-19.

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.

On the Frontlines of COVID-19: Key Guidelines Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Tansmission electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2. Credit: NIAID-RML
Until a vaccine is discovered and implemented for COVID-19, WDOM physicians on the frontlines continue to focus on diagnosis, drug treatment options, and best practices.

Dr. Gulick Named Co-Chair of the NIH’s COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

Dr. Roy Gulick
The guidelines will draw on the knowledge of a panel of experts and will be updated frequently with scientific evidence and data to inform clinicians on how to best manage patients with COVID-19.

Drs. Pape and Fitzgerald Face New Challenge in Haiti: COVID-19

GHESKIO main entrance
Tens of thousands of people are expected to become sick with COVID-19 in Haiti.