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Dr. Martinez and Colleagues Highlighted in NYP’s Advances Newsletter: Multipronged Management of Interstitial Lung Disease

With more than 200 pulmonary disorders that fall under the umbrella of ILD, patient evaluation, proper diagnosis, and determining the best treatment is of the utmost importance.

Key Finding Published in Cell on ILC3s and Protection Against Colorectal Cancer

Artistic rendering of a tumor growing within a colon
Drs. Gregory Sonnenberg, Jeremy Goc, and Manish Shah have discovered that innate lymphoid cells protect against colorectal cancer, in part, by helping to maintain a healthy dialogue between the immune system and gut microbes.

Dr. Ndhlovu Appointed as Principal Investigator of the HOPE Collaboratory

Dr. Lishomwa Ndhlovu
The HOPE (HIV Obstruction by Programmed Epigenetics) Collaboratory represents a completely new strategy for curing HIV. Utilizing previous knowledge regarding how other viruses have become naturally inactivated over time, the HOPE approach aims to silence and permanently remove HIV from the body.

Goncalves Lab at the Forefront of Research Showing How Fructose in the Diet Contributes to Obesity

Dr. Marcus DaSilva Goncalves
Dr. Goncalves and colleagues have published a paper in Nature demonstrating that a high-fructose diet promotes the elongation of intestinal villi.

Dr. Jones Appointed as Principal Investigator of REACH: $28.5 Million NIH-funded Grant

Dr. Brad Jones
As part of The Martin Delaney Collaboratories, which is an NIH flagship funding mechanism, Dr. Jones will be leading REACH (Research Enterprise to Advance a Cure for HIV) in pursuit of a cure for HIV.

Documenting the Impact of HIV on the Host Epigenome During the Earliest Stages of HIV Infection

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The research from Drs. Ndhlovu and Corley finds that abrupt and altered cell-type specific DNA methylation profiles in blood, seen during acute HIV infection, persist despite prompt initiation of antiretroviral therapy.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2021

2021 Young Investigator Award finalists
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.

2021 Fellow Award in Research Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2021 Fellow Award Finalists
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 23.

Dr. Landau and Team Publish Findings in Cancer Discovery on Mapping Technique that Reveals Epigenetic Drivers of Cancers

Dr. Dan Landau
The exciting new algorithm, MethSig, analyzes the thousands of DNA methylation changes detected in tumor cells and infers which ones are likely driving tumor growth.

Dr. Martinez Publishes Key Findings in JAMA on Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Using a Novel Trial Design

Dr. Fernando Martinez
IPF develops when the lungs become damaged or scarred, making it difficult to breathe. Researchers have long been searching for a better mechanistic understanding of IPF that could lead to better treatment.

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