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Dr. Safford and Colleagues Publish Pivotal Paper in Circulation: Social Determinants to Prevent Fatal Heart Attacks

Dr. Monika Safford
The researchers analyzed data from the REGARDS Study, which tracked cardiovascular-related outcomes in over 20,000 people for a decade, to identify adverse social determinants of health that can lead to a higher likelihood of a fatal heart attack.

Findings on a Key Genetic Driver of Lymphomas Published in Nature

Dr. Ari Melnick
Dr. Ari Melnick and colleagues have published breakthrough findings that show certain histone H1 mutations are drivers of lymphoma.

Dr. Iliev Receives Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Dr. Iliyan Iliev
The award provides early-career scientists with $500,000 over five years to investigate the interplay between humans and pathogens, and how such encounters can lead to disease.

Dr. Rafii Wins NIH Outstanding Investigator Award: A New Era in Modern Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Shahin Rafii
The award, which will support Dr. Rafii’s project to accelerate regenerative medicine technology, provides $1 million per year (including direct and indirect costs) for seven years.

Dr. Weinsaft and Dr. Kim Publish Critical Findings on Damage to the Heart’s Right Ventricle from COVID-19

Transthoracic two-dimensional color Doppler echocardiography. Credit: Shutterstock.
Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Drs. Jonathan Weinsaft and Jiwon Kim have shown that an echocardiogram is a useful tool in evaluating COVID-19 patients who have damage to the heart’s right ventricle.

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.

Dr. Sonnenberg Receives ICIS-LUMINEX John R. Kettman Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research

Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg
Dr. Gregory F. Sonnenberg has been recognized for his “innovative research program which continues to make seminal scientific contributions at the interface of immunology and microbiology.”

Intercampus Team of Investigators Receive NIH Grant to Develop Method for Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection Using Cell-Free DNA

Dr. Darshana Dadhania
A team of intercampus investigators has received a $3.65 million grant from the NIH to develop an inexpensive method for accurately diagnosing UTIs in kidney transplant patients by carrying out molecular profiling of cell-free DNA in urine.

Dr. Lee and Colleagues Publish Key Finding on Gut Commensal Microbiota and Urinary Tract Infection

Dr. John R. Lee
In this paper, which reflected further analysis stemming from their previous paper published in Nature Communications (December 2019), 168 kidney transplant recipients, who provided 510 fecal specimens, were evaluated.

WDOM Hosts Fifth Annual Research Retreat and Keynote Speaker

Dr. Nancy J. Brown
The Research Retreat will provide a distinct forum to bring together a diverse range of established and emerging faculty and trainees and experts in complimentary fields to foster and expand research efforts in the Weill Department of Medicine.

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