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Dr. Lo and Colleagues Publish Critical Findings on Type 2 Diabetes in Nature Medicine

Dr. James C. Lo
Dr. Lo and colleagues hope that by using adipsin or DUSP26 therapies, patients with type 2 diabetes will be spared from developing beta cell failure and thus spared from insulin injections.

Dr. Lee and Colleagues Publish Breakthrough Paper on UTI in Nature Communications

Dr. John R. Lee
In a collaborative study, Dr. John R. Lee and colleagues revealed a first-of-its-kind discovery showing that the abundance of uropathogens in the gut is associated with future development of UTI.

Dr. Martinez Leads PRECISIONS Study on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Dr. Fernando Martinez
Funded by a $22 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and Three Lakes Partners, the PRECISIONS study aims to transform diagnosis and treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Highlight on HCV: Dr. Brown Lead Author on Breakthrough Paper in Journal of Hepatology

Dr. Robert Brown
Results of a recent study that used a new drug combination (glecaprevir/pibrentasivr) for chronic HCV and compensated cirrhosis of the liver, showed high virological cure rates.

Dr. Fins Receives Brain Initiative Grant from the NIH

Dr. Joseph Fins
The grant seeks to understand the opportunities and challenges posed by cognitive restoration for people with severe to moderate traumatic brain injury in the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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.

Dr. Sara Czaja Leads New Center for Aging and Behavioral Research

Dr. Sara Czaja
Dr. Czaja utilizes technology to facilitate the performance of older workers, to assist dementia caregivers, to enable older adults to use e-health apps and the Internet, and to support memory and social connectivity.

Breakthrough on Cell-free DNA Published in PNAS: Dr. Dadhania, Co-senior Author

Dr. Darshana Dadhania
The paper illuminates a technique that has enabled a low-cost urine test that can identify thousands of bacteria and viruses in humans. Importantly, infections causing tissue damage can be readily discerned.

Dr. Dupnik Receives a Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Dr. Kathryn Dupnik
The CSDA will provide Dr. Dupnik with $495,000 over three years in support of her research studies in the area of infectious diseases.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2019

2019 Young Investigators Award
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.

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