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Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM) Announces Fund for the Future Awardees

Fund for the Future
Five winners in the Weill Department of Medicine have been selected to receive Fund for the Future awards to pursue a wide range of breakthrough research.

2019 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

2019 Wallis Prize
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.

Dr. Longman Appointed to Director of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (JRC)

Dr. Randy Longman
Building upon the division’s strong legacy in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Dr. Longman will oversee and expand clinical, research and educational activities at the JRC.

First Anatomical Map of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Healthy Human Tissues Created: Published in Immunity

Heat map visualization of gene expression signatures of human innate lymphoid cells throughout the body
The innate immune system is the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens, but there has been a lack of information on what a “healthy” innate immune system looks like.

Phase 2 Trial Using Pembrolizumab for Advanced Esophageal Cancer Yields Promising Results

Dr. Manish Shah
Pembrolizumab was administered to patients who had already undergone extensive chemotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer and who, subsequently, had not responded to any other treatment.

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Newsletter Highlights the Research of Dr. Lee

Dr. John R. Lee
The newsletter’s feature was in recognition of Dr. Lee’s pivotal abstract that presented an evaluation of the gut microbiota in 169 kidney transplant recipients.

Dr. Tagawa Investigates Targeted Radionuclide Therapy for Prostate Cancer with Funding from the DoD

Dr. Scott Tagawa
This therapy is primarily being studied for resistant prostate cancer that has spread and/or has not responded to hormonal therapy.

Dr. Faltas Awarded a Starr Cancer Consortium Grant for Bladder Cancer Study

Dr. Bishoy Faltas
Dr. Faltas's study, entitled “APOBEC mutagenesis in bladder cancer: mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities,” will receive $840,000 over two years.

Dr. Walsh Delivers Opening Lecture for the 82nd Annual Southern California ASM Meeting

Dr. Thomas Walsh
His lecture was entitled, “Advances in the Laboratory Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis & Their Therapeutic Implications.”

Third Annual WDOM Research Retreat Draws Record Number of Attendees

Third Annual WDOM Research Retreat
The event served to foster and expand research activities and collaborations at Weill Cornell Medicine between established and emerging leaders in their respective fields.

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