Led by Dr. Imperato-McGinley, the CTSC Receives $61.9 Million Grant from NIH (NCATS)

Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley
This award is the largest federal grant ever given to Weill Cornell Medicine and represents 20 years of continuous funding for the CTSC under Dr. Imperato-McGinley’s direction.

Dr. Sonnenberg and Colleagues Publish Key Finding in Nature: How Immune System Tolerates Friendly Gut Bacteria

Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg
Building upon his laboratory’s many discoveries centered around ILC3s, Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg has published another breakthrough in Nature (September 7, 2022).

New Directors at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Dr. Jedd Wolchok has been appointed as the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and Dr. Taha Merghoub as Deputy Director.

Drs. Fitzgerald and Rhee Receive $5 Million TRAC Grant from the NIH

The Tri-institutional TB Research Advancement Center (TRAC) is a collaboration between an exceptional group of investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, Rockefeller University, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Iliev Receives Lloyd J. Old Star Program Grant: Role of Fungi in Cancer Development and Immunotherapy

Dr. Iliyan Iliev
This five-year, $1.25 million grant will enable Dr. Iliev to continue his innovative research into the relationship between certain types of fungi and specific cancers.

Dr. Blander Receives Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award from the European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society

Dr. Julie Blander
This award recognizes exceptional researchers whose scientific excellence and pioneering work have significantly advanced scientific development for the benefit of humanity.

Dr. Czaja Leads $14.7 Million Renewal Grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging: CREATE V

Dr. Sara Czaja
Initially funded in 1999, the goal of the “Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement” (CREATE) is to ensure that older adults can use and realize the benefits of technology for improving daily living.

Dr. August Receives Belding H. Scribner Award (ASN Lifetime Achievement Awards)

Dr. Phyllis August
A pioneering physician-investigator in the field of preeclampsia, Dr. August’s research has focused on hypertension and kidney disease during pregnancy, as well as hypertension associated with kidney disease.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2022

2022 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.

Dr. Martin Publishes Pivotal Paper on Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Treatment Varies According to Setting

Dr. Peter Martin
The study analyzed the use of autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT), a type of bone marrow transplantation that uses a patient’s own cells, and found that the usage of ASCT can be low in some patient settings.

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