Science & Society Series Links Students to Unfamiliar Fields
October 20, 2017 In an age of overabundant and accessible information, when evidence-based research is devalued, how can scientists and journalists work in concert to rightfully inform the public of medical progress?
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Tanaka Dune
October 20, 2017 Dr. Tanaka Dune’s parents instilled in her the importance of finding a purpose in life. As a urogynecologist, hers is helping women who have pelvic floor disorders and other ob/gyn-related issues.
Symposium Fosters Entrepreneurial Spirit at Weill Cornell Medicine
October 20, 2017 The goal of the Dean’s Inaugural Symposium on Opportunities for Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development, hosted at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Uris Auditorium, was to highlight the resources available to investigators to help them turn their research findings into new treatments and therapies for patients.
Shining a Light
October 18, 2017 When Dr. Onyinye Balogun was a young girl, her father’s only sister was diagnosed with breast cancer back home in their native Nigeria. Dr. Balogun had recently immigrated to the United States with her parents, but on a return visit the severity of her aunt’s disease became clear.
Dr. Virginia Pascual Wins Lupus Insight Prize
October 18, 2017 Dr. Virginia Pascual, the Drukier Director of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine, was awarded the Lupus Insight Prize on June 15 by the Lupus Research Alliance. 
Dr. Scudder’s Legacy
October 12, 2017 The tale of the “three knocks in the night” has become legend in the medical community of Vellore, India and beyond. Visiting her missionary parents in 1890 after graduating from a Massachusetts women’s seminary, Dr. Ida Scudder watched helplessly as, one after another, three men sought aid for their wives, who were in mortal danger during childbirth. 
Menopause Triggers Metabolic Changes in Brain That May Promote Alzheimer's
October 10, 2017 Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Discovery Zone
October 9, 2017 Last spring, veteran pharmaceutical executive and entrepreneur Dr. William Polvino was tapped as CEO of Bridge Medicines, a company established in October 2016 to further the development of drugs nurtured by the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute. 
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jason Baker
October 6, 2017 Endocrinologist Jason Baker can uniquely relate to his patients: Like them, he lives with type 1 diabetes. Now, he’s doing all that he can to make a difference in the lives of his patients in New York and the developing world.
Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center Awarded $45.3 Million NIH Renewal Grant
October 6, 2017 Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program to continue funding its multi-institutional Clinical and Translational Science Center until 2022.

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