We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Elizabeth Ross
April 20, 2018 Dr. Elizabeth Ross has an enduring passion for improving patients’ lives by studying how genes affect the brain’s function.
Happy Sounds
April 19, 2018 Astrid was just 18 months old when her parents realized that her speech was delayed: she babbled and responded to sound, but wasn’t speaking or developing language as she should have. 
Inherited Gene Mutation Increases Risk of Blood Cancer
April 12, 2018 A rare inherited gene mutation predisposes people to developing a form of blood cancer called multiple myeloma, according to a new study by a multicenter research team led by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.
Prescriptive Measures
April 12, 2018 Drug overdoses took the lives of some 64,000 Americans in 2016, a 22 percent rise over the previous year. 
Modified Inactivated Vaccine May Produce Immune Response as Effective as Live Vaccine
April 10, 2018 Vaccines containing inactivated versions of disease-causing germs are traditionally not as effective as live vaccines made with weakened pathogens.
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Ernie Esquivel
April 6, 2018 For Dr. Ernie Esquivel, director of Weill Cornell Medical College’s internal medicine clerkship, there are few things more gratifying than watching medical students succeed in their training.
Vision Quest
April 5, 2018 In college, I wasn’t certain that I wanted to become a physician. But as a Peace Corps volunteer, I worked as a community health promoter in a small village in Nicaragua and realized that I could have a real impact on people’s lives.
Finding Hope for the Smallest Patients
April 2, 2018 Dr. Virginia Pascual is on a mission to help sick kids. As the Drukier Director of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine—a premier, cross-disciplinary institute dedicated to understanding the underlying causes of diseases that affect children—that means fostering a passion for unconventional thinking. Kids are not little adults.
NCI Director Highlights Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy in Talk at Weill Cornell Medicine
March 30, 2018 Among the vast portfolio of research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), its new director is paying close attention to advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy—two approaches that have the potential to reshape the way physicians treat cancer.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine
March 30, 2018 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the month of March.

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