Enzyme Regulates the Ability of Radiation Therapy to Activate Anti-Tumor Immunity
June 21, 2017 An enzyme implicated in autoimmune diseases and viral infections also regulates radiation therapy’s ability to trigger an immune response against cancer.
On the Case
June 21, 2017 In Dr. Stuart Mushlin's new book, "Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved," he reflects on cases from his more than 40 years of practice and presents his patients not just as cases but as people along with details of their conditions. 
Researchers Develop First-Ever Human Tissue Platform to Test Drugs for Colon Cancer
June 19, 2017 The first-ever “disease in a Petri dish” platform that models human colon cancer derived from stem cells has been developed by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators, allowing them to identify a targeted drug treatment for a common, inherited form of the disease.
New Molecular Pathway Underlies Impaired Social Behavior and Anxiety in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
June 16, 2017 A calcium-dependent molecular mechanism discovered in the brain cells of mice by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators may underlie the impaired social interactions and anxiety found in neuropsychiatric disorders — including schizophrenia and autism.
Improving Outcomes
June 14, 2017 Mass incarceration is now widely acknowledged as a major problem in our society — and one that professionals in law enforcement, education, public policy, and government are working to address. Dr. Ross MacDonald ’03, MD ’08 is tackling this issue from a public health perspective.
Dr. Conor Liston Named Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
June 9, 2017 Dr. Conor Liston, an assistant professor of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Institute and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar.
Dr. Christine Salvatore Named Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine
June 9, 2017 Dr. Christine Salvatore has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Community Action
June 8, 2017 When Dr. Olorunseun Ogunwobi, an associate professor of biology at Hunter College and adjunct assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine needed African-American men to participate in his research on how genetics might play a role in prostate cancer disparities, he reached out to a well-known Bronx community leader to help him establish relationships with potential participants.
Citizen of the World
June 8, 2017 Dr. Choi came to the United States with his parents and three siblings when he was 12, settling in Kentucky. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and his medical degree from the University of Louisville.
New Imaging Technique Allows Researchers to See Molecular Machinery at Work
June 7, 2017 New imaging methods that allow researchers to track the individual protein molecules on the surface of cells have been developed by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The results offer unprecedented insight into how cells sense and respond to their environments. 

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