Most Platelet Transfusions in Critically Ill Children Given to Prevent Bleeding
May 24, 2018 Two thirds of children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) who receive transfusions of platelets—a component of the blood that helps it to clot—do so to prevent bleeding, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. The other third of patients receive the transfusions to stop active bleeding.
Molecule Promoting Blood Vessel Growth in Bone Represents New Target for Osteoporosis Drugs
May 22, 2018 A molecule promoting blood vessel growth in bone can create an environment suitable for bone-building formation, representing a potential target for new drugs to treat osteoporosis and fractures, according to new research by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jyoti Mathad
May 18, 2018 While studying abroad in India, Dr. Jyoti Mathad met a pregnant woman whose lack of access to maternal healthcare had devastating consequences.
Dr. Tony Rosen Wins Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators
May 17, 2018 Dr. Tony Rosen, an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and an attending emergency physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has been named the recipient of this year’s Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in the Surgical and Related Medical Specialties.
Mentoring Academy Established at Weill Cornell Medicine
May 15, 2018 Weill Cornell Medicine has established a new Mentoring Academy that is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of healthcare leaders. 
WCM-Q Celebrates Class of 2018 at Commencement
May 10, 2018 Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar welcomed 34 new doctors, including 13 Qatari nationals—a landmark for the institution—into the medical profession during commencement on May 2.
NewYork-Presbyterian, in Collaboration with the FDNY, Expands Mobile Stroke Treatment Units to Queens and Brooklyn
May 8, 2018 NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), is expanding its fleet of Mobile Stroke Treatment Units (MSTU) to Queens and Brooklyn. 
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jonathan Avery
May 4, 2018 Dr. Jonathan Avery knows the power of storytelling. As a psychiatrist specializing in addiction medicine, he empowers his patients to share their recollections of recovery through online testimonials.
Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease
May 4, 2018 A Western-style diet triggers changes in the brain that may predispose patients to Alzheimer’s disease decades before they show any sign of cognitive decline, according to new research by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.
NYC Consortium Joins NIH in Launching the All of Us Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine
May 2, 2018 On May 6, the National Institutes of Health will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. A consortium that includes Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem and NewYork-Presbyterian is spearheading enrollment in New York City. 

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