Epigenetic Code Plays a Role in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
September 18, 2017 Errors in the regulation of gene expression may contribute to the development of a common form of blood cancer and point to potential treatment strategies, according to a new study by scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
A Truly Extraordinary University
September 15, 2017 Martha Pollack, PhD, Cornell’s 14th president, took office in April; she came from the University of Michigan, where she’d served for 17 years in several roles including dean of the School of Information and provost, a position that included overseeing the university’s medical school.
Cornell in New York City Celebrates Pollack’s Inauguration
September 15, 2017 Cornell’s tradition of scholarship, research and service in New York City exemplifies the university’s land-grant mission and transcends disciplines and geographic regions, said Cornell President Martha E. Pollack during a Sept. 14 reception in honor of her inauguration as the university’s 14th president.
Dr. Olivier Elemento Appointed Director of the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine
September 15, 2017 Dr. Olivier Elemento, a renowned computational biologist and leader in the field of computational genomics and biomedicine, has been named director of the Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Nano-Sensors Taste Fat in Live Cells
September 13, 2017 Nano-sized sensors developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers can measure lipids, or fat molecules, in special compartments within live cells.
Long Sitting Periods May Be Just as Harmful as Daily Total
September 11, 2017 A new study finds that it isn’t just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day, that can affect risk of early death.
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Carl Crawford
September 8, 2017 Dr. Carl Crawford’s passion for medicine has deeply personal roots. Watching his father — an Olympic boxer from Guyana who seemed invincible — battle colon cancer inspired Dr. Crawford to treat his patients with the same thoughtful care he would have given his dad. 
Weill Cornell Medicine Awarded $11.3 Million Prestigious Grant for Prostate Cancer Research
September 7, 2017 Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $11.3 million Specialized Programs of Research Excellence grant from the National Cancer Institute to improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. 
A Cellular Tango: Immune and Nerve Cells Work Together to Fight Gut Infections
September 6, 2017 Nerve cells in the gut play a crucial role in the body’s ability to marshal an immune response to infection.
Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Leader Lauded with Career Honor
August 30, 2017 Dr. Olaf Andersen was honored in July with the Bert I. Shapiro Award from the National Association of MD-PhD Programs for his work as director of the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program.

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