Research Project to Combat 'Superbugs,' Antibiotic Resistance
October 21, 2016 Researchers from the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine are teaming up to learn more about antibiotic resistance in patients with low levels of infection-fighting white blood cells, such as those with leukemia.
Weill Cornell Medicine Researcher Receives $1.5 Million NIH New Innovator Award
October 20, 2016 Dr. Eftychia Apostolou, an assistant professor of molecular biology in medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has won a New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health for her research on how cells preserve their identity under normal conditions or alter it during pathogenesis, such as cancer.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of Oct. 14 - Oct. 21
October 20, 2016 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of Oct. 14 - Oct. 21.
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Phyllis August
October 19, 2016 For nephrologist Dr. Phyllis August, helping women with kidney disorders or high-blood pressure become pregnant is as much her passion as it is part of her identity as a doctor.
Dr. Zoltan Antal Named Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine
October 18, 2016 Dr. Zoltan Antal has been named chief of pediatric endocrinology at the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Aug. 1.
Chemotherapy Drives Treatment Resistance in Bladder Cancer
October 17, 2016 Study provides a framework for understanding the biological basis for chemotherapy resistance in bladder cancer.
Dr. Francis Lee and Dr. Jane Salmon Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
October 17, 2016 Drs. Francis Lee and Jane Salmon are among 70 new members and nine foreign associations announced this year at NAM's 46th annual meeting on Oct. 17 in Washington, D.C.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of Oct. 7 - Oct. 14
October 14, 2016 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of Oct. 7 - 14.
NewYork-Presbyterian Collaborates with the FDNY to Launch First Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit on the East Coast
October 11, 2016 NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, the first of its kind on the East Coast.
Gene Identified that Drives Aggressive Prostate Cancer
October 10, 2016 An overactive gene appears to cause some prostate cancers to transform from a typical tumor type to a much more aggressive form of the disease.

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