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Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics includes divisions in cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, genetics, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, pulmonology, and allergy/immunology, as well as general academic pediatrics, critical care medicine and newborn medicine. Sub-specialists provide outstanding family-centered care for children of all ages. Research programs include basic science and clinical research on topics such as cancer metastasis, reducing infant mortality, asthma, quality and patient safety, chronic kidney disease and metabolism, and brain tumors. Our residency program and fellowships offer tailored training programs in subspecialty care, community-based pediatrics and clinical research to prepare the world's next generation of pediatric physicians.

News

In Brief: Surgery May be Avoided for Children with Rare Skull Tumor

June 30, 2022

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus...
IgG Antibodies in Breast Milk Help Shape Infants’ Gut Bacteria and Immunity

June 10, 2022

A new preclinical study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators shows that one specific set of antibodies that is induced naturally by gut beneficial bacteria can be transferred...
Dr. Melody Zeng Receives a Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award

May 12, 2022

Dr. Melody Zeng, an assistant professor of immunology in pediatrics and a member of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has...