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

Scientists Identify Protein that Promotes Brain Metastasis

November 4, 2019

A protein that breast, lung and other cancers use to promote their spread—or metastasis—to the brain, has been identified by a team led by Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-...