News Archive 2007

Chronic Infection, Inflammation and Cancer: A Global Opportunity for Cancer Prevention

In his opening remarks, Dr. Andrew Dannenberg, Chairperson of the Scientific Program Committee for the Sixth Annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting, emphasized that no less than 15-20% of the world's cancer burden can be attributed to chronic infectious diseases.

As 2007 President of American Society of Hematology (ASH), Dr. Schafer Hosts More than 20,000 Hematologists at Annual Meeting

Dr. Andrew I. Schafer, 2007 President of ASH, Chairman of the Department of Medicine and E. Hugh Luckey Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC), and Physician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, led the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) 49th Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Dr. Imperato-McGinley Named Principal Investigator and Program Director: Largest Ever Federal Grant Awarded to Weill Cornell

A prestigious $49 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) has been awarded from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to Weill Cornell Medical College in support of a new Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC). Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, will serve as the Principal Investigator and Program Director of the new Center. View Press Release

Dr. Ira M. Jacobson is Named "Physician of the Year" by The American Liver Foundation

The American Liver Foundation, the Nations leading nonprofit organization for liver health promotion and disease prevention, has named Dr. Ira M. Jacobson as their Physician of the Year Award Recipient.

Renowned International Division Adds New Locale to its Roster: Tanzania

The Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases is renowned for facing some of the most virulent infectious diseases existing around the world.

Hunting Down a Killer-Bacterium's Infectious Protein

Weill Cornell Medical College physician-scientists have targeted a protein they believe is responsible for leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted from animals to humans, which infects a half-million people and leads to the death of up to 100,000, annually.


Excellence Marks the Beat in Cardiology - 2004 more

Distinguished Professorship for a Favorite "Doc" more

With TODAY show co-anchor Katie Couric as guest speaker, The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health officially opened on March 30, 2004. more


Progress & Promise: Cure of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus by Islet Transplantation more

The Center for the Study of Hepatitis C more

Newly Renovated Cancer Center - Starr 3 more

A Cutting Edge Cocktail & Multiple Strategies more


The Department of Medicine welcomes you to our newly established site for The Center for Multicultural and Minority Health (CMMH). more

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