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This significant, foundational gift will launch the Ellen and Gary Davis Immune Monitoring Core, a critical research infrastructure that will serve as a repository for patient tumor samples, genomic sequencing and bioinformatics. The core will analyze and provide centralized, sensitive and quantitative patient data that investigators can use to advance their research into immunotherapy. This $2 million gift lays the cornerstone for further expansion in immunotherapy research...

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MD-PhD student Kevin O'Rourke is included on the list of "30 under 30 List- Healthcare". Kevin is a student in...

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An internal code in cellular molecules called messenger RNA predetermines how much protein they will produce, scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine discovered in a new study. The findings may settle a fundamental question in molecular biology — how the amount of protein generated from a messenger RNA is determined — and could help scientists develop new therapies for diseases such as cancer, where abnormal amounts of protein accumulate.

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Seven winners have been selected for the third round of the Daedalus Fund for Innovation awards. This Weill Cornell Medicine program helps advance promising applied and translational research projects and emerging technologies with commercial potential. Thanks to donors and friends who have supported this critical initiative, the award recipients will each receive $100,000 to fund proof-of-concept studies that may help translate their discoveries into effective treatments for patients.

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Yesterday we hosted our second-annual Three Minute Thesis® Competition. The event featured nine 3-minute presentations by Weill Cornell Graduate School and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School PhD students. The superb quality of the presentations reflects the high quality of research and outstanding communication skills of our students at both graduate schools.  The competition winners are listed below:

Judges’ Results

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We are pleased to invite you to the second-annual WCGS/GSK Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. The event, which will be a joint competition for Weill Cornell Graduate School and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School students, will be held at 4pm on Nov 28, 2016 in the Zuckerman building (open to all), with a mixer to follow.

3MT®, founded by the University of Queensland, Australia, is an event that "cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills....

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Two members of the WCM faculty have been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Carl Nathan, MD, and David Hajjar,  PhD, are among the 213 scholars, scientists, and world leaders—including two others from Cornell University—who received the honor.

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Swab the decks: Chris Mason, PhD (top), samples a New York subway...

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The addition of a chemical tag on an RNA molecule is the critical switch that inactivates one X chromosome in every cell, ensuring healthy development in all female mammals, according to new research by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The findings, reported Sept. 7 in Nature, could offer researchers a new scientific avenue to pursue treatments for X-linked chromosomal...

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This image shows human embryonic stem cell-derived pancreatic beta cell clusters after...

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