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Growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee, Neel Madhukar always assumed he would become a physician. That’s what he told his high school teachers, and he pursued a premed track as an undergraduate at Emory University. But that plan shifted after his grandfather, to whom he had long been close, received a devastating diagnosis of liver cancer when Madhukar was a freshman. “There wasn’t that much they could do for it,” says Madhukar, now a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Weill Cornell ...

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Graduating computational modeling students Neel Madhukar and Katie Gayvert, both members of the Elemento Lab, featured in a recent WCM video highlighting the accomplishments of their collaborative and individual efforts to better science and biomedical research.
 
Both students were...
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Dear Weill Cornell Medicine Community,

I am writing to inform you of several exciting leadership appointments at Weill Cornell Medicine that will keep us at the forefront of biomedical graduate education and research.

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NEW YORK (April 28, 2017) – Weill Cornell Medicine today announced a gift made by WorldQuant, LLC (“WorldQuant”)  and Igor Tulchinsky that will further realize the promise of precision medicine. The $5 million gift establishes a new initiative that will use predictive tools to enhance Weill Cornell Medicine’s capability to diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses, with...

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Dear Weill Cornell Medicine Community,

I am pleased to announce the creation of two new leadership positions to support our students and enhance our climate of diversity.  Dr. Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey and Dr. Marcus Lambert have both been appointed to the role of assistant dean of diversity and student life.  Together they will lead a revitalized effort to ensure that the needs of our diverse medical and graduate student populations are met.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell...

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Milka Doktorova realized early into her PhD research that she might need to work in two different labs, hundreds of miles apart. It was the only way she could validate simulations and examine in atomic detail the way our cell membranes function – information that could ultimately lead to developing effective medications. Until now, most studies on how medications affect membrane barriers and the proteins that live in them have been performed with artificial symmetric membranes, even though...

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Dr. Carol Storey-Johnson, senior advisor for medical education and a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has won the 2017 Distinguished Educator Award from the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA).

The NEGEA is a regional group of the Association of American Medical Colleges’...

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