Graduate School of Medical Sciences

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Faculty

Weill Cornell Graduate School appoints faculty to each of the degree programs. Our PhD faculty also hold Weill Cornell Medical College appointments or an appointment with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. WCGS has appointed over 300 exceptional professors to the faculty. Our faculty continue to engage in cutting-edge research and work alongside our students, mentoring and directing their education.

Faculty Honors

Graduate School faculty are leaders in their respective fields. Many of our faculty receive prestigious honors and awards for their teaching and research.

Faculty Stories

The WCGS faculty experience is unique and rewarding. Faculty share their thoughts about being part of the vibrant WCGS community.

Rafii, Shahin
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
Raj, Ashish
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Neural Networks
  • Graph Theory
Rajadhyaksha, Anjali
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Addiction
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Disease Modeling
  • Ion Channels
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
Ratan, Rajiv
Professor
Program of Study:
Ratsch, Gunnar
Adjunct Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Reidenberg, Marcus
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Clinical Pharmacology
Remus, Dirk
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Replication
Resh, Marilyn
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Signaling
  • Cancer Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
Rhee, Kyu
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Richardson, Joshua
Assistant Professor
Rifkind, Arleen
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
Rivella, Stefano
Adjunct Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Human Genetics
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Stem Cells
Robbins, Laura
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Development
  • Epithelial Polarity
Rogatsky, Inez
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Signaling
Rosen, Neal
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
Ross, M. Elizabeth
Professor/Chair
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Development
  • Neural Networks
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
Rubin, Mark
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Rudensky, Alexander
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Inflammation
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Rudin, Charles
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Epigenetics
  • Epigenomics
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Lung Cancer
Rutishauser, Urs
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Ryan, Timothy
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Neural Development
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Optical Imaging
  • Synaptic Transmission
  • Brain Imaging
  • Neural Networks

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