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.

Iacobuzio-Donahue, Christine
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Metastasis
  • Human Genetics
Iadecola, Costantino
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Control
  • Cerebral Circulation
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Renin-angiotensin System
Iliev, Iliyan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Computational Modeling
  • Microbiome
  • Mycobiome
  • Fungal Immunology
Imperato-McGinley, Julianne
Inturrisi, Charles
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Analgesics and Pain
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Ivashkiv, Lionel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Epigenetics
  • Innate Immunity
  • Signaling
  • Cytokines
Jaffrey, Samie
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Imaging
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Jasin, Maria
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Jiang, Xuejun
Johnson, Warren
Johnson, Stephen
Jung, Arian
Assistant Professor
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
Kaushal, Rainu
Professor
Kelly, Thomas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
  • DNA Damage Response
  • Regulation of DNA Replication
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Kern, Lisa
Associate Professor
Keshari, Kayvan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Imaging
  • Metabolism
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Kharas, Michael
Assistant Professor
Khurana, Ekta
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Kim, Kitai
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
Kingham, T. Peter
Assistant Professor
Klein, Robert
Kolesnick, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Signaling

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