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Dr. Katherine Hajjar. Photo credit: Robert Essel

Dr. Katherine Hajjar, an esteemed physician-scientist with expertise in pediatric hematology and vascular cell biology, has been named senior associate dean for faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Jan. 1. Dr. Judy Tung, a distinguished internist and educator, has been appointed associate dean for faculty development.

Dr. Hajjar will lead Weill Cornell Medicine’s Office of Faculty,...

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Dr. Monika Safford. Photo credit: John Abbott

An inexpensive program using trained community members to deliver a structured program based on cognitive behavioral therapy by telephone was able to improve daily functioning, self-reported physical activity, and overall quality of life among diabetic patients with chronic pain, according to a clinical trial led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


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Upcoming Seminars

January 24, 2020 - 2:00pm
"Reconstruction of the Human Blood-Brain Barrier in Vitro Reveals a Pathogenic Role of APOE4 in Pericytes"
January 27, 2020 - 12:00pm
Institute for Computational Biomedicine Seminar Series presents: Deyou Zheng, Ph.D. Professor Departments of Genetics, Neurology and Neuroscience Albert Einstein College of Medicine Host: Andrea Sboner, Ph.D.
January 29, 2020 - 1:00pm
"Brain Control and Readout at Biologically Relevant Resolutions"

Thesis Defenses

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

Xiaojing Mu
Molecular Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Jayanta Chaudhuri
Major Sponsor: Dr. Scott Keeney
Minor Sponsors: Drs. John Petrini and Iestyn Whitehouse

Date: Monday, February 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

Andrea Rizzi
Tri-Institutional Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Ph.D. Program
Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Alex Kentsis
Major Sponsor: Dr. John Chodera
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Olivier Elemento and Daniel Heller
Additional Members: Dr. David Huggins (Weill Cornell Medicine)

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