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Most of the reasons why American patients receive care from multiple providers are related to numerous modifiable causes such as patient preferences, physician referrals and health system factors —not medical need—according to a qualitative study by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.  

“The results of our study show that fragmentation is not just a function of sicker patients seeing more providers,” said first author Dr. Lisa...

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For first-year Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences doctoral student Suniyya Amna Waraich, developing new therapies for stroke patients is personal: A close relative was at a family gathering when he had a stroke. Fortunately, the doctors in her family were able to diagnose it early, she said, he has recovered well as a result.

“But even in his case, the weight of constant wariness and anticipation of another stroke is impossible to shake,” said Waraich, who is studying...

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Upcoming Seminars

February 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Institute for Computational Biomedicine (ICB) Seminar Series presents: Hongyu Zhao, Ph.D. Ira V. Hiscock Professor and Chair Department of Biostatistics Yale University
February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Immune-Microbiota Interaction in Lung Cancer Chengcheng Jin, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Host: Dr. Alexander Rudensky Tea ?: Yes Tea Time: Tea at 9:45 AM
February 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
The Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Sebastian Brauchi, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Associate Investigator, Millennium Nucleus of Ion Channel-Associated Diseases (MiNICAD) Associate Professor, Physiology, Universidad Austral de Chile

Thesis Defenses

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 1:00pm



Chairperson:                 Dr. Daniel Heller

Major Sponsors:           Dr. Richard Kolesnick

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Frederick Maxfield & Marilyn Resh

Additional Member:    Dr. Simon Powell (MSKCC)

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:00am


Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Chairperson:                 Dr. Lawrence Palmer

Major Sponsors:           Dr. David Christini

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Alessio Accardi & Emre Aksay

Additional Member:    Dr. Trine Krogh-Madsen (WCM)

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

Sahill Chopra
Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Tobias Hohl
Major Sponsor: Dr. Juan Ruiz
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Matthew Greenblatt
Additional Members: Drs. Andrew Dannenberg (Weill Cornell Medicine) and Laurie Glimcher (Dana Farber Cancer Institute)

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