Graduate School of Medical Sciences

You are here

News

Video of Congratulations to the Class of 2019 | Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Rachel Orleans has achieved a number of firsts in her family: She was the first to graduate from college, the first to earn a Master in Public Health and now, with her graduation May 30 from Weill Cornell Medical College, the first to become a doctor.

“So this is a big deal to us,” said...

Read More

Dr. Katharine Hsu, M.D. ’94, Ph.D. ’93, professor of medicine and attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has been awarded the Weill Cornell Graduate School Alumni Award of Distinction.

Since 1997, graduate school alumni have been recognized with this award for their outstanding contributions to biomedical research in education, focusing on science and scholarship, leadership, mentoring and teaching, and service to society.

“I am so honored that my peers...

Read More

On the eve of their commencement, students from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences were recognized for their outstanding achievements.

Some 75 medical and graduate students received special awards, prizes, certificates and the Weill Cornell seal during three ceremonies on May 29 in Uris Auditorium and Griffis Faculty Club. The awards acknowledge the students' exceptional academic achievement, scholarship, research, teaching and service....

Read More

Video of Becoming a Doctor – and a Mom | Ngozi Monu | Weill Cornell Medicine

For Ngozi Monu, the key to success is balance. By the time she entered medical school, she was a two-time Olympian with a doctorate. She then discovered new challenges as she became a mother of two while earning her medical degree. Now Monu is working to balance her home life with her future career as an...

Read More

Video of A Scientist Returns to a First Love | Claire Oh | Weill Cornell Medicine

An athlete, artist, writer and scientist, Claire Oh allowed her disparate passions to guide her career. Her undergraduate bioengineering studies at Cornell University exposed her to the use of nanoparticles to target cancer cells, ultimately inspiring her decision to earn her PhD in pharmacology at Weill...

Read More

Dr. Jyotishman Pathak, the Frances and John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics, and chief of the Division of Health Informatics in the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, wanted to improve the way clinicians treat the more than 1.5 million U.S. women who suffer from mood and anxiety disorders related to pregnancy and childbirth. So, working closely...

Read More

Dr. Matthew Greenblatt, an assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded the 2019 Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research to support his work studying tumor growth in bone.    

Established in 2013, the prize is awarded each year to New York-based scientists pursuing compelling cancer research and...

Read More

The chemical element selenium, an essential nutrient for humans and other animals, protects the brain after a stroke and may be a basis for future stroke therapies, according to a study from scientists at Burke Neurological Institute and Weill Cornell Medicine.

The study, published in print on May 16 and online May 2 in Cell, found that selenium drives a molecular response in brain cells that protects them from a...

Read More

A powerful new set of scientific tools developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Genome Center (NYGC) researchers enables them to track the molecular evolution of cancers. The tools should enable a better understanding of how cancers arise and spread in the body, and how they respond to different therapies.

Described in papers on May 15 in Nature and April 23 in...

Read More

Weill Cornell Medicine
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
1300 York Ave. Box 65 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6565 Fax: (212) 746-5981