Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of July 17 - July 24
July 24, 2015 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of July 17 - July 24.
Leon Levy Fellowship in Neuroscience Renewed For $1.92 Million
July 24, 2015 With a $1.92 million grant, the Leon Levy Foundation is renewing its fellowship in neuroscience through 2019, ensuring that more early-career physicians and scientists can pursue their innovative research.
End-of-Life Chemotherapy for Cancer May Do More Harm Than Good
July 23, 2015 Treating terminally ill cancer patients with chemotherapy in the months or weeks before their deaths was not found to improve patients' quality of life and may actually do more harm than good.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of July 10 - July 17
July 17, 2015 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of July 10 - July 17.
Dr. Karla Ballman Named Chief of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Weill Cornell Medical College
July 16, 2015 Dr. Karla Ballman has been named chief of the Division of Biostatics and Epidemiology in the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Immune Cells Recruited to Support Lung Cancer Growth Could Offer New Drug Targets
July 14, 2015 Lung cancers attract circulating immune cells to the tumor mass where the cancer reprograms them to support its growth and progression.
Bacterial Endocarditis Increases Stroke Risk for Longer Period than Previously Reported
July 10, 2015 Patients who develop an infection of the heart valves have an elevated risk of stroke beginning four months before and up to five months after diagnosis -- a period significantly longer than previously reported.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of June 26 - July 10
July 9, 2015 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of June 26 - July 10.
Symbiotic Relationship
July 8, 2015 Researchers explore the microbiome, medicine's newest frontier.
Absence of Tumor-Suppressing Gene Derails DNA Replication, Leaving Cells Vulnerable to Cancer
July 7, 2015 If a known tumor-suppressor gene, called PTEN, has mutated or is absent, the DNA replication process derails and can lead to cancer development.

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