New Gene Therapy Protects Against Peanut Allergy
June 29, 2016 A new gene therapy developed by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine could eventually prevent the life-threatening effects of peanut allergy with just a single dose.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Names John P. Leonard, MD of Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian its 2016 Manhattan Light The Night Corporate Chair
June 28, 2016 The New York City Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has announced John P. Leonard, MD, of Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian as its 2016 Manhattan Light The Night® corporate chair.
Device Registry Required to Determine Efficacy of Newest Prostate Cancer Treatment
June 28, 2016 The jury is still out on the efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound to treat prostate cancer.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of June 17 - June 24
June 24, 2016 More than a dozen faculty and students win awards from the Siegel Family and other awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of June 17 - June 24.
NewYork-Presbyterian, the #1 Hospital in New York, Awarded Advanced Certification as Comprehensive Stroke Center by Joint Commission
June 23, 2016 New level of certification recognizes NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine as among the best in the nation for the treatment of complex stroke cases.
Nursing Home Residents Commonly Abused by Their Neighbors
June 23, 2016 Twenty percent of people living in nursing homes are abused by other residents.
Disruption of Intestinal Fungi Leads to Increased Severity of Inflammatory Disease
June 22, 2016 Fungi that live in a healthy gut may be as important for good health as beneficial intestinal bacteria.
Chemical Exacerbates Bacterial Infection, Important For Cystic Fibrosis
June 22, 2016 A naturally produced chemical exacerbates infection by a common bacteria, rendering the infection significantly harder for the body to clear.
Internationally Recognized Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. David A. Fishman Joins NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine
June 21, 2016 Dr. Fishman is a renowned expert in prevention, risk assessment and detection of early-stage cancer.
'Global City Sampling Day' to Launch Weill Cornell Medicine-Led Study of Antimicrobial Resistance Across 54 International Cities
June 21, 2016 A synchronized event brings together more than 400 people from 54 cities around the world to collect samples of DNA, RNA and microbes from surfaces in subways, buses, airports and other well-traveled public meeting spaces.

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