A new weight loss procedure that reduces the size of the stomach without the need for surgery known as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is safe and effective way for the treatment obesity and obesity-related comorbidities such as diabetes, high blood pressure and fatty liver.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine have elevated the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine to full departmental status in order to enhance rehabilitation medicine research, education and patient care.
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine have announced that the Mortimer D. Sackler, MD Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology has been awarded to Dr. Takao Hensch, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School’s Boston Children’s Hospital, and professor of molecular and cellular biology at Harvard University’s Center for Brain Science.
Dr. Joshua Milner, an allergist and immunologist who has made key discoveries into the origin of previously unidentified disorders that affect children and families, has been awarded the second annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.
Bridge Medicines, a pioneering drug discovery company focused on advancing promising early technologies from concept to clinic, announced today the appointment of William J. Polvino, M.D., as Chief Executive Officer.
Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss – one of the most devastating hallmarks of cancer – in certain breast cancer patients, according to a new multicenter study from UC San Francisco, Weill Cornell Medicine and three other medical centers.
Dr. Virginia Pascual, a renowned physician-scientist specializing in pediatric rheumatology, has been appointed the founding Gale and Ira Drukier Director of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health.
Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, an internationally renowned physician-scientist in the field of lung disease, has been named the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University’s provost for medical affairs.
A new study has found that the rate of prostate biopsies and radical prostatectomies decreased following a 2012 United States Preventative Task Force recommendation against prostate specific antigen testing.
Dr. Zoltan Antal has been named chief of pediatric endocrinology at the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Aug. 1.
NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, the first of its kind on the East Coast.
Led by researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, the new study published in the annals of surgical oncology finds that cryoablation is a viable treatment for some breast cancers