Eight Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members have been selected for the fifth round of the Daedalus Fund for Innovation awards, a pioneering institutional program that helps advance promising applied and translational research projects and emerging technologies that have commercial potential.
In recognition of its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. INSIGHT Into Diversity is the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Dr. Mary Charlson and investigators from the Clinical Directors Network have been awarded a $7.6 million, five-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study how health coaches may affect the health and wellness of patients with multiple chronic diseases.
Dr. Shuibing Chen, an associate professor of chemical biology in surgery and in biochemistry at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received the ISSCR Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).
Dr. Jane Salmon, associate dean for faculty affairs and a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been elected an honorary member of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR). She is the second honoree from Weill Cornell and only the third American to receive this honor.
Dr. Dan Landau, an assistant professor of medicine and of physiology and biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine, and a core faculty member of the New York Genome Center, has been awarded the Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research to support his work studying cancer evolution.
The Antonio M. Gotto, Jr. Prize in Atherosclerosis Research was awarded to Dr. Daniel J. Rader, an investigator from the Perelman School of Medicine, during the XVIII International Symposium on Atherosclerosis held June 9-12 in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Samuel Bakhoum, a Holman research fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine and a senior resident in radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has won a 2018 Tri-Institutional Breakout Award for Junior Investigators.