Weill Cornell Neuroscientist Named Finalist for the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
September 30, 2014 Dr. Dilek Colak is a finalist in life sciences for the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of Sept. 19 - Sept. 26
September 26, 2014 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of Sept. 19 - Sept. 26.
New Role Discovered for Red Blood Cells: Blood Vessel Creation
September 25, 2014 Red blood cells perform a second vital function: angiogenesis, the creation of new blood vessels from those that already exist.
Nighttime Hypotension Predicts Vision Loss in Glaucoma Patients
September 24, 2014 Significantly lower nighttime -- compared to daytime -- blood pressure predicts vision loss in glaucoma patients.
Target Practice
September 22, 2014 Precision approaches are a major advance in the treatment of blood cancers.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of Sept. 12 - Sept. 19
September 19, 2014 Dr. Rainu Kaushal was selected to be an ELAM fellow and other awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of Sept. 12 - Sept. 19.
Study Shows Inconsistent Dosages of Widely Used Eye Disease Drug
September 18, 2014 Researchers have found inconsistencies in a low-cost drug used to prevent age-related macular degeneration prepared by pharmacists.
Doctors' Use of EHRs Linked to Variability in Records' Application
September 17, 2014 Physicians develop their own patterns of using electronic health records, resulting in tremendous variability in the records' use at the provider level.
Dr. Barbara Hempstead Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Education
September 17, 2014 Dr. Barbara Hempstead, associate dean for faculty development and diversity and the O. Wayne Isom Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell, has been appointed senior associate dean for education, effective Jan. 1. She will succeed Dr. Carol Storey-Johnson, who has held the position since 2001 and has been appointed senior advisor for medical education.
'Big Data' Big Dreams
September 16, 2014 New methods of processing massive amounts of information offer powerful weapons against threats ranging from cancer to bioterror.

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