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$4M Grant Awarded to Weill Cornell Medicine Lymphoma Program for Mantle Cell Lymphoma Research

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) was selected by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) as the only medical institution in New York and one of two sites nationwide to receive a highly competitive grant to improve therapies for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) patients.

The LLS Mantle Cell Lymphoma Research Initiative (MCL-RI) award of $2.5 million couples with significant matching from WCM to total over $4 million worth of funding provided to accelerate the movement of innovative MCL treatment approaches from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside. The LLS award was sourced in part by generous philanthropic investments supporting the future of cancer research.

From left to right (Back): Maurizio Di Liberto, PhD; Peter Martin, MD; Karla Ballman, PhD; Lorenzo Galluzzi, PhD; John Leonard, MD From left to right (Front): Olivier Elemento, PhD; Jihye Paik, PhD; Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD; Jia Ruan MD, PhD; Lewis Cantley, PhD Not pictured: Xiangao Huang, PhD; Giorgio Inghirami, MD; Christopher Mason, PhD


Dr. Jessica Tyler Elected Fellow of the AAAS

Jessica Tyler, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Tyler on being elected to Fellow of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)!

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Congratulations to our Graduate Staff of the Month, David Kim, MD

David Kim, MD; PGY-1
Pathology, Cornell

Each month at the Leadership Town Hall Meeting, leadership recognizes one employee from each campus who exemplifies our motto “We Put Patients First,” as well as the NYP Values: Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, Empathy, Innovation and Responsibility. 

Congratulations to our Graduate Staff of the Month!!

David Kim, MD; PGY-1
Pathology, Cornell

The Resident of the Month recipients are invited to the Key Personnel meetings, are photographed with senior leaders, and will receive 70 AwardperQs. In addition, the Resident of the Month Award winners are featured on the NYP Infonet and their names are inscribed on an honorary plaque that is displayed in a prominent location in the Hospital to honor their achievement.

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