News and Events

July 14, 2022
Dr. Steven Josefowicz, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has won a 2022 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
July 6, 2022
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Melissa Cushing to Executive Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs. Melissa Cushing, MDExecutive Vice Chair of Clinical AffairsIn her new role, Dr. Cushing will work closely with the Chair and Clinical Vice Chairs in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine to implement department-wide initiatives in clinical pathology, anatomic pathology and hematopathology, as well as oversee faculty and trainee affairs for the Department.  She will also lead projects to integrate and standardize the clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology across...
June 8, 2022
During the June 3rd Resident’s Dinner, three members of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department were recognized with some of our most important departmental awards.Dr. Susan Mathew, Director of Cytogenetics and Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, earned the M. Desmond Burke Teaching Award, which was voted on by the Pathology residents.Dr. Matthew Greenblatt, Associate Director of Pathology Residency Training Program and Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, earned the David P Hajjar Distinguished Research Award. This award is given for...
June 3, 2022
A promising venture that hopes to develop a new drug therapy for colorectal cancer won $50,000 in funding and recognition from experienced venture capitalists on May 26 at the annual Biomedical Business Plan Challenge.
May 11, 2022
Congratulations to Drs. Cynthia Magro, Jose Jessurun, Amy Chadburn and Syed Hoda on being recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, which are peer-nominated, for excellence in Medicine.Also special shout-out to Amy Chadburn, MD and Cynthia Magro, MD as being a recipient of Exceptional Women in Medicine 2021, by Castle Connolly (2022 recipients are announced this fall 2022).Congratulations to all!
May 9, 2022
Tumors can force neighboring cells into supporting cancer growth by releasing lactate into their local environment, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings pave the way for future drug treatments that thwart that defense mechanism to help cancer patients.
March 19, 2022
Please join us in welcoming our incoming WCM Pathology Residency Class of 2022-2026! Uzayr Arif, DOUzayr will receive his DO from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, with and undergraduate degree in Life Sciences from New York Institute of Technology. Uzayr is an incoming AP/CP resident.Robert Chen, MD/PhDRobert will receive his MD from Emory University School of Medicine and his PhD in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was awarded the Young Investigators...
March 10, 2022
Two multi-institutional teams led by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists have been awarded grant support from the Starr Cancer Consortium. Both grants will fund work applying new technologies to develop more detailed knowledge of tumor biology, with one team focusing on Hodgkin lymphoma and the other on the purity of tumor samples on pathology slides.
February 16, 2022
A specific group of fungi residing in the intestines can protect against intestinal injury and influence social behavior, according to new preclinical research by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings extend a growing body of work identifying a "gut-immunity-brain axis," a signaling system that may have a wide range of effects on physiology in both health and disease, influenced not only by the body's own cells but also the resident microbes.The study, published Feb. 16 in Cell, reveals a novel set of molecular signals connecting fungi in the gut to their host’s cells throughout...
January 26, 2022
Read the latest WCM Pathology Newsletter to learn more about our Research Highlights, Scholarly Advances, new faculty and much more. You can also read our past issues here.

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