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Weill Cornell medical educators reach out to inspire Qatari high schoolers

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar is stepping up its ongoing effort to reach out to Qatari high schools with regular visits to schools and invitations to students to visit the medical college. (March 28, 2008)

$50 million gift will establish Perelman heart care center, expand reproductive medicine program at Weill Cornell

Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings Inc., has made a $50 million gift to be equally divided between NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. (Feb. 28, 2008)

Robotic prostate surgery yields favorable outcomes

A new Weill Cornell study finds that prostate cancer patients receiving an advanced procedure to remove the prostate using a surgical robot have excellent outcomes five years after surgery. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Epidemiologist Lewis Drusin receives James D. Bruce Memorial Award

Epidemiologist Lewis Drusin of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been selected by the American College of Physicians to receive the Bruce award. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Scientists close in on taurine's activity in the brain (Red Bull drinkers, take note)

A finding by a team of scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College opens the door to better understanding the amino acid taurine's impact on the brain. (Feb. 13, 2008)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell creates world-class cancer center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has expanded its cancer program into a new center dedicated to advancing research, prevention and treatment of the disease with multidisciplinary collaborations. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Weill Cornell in Qatar is on track, now adding research and soon patient care

As the first class of doctors is set to graduate from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, the triple mission of the institution is ready to proceed, with the research aspect being added now, and patient care set to follow in 2011. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Weill Cornell receives $13 million to study risk factors for heart attack and stroke

Weill Cornell Medical College has received $13 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to continue studying atherosclerosis and thrombosis, which are major risk factors for coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Weill Cornell partners with Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania

Weill Cornell has partnered with the Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania in an effort to alleviate the health-care crisis gripping that country. (Jan. 25, 2008)