Weill Cornell Medical College's Dr. Lewis C. Cantley has won the 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award from the Gairdner Foundation for his groundbreaking discovery of a family of enzymes that are fundamental to understanding cancer.
The Music and Medicine Initiative, a partnership between the Juilliard School and Weill Cornell, gives medical students the chance to continue their musical lives. The spring concert was held March 10 at Lincoln Center.
Juliet Weissman, Cornell Tech’s new chief administrative officer, will oversee administrative, financial and operational aspects of Cornell Tech and will serve as a key advisor to Dean Dan Huttenlocher in these areas.
Greg Morrisett, the Allen B. Cutting Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University, has been named dean of Computing and Information Science. A former member of the Cornell faculty, he will assume his new post July 1.
Several graduate engineering fields at Cornell are in the top 10 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 "Best Graduate Schools" rankings, released March 10. Cornell Law School was ranked 13th overall and Johnson was ranked 16th.
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have discovered that a known biomarker of bone mineral density also can be used to monitor the effects of testosterone therapy in men who suffer from osteoporosis.