Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Events

October 16 - November 14, 2019

Wednesday, October 16

Medicine Grand Rounds: Why Muscle Matters - Novel Insights Yielded by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Tissue Characterization

Jonathan W. Weinsaft, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Medicine in Radiology – Weill Cornell Medicine Director, Cardiac MRI Program – Weill Cornell...

Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture

"How Adults Learn – Leveraging your Teaching and Learning” Ruth Gotian, Ed.D., M.S. Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology Weill Cornell...

Biophysics of Protein Disorder, Single Molecules to Droplets

Molecular Biophysics Seminar Series presents: Ashok Deniz, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology & TSRI...

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Figuring Out Food Labels

Session 3: Figuring Out Food Labels This interactive session will teach your child how to read labels and make healthier selections while choosing snacks...

Thursday, October 17

Immunology Program

"Decreasing Tension and Increasing Sweetness: What Aids Macrophage Tissue Invasion" Daria Siekhaus, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Institute of Science and...

Cardiovascular Summit 2019

Cardiovascular Summit 2019 is the sixth annual cardiovascular therapy course hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center...

Communicating Crisis: Visual Storytelling in Conflict Zones

Giles Clarke, humanitarian and Getty Images Reportage crisis photojournalist, will share lessons from his experiences as a photojournalist in areas of...

Friday, October 18

Cardiovascular Summit 2019

Cardiovascular Summit 2019 is the sixth annual cardiovascular therapy course hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center...

Symposium 2019: Stroke Rehabilitation through the Continuum

The program is meant to update rehabilitation professionals (physiatrists, neurologists, physical and occupational therapist, speech pathologists, and...

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"Oncogenic Rag GTPase Signaling Links Cellular Nutrients with the Lymphoma Microenvironment" Alejo Efeyan, Ph.D. Group Leader, Metabolism and Cell Signaling...

Molecular Biology Program

"Specific Outputs from Promiscuous Chromatin Remodeling Machines" Jeffrey McKnight, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology University of Oregon, Institute of...

Department of Medicine Research Retreat Keynote Lecture

"HIV and the Kidney: From HIV-Associated Nephropathy to Reservoir" Mary E. Klotman, MD Dean, School of Medicine Vice Chair for Health Affairs R.J....

Monday, October 21

Magical Metabolism and Mischievous Mitochondria in Cancer

Institute for Computational Biomedicine (ICB) Seminar Series presents: Ed Reznik, Ph.D. Assistant Attending Computational Oncologist Memorial Sloan...

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"Cell Signaling, Systems-Based Pharmacology, and the Future of Precision Cancer Medicine" Michael Yaffe, Ph.D. Director, MIT Center for Precision Cancer...

Cardiology Grand Rounds

"Unraveling HFpEF – a systemic disease" Jennifer E. Ho, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School

Drosophila Cofilin: Its Roles in Sarcomerogenesis and Myopathy

Mridula Balakrishnan Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Michael Overholtzer Major Sponsor: Dr. Mary Baylies Minor Sponsors: Drs. Richard...

Sanders Tri-Institutional Chemical Biology Seminar Series

"The Prebiotic Origins of RNA and the Emergence of the RNA" Jack Szostak, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Harvard University, Boston,...

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

"Unraveling Cancer Phenotypes through Digital Pathology and Machine Learning" Beatrice Knudsen, M.D., Ph.D. Biomedical Science and Pathology...

Tuesday, October 22

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: The Impact of Maternal Death on Child Mortality

Presented by: Onyinye D. Balogun, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine Assistant Attending Radiation...

LCCHM Palliative Care Case Conference

The Liz Claiborne Center for Humanism in Medicine invites you to join us this summer for the Palliative Care Case Conference. The conference takes place on...

Don't Fall: Take Care of Your Feet!

Bunions, hammer toes, wounds, toenail problems, walking speed, gait, length-of-stride, width-of-step, foot strength, foot pressure, diabetes, old injuries…....

Targeting Sodium Channels for the Treatment of Pain

Tri-Institutional Structural Biology Seminar Series presents: Nieng Yan, Ph.D. Shirley M. Tilghman Professor of Molecular Biology Department of Molecular...

Tri-Institutional Program

"Tri-Institutional Structural Biology" Nieng Yan, Ph.D. Molecular Biology Professor, Princeton University, NJ Hosts: Dr. David Eliezer and Simon Scheuring

Wednesday, October 23

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

Medicine Grand Rounds - Why Should we Be Concerned with Global Health?  A Personal Perspective

Roger Glass, M.D., Ph.D. 2019 Kean-Boxer Visiting Professor Director, Fogarty International Center Associate Director for Global Health, NIH

Arlene S. Brown Visiting Lectureship in Parkinson's Disease

"Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease: Lessons from PARS and PPMI" Andrew D. Siderowf, M.D., M.S.C.E Neurology Professor Perelman School of...

Brain Tumor Support Group

The Departments of Social Work and Neuro-oncology at NYP Weill Cornell invites any persons with a primary brain tumor (glioma) and their caregivers to join...

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Restaurant Dining and Fast Foods

Session 4: Restaurant Dining and Fast Foods This session is designed to teach children, teens, and families how to eat healthy while dining out or when...

Thursday, October 24

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

12th International Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Congress

Since the inaugural congress in 2001, this meeting has become the premier forum for discussion of the latest advances in the field of MyeloProliferative...

Single Molecule Recordings of Secondary Transport with Single Turnover Resolution

Gabriel Arthur Fitzgerald Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology Chairperson: Dr. Olga Boudker Major Sponsor: Dr. Scott Blanchard Minor Sponsors: Drs....

Developmental Biology Program

"Molecular Architecture of Lineage Allocation and Tissue Organization in Early Mouse Embryo" Naihe Jing, Ph.D. Professor, Principal Investigator Shanghai...

Cell Biology Program

"Determinants of the Toxicity of a Double-Stranded DNA Break" Rene Medema, Ph.D. Scientific Director, Chairman Board of Directors Netherlands Cancer...

N6-Methyladenine in Microbes and Host Immune Response

Alexa McIntyre Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Chairperson: Dr. Christina Leslie Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher...

T.E.A.L. - Tell Every Amazing Lady (About Ovarian Cancer)

The CEO and Co-Founder of T.E.A.L., Pamela Esposito-Amery, will speak about this non-profit organization's programs focusing on providing support to ovarian...

Friday, October 25

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

12th International Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Congress

Since the inaugural congress in 2001, this meeting has become the premier forum for discussion of the latest advances in the field of MyeloProliferative...

Finding and Navigating Mentoring Workshops

Use an Individual Development Plan (IDP) and learning strategies to seek and build research mentoring relationships. Fellows, residents, students and faculty...

BMRI Work in Progress Seminar Series

"Stabilization of Munc18-1 function via target-specific pharmacological chaperones identified through an in silico screen" Debra Abramov, Tri-institutional...

Access To Justice Webinar– Pro se Litigants Awareness of Mental Health Resources

Access to Justice for self-representing people in the courts system is aided by alignment working within each court's parameters. Strategies are discussed to...

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

"Targeting ART1, a Novel Immune Checkpoint, for the Treatment of Lung Cancer" Brendon Stiles, M.D. Associate Cardiothoracic Surgery Professor Weill Cornell...

Saturday, October 26

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

PrIMES Fall Fundraiser Fair

Join us to help support PrIMES on October 26, from 1pm-6pm for the PrIMES Fall Fundraiser Fair! This indoor/outdoor festival will feature live music all...

Monday, October 28

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

A Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech and Cornell University intercampus research Initiative hosted by Olivier Elemento, Cora Sternberg, Deborah Estrin,...

Guest Seminar

"Roles of EPAC1 in Vascular Remodeling and Proliferative Vascular Diseases" Xiaodong Cheng, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology University of Texas Health...

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

REGISTER Space is limited - Priority will be given to those that register by Friday, September 13 Session I – A Personalized Approach to Patient...

Stressed Out Working and Caring for a Loved One With Early Alzheimer's Disease?

There are more than 22 million family caregivers in the U.S. and two-thirds of family caregivers work full- or part-time. The challenges of combining work...

Information Session: Vaping and Youth Substance Use

Substance use among adolescents and young adults has been declining recently except for one substance: nicotine. In the United States, Electronic Nicotine...

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

“Soft Tissue Tumors with EWSR1 Gene Rearrangement - An Ever-Expanding Spectrum” Cyril Fisher, D.Sc, M.D., M.Sc. Consulting Histopathologist University...

Tuesday, October 29

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Social Determinants of Health

Presented by: Arvin Garg, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

REGISTER Space is limited - Priority will be given to those that register by Friday, September 13 Session I – A Personalized Approach to Patient...

What To Do About Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

Bowel and/or bladder incontinence is a problem that many adults face, ranging from a problem of leakage to a full loss of control. The causes of...

Research Seminar

"Reimagining Druggability Using Chemoproteomic Platforms" Daniel Nomura, Ph.D. Nutritional Science, Toxicology, Chemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology...

Research Seminar

"Reimagining Druggability Using Chemoproteomic Platforms" Daniel Nomura, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, Chemistry,...

Wednesday, October 30

"Turning Immunologically Quiescent Tumors into Immune Responsive Cancers"

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. Oncology Professor Deputy Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Gastrointestinal Cancer Program...

From body temperature to blood feeding: receptors, cells and circuits for sensing temperature in flies and mosquitoes

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Paul Garrity, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Brandeis University

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Children and Exercise Recommendations

Session 5: Children and Exercise Recommendations This session focuses on physical activity recommendations and health benefits. An exercise specialist will...

Heberden Society History of Medicine Lecture

"Doctors Differ: Early Medical Caricature and the Birth of the Comics Form" As caricature evolved from its origins as a practice designed to liberate...

Thursday, October 31

Developmental Biology Program

"The Making of an Organ - a Road Map Towards Pancreatic Islet Formation" Nadav Sharon, Ph.D. Melton Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard Stem Cell &...

2019-2020 Medical Ethics Seminar Series Presents:

Autumn Fiester, PhD Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy Associate Chair for Education and Training Executive Director, Penn Program...

Friday, November 1

The Big Ask: The Big Give - A Workshop on Living Donation

Do you need a kidney transplant? Or do you have a family member or friend who needs a kidney? This workshop is for you! While it can be overwhelming to ask...

Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI) Work in Progress Seminar

"Molecular Neuroimaging as a Translational Tool for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Drug Development" Esteban A. Fridman, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Neuroscience...

Monday, November 4

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

"Memory-Like Natural Killer Cellular Therapy" Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Medicine Professor Oncology Washington University School of Medicine

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Lecture Series: Grand Rounds

"Memory-like Natural Killer Cellular Therapy" Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Washington University School of...

Tuesday, November 5

Structural Biology Program

"Tri-Institutional Structural Biology Seminar" Julie Forman-Kay, Ph.D. Professor, Biochemistry University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Host: Dr. David...

Wednesday, November 6

Medicine Grand Rounds

Giuseppe Giaccone, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Director for Clinical Research Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Walter L. Reisner II Visiting Lectureship in Neurology

"Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIPD): Lessons From the Italian CIDP Database Study Group" Eduardo Orazio,...

CTL Enterprise Seminar – From Here to There: Financing and M&A Options for Emerging Growth Companies

Join us on November 6 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the BioVenture eLab (1157 York Avenue) for an interactive session on financing options for...

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Healthy Snacks for Children and Teens

Session 6: Healthy Snacks for Children and Teens Our healthy snacking session will be sure to give you some new ideas about wonderful snacks to pack or keep...

Remembering Leonard Nimoy- A COPD Awareness Event

About the film: “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” is a loving and very personal tribute to the life and career of Leonard Nimoy, the prolific actor and director...

Thursday, November 7

Profiling Protein Methylation Events and Characterizing Their Roles in Hematopoiesis and Cancer.

Ming Jiang Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Yueming Li Major Sponsor: Dr. Minkui Luo Minor Sponsors: Drs. Michael Kharas and Ari Melnick Additional Member:...

Cell Biology Program

"Molecular Control of Heart Regeneration: Insights from Platypus, Anteaters, Whales and Bats" Guo Huang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research...

CTL Enterprise Seminar – The Nuts and Bolts of University-based Startups

Learn from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) about the nuts and bolts of University-based Startups. Join us for an overview and active discussion with...

Friday, November 8

Hematology & Oncology Update for the General Pediatric Practitioner

Our specialty practice has seen a change in referral patterns recently, with a number of such referrals being made for common disorders, where often there...

Structural Biology Program

"Crystallography in the 21st Century: Reflections on Raj Rajashankar" Christopher Lima, Ph.D. Program Chair, Structural Biology Program MSKCC, New York,...

Seventh Annual Fred L. Mazzilli Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Fair

Educational lecture begins at 10:00am - featuring guest experts: Anthony Saleh, M.D. Pulmonologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist...

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

"Towards a PICS-Free Future: What We Need to Address Now" Mark E. Mikkelsen, M.D., M.S. Associate Medicine Professor Critical Medical Care Chief Pulmonary,...

The Role of Germline Pathogenicity and its Clinical Implications for Human Cancer

Preethi Srinivasan Tri-Institutional Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Ph.D. Program Chairperson: Dr. David B. Solit Major Sponsor: Dr. Michael F....

Saturday, November 9

Monday, November 11

Immunology Program

"Signaling and Selection in Germinal Centers" Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D. UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology University of...

Immunology Program

"Signaling and Selection in Germinal Centers" Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D. UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology University of...

Structural Biology Program

"Structural Vaccinology: Towards the Development of an Effective HIV Vaccine" Kai Xu, Ph.D. Medical Science & Computing, LLC Project Team Leader National...

Tuesday, November 12

Research Seminar

"Transcriptional Gradients Regulated by S1P During Angiogenesis and Organotypic Specialization" Timothy Hla, Ph.D. Patricia K. Donahoe Professor, Department...

Asthma Seminar with Dr. Bradley Hayward

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lung airways that causes coughing, chest tightness, wheezing or shortness of breath. 8.3% of Americans have...

Wednesday, November 13

Affective Computing - Rosalind Picard from MIT Media Lab/Burnell Symposium

Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., is founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, co-founder of Affectiva, Inc.,...

The Mechanism and Functional Study of a Novel Wnt Signaling Inhibitor: TMEM88

Heejin (Jin) Lee Cellular and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Shuibing Chen Major Sponsor: Dr. Todd Evans Minor Sponsors: Drs. Anthony Brown and...

Thursday, November 14

13th Annual NYC Otolaryngology Update Symposium

This course facilitates updates concerning best practices, best evidence and new technologies and their application to patient care. This Weill Cornell...

October 16 - November 14, 2019