Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Molecular Medicine - From Immunodeficiency to COPD


Vienna City of Science Symposium


Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine


Wolfgang Aulitzky, MD

Associate Dean for International Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medicine


Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr., MD, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Research, Weill Cornell Medicine


Georg Stingl, MD, PhD

Chairman Emeritus, Division of Immunology, Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna


Friday, November 16, 2018

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.


Weill Auditorium (C-200), Meyer Building, 1300 York Avenue



Opening Remarks & Introductions


Inborn Errors of Human Immunity - From Genomics to Targeted Therapies

Presented by: Kaan Boztug, MD 

Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Vienna, Austria 


COPD: Old and New Pathways 

Presented by: Augustine M.K. Choi, MD 

Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York


COPD: How Does Our Scientific Understanding Inform 

Therapeutic Decisions? 

Presented by: Fernando Martinez, MD 

Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York


Immunological Tolerance in Organ Transplantation 

Presented by: Thomas Wekerle, MD 

Professor of Transplantation Immunology, Medical University of Vienna 


 Supported by the American Austrian Foundation and the Vienna Science and Technology Fund 


*Lectures are recorded and are available to individuals with a WCM CWID on WCM Central. 


Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Weill Auditorium, C-200 Meyer Building
1300 York Ave New York, NY 10065

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar, Basic Science Lecture/Seminar, Clinical Lecture/Seminar


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