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Dr. Dan Avi Landau
Dr. Dan Avi Landau

Mathematical Analysis of Drug Resistance in Chronic Leukemia

The rate at which genetically mutated cancer cells grow may help explain why patients with a common form of leukemia develop treatment resistance, according to new research led by a Weill Cornell Medicine investigator. The findings demonstrate how mutations that arise before treatment begins can influence how the disease responds to therapies, and underscores the need to design regimens that can preempt resistance.

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Dr. Miklos Toth
Dr. Miklos Toth

Study Describes Potential Transmission of Non-Genetic Behavioral Traits to New Generations

Individual symptoms of psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety, avoidance and a heightened response to stress, can be transmitted from mother to child and even grandchild by multiple non-genetic mechanisms, a new study by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and other institutions shows. The pre-clinical findings, published May 13 in Nature Communications, may...

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Dr. Erica Jones treating one of her patients from the Heart Health program
Dr. Erica Jones treating one of her patients from the Heart Health program

Erica: Home Is Where the Heart Is

As a cardiologist, Dr. Erica Jones has seen more people die from their first heart attack than she cares to admit. Many times these cases are her patients, her friends and her colleagues. Most tragic of it all, she said, is that these deaths are preventable.

"That's really what drives us here — how can we find the people most at risk before they reach the hospital," said Dr. Jones,...

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Pediatric Crohn’s patient Alex Bancroft, 9, has hope for tomorrow — thanks to his team of Weill Cornell Medicine doctors
Pediatric Crohn’s patient Alex Bancroft, 9, has hope for tomorrow — thanks to his team of Weill Cornell Medicine doctors

Inside Medicine: Bench to Bedside

At Weill Cornell Medicine, patients are at the heart of the institution's ambitions. With an enduring commitment to improve human health around the world, Weill Cornell Medicine's physicians and scientists closely collaborate — straddling the intersection of clinical care and biomedical research — to ensure that patients live long, healthier lives.

These collaborations — both formal and informal — are powerful tools in the development of new treatments and...

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