Pediatric Cancer Researcher Talks Increasing Survival Rates, Decreased Funding

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D. ‌New York Medical College Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation‌ Director, Children and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology & Anatomy What is your area of research, and what discoveries have you made… Read More

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Pipeline Program Leads Single Mom from GED to MD/PHD

Emma Wallace’s life is a study in unexpected outcomes, so it shouldn’t be surprising that she will soon graduate medical school with a dual MD/PhD degree. Yet, it is. “I didn’t think women in my situation could have these opportunities,” she said. Born in England to a West Indian mother and British father, Wallace spent… Read More

Einstein Stem Cell Researcher Looks for Answers in Zebrafish

Teresa V. Bowman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology and Department of Medicine (Oncology) Researcher, Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine How did you come to work in New York State? Before coming to Einstein in June 2013, I… Read More

Multiple Sclerosis Researcher on State of Science in NY

Joel Stern, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neurology and Science Education, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Co-director of the Autoimmune Brain Disorder Research Program at Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health, and Assistant investigator in the Department of Autoimmunity and Musculoskeletal Diseases at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. How did you come to work in New… Read More

NY’s Diverse Doctors: a Bronx Story

Andre Bryan grew up in the Bronx. This summer, after he graduates from NYU School of Medicine and Stern School of Business with a dual MD/MBA degree, he’ll head back to his home borough to begin his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. The road to this residency was paved by diversity in medicine pipeline programs… Read More

Leading Cancer Scientist & Entrepreneur on Research in NY

Lewis C. Cantley, Ph.D. Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College/Ronald P. Stanton Clinical Cancer Program at NewYork-Presbyterian, Professor of Cancer Biology in Medicine When were you recruited to New York State? I was recruited to Weill Cornell Medicine from Harvard in 2012 and have created a… Read More