OncLive State of the Science Summit

We’re proud to share that Dr. Peter Martin and Dr. John Leonard are co-hosting a State of the Science Summit on Hematologic Malignancies with OncLive in Queens on May 4, 2017.

This free event will feature educational sessions and a dinner and networking reception. All healthcare practitioners are welcome. Seats are limited, so register today: http://ow.ly/dfIx308iTis

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Dr. John Leonard on Fox 5 New York’s Good Day Street Talk

In case you missed it Saturday morning, you can watch Dr. John Leonard, director of the Weill Cornell Lymphoma Program and current patient Robert Azopardi talk to Good Day Street Talk on FOX 5 / Fox5NY.com about the annual LLS Light The Night Walk tradition to shine a light on the cure for blood cancers. The segment can be watched here: http://bit.ly/2dxGoQy

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The LLS Light the Night event will take place later this evening beginning at 5:30 pm in Rumsey Playfield Central Park. https://goo.gl/hMCWsG

 

Weill Cornell Among Recipients of $50 Million Stem Cell Research Grant

The Starr Foundation is is making a $50 million gift in support of the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative (Tri-SCI), which was established through a grant from the Foundation in 2005. The new gift is awarded to the original Tri-SCI members — Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University. The grant will support and enhance collaborative, pioneering stem cell research at the three adjacent Manhattan campuses. The laboratories are investigating the properties of embryonic stem cells, which have the potential to differentiate into any cell type in the body, and adult stem cells, which are found in various tissues and can give rise to specific cell types. These studies are opening new avenues for understanding a range of health conditions, including developmental disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.

Click here to read the full press report on the grant.