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Free Event: Smoking and COVID-19: Expert Panel and Q&A

On #WorldNoTobaccoDay, Dr. @BrendonStilesMD of @WCM_CTSurgery & @nyphospital will discuss how #COVID19 affects the lungs/heart if you smoke/vape.

Brendon Stiles, Lung health, Heart, Covid-19, smoking, vaping, Tobacco Use

Population Health Sciences Grand Roounds - 05/20/20

Mario Gaudino, ROMA Trial

Kids Health Cast - Teen Vaping and the Impact of Vaping on Public Health

teen vaping, Brendon Stiles, Thoracic Surgery, instead of vaping, kids health cast

In this episode #InsteadofVaping, Brendon Stiles, MD and Jonathan Avery, MD examine the dangers of teen vaping. They share great advice on preventing kids from vaping or getting your kids to quit if they have started. #wcmctsurgery

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2nd International Conference Sublobar Resections for Lung Cancer

September 26th, 2019

Griffis Faculty Club - Weill Cornell Medicine

1300 York Avenue

New York, NY 10065

September 27th, 2019

Hosted by AATS

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

811 7th Avenue, West 53rd Street

New York, NY 10019

We are pleased to host  the 2nd International Conference on Sublobar resections for lung cancer. To register, please click here

 

The O. Wayne Isom, M.D. Visiting Professorship - "Advancing Intracardiac Robotics to Its Full Potential"

Tumor Microenvironments: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications 6th Annual Symposium

Gold Nanoparticle Delivery of MicroRNA Impairs Metastasis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

lung cancer, thoracic surgery, Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Research Center, Vivek Mittal

Dr. Vivek Mittal. Credit: John Abbott



Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have shown that giving mice with triple-negative breast cancer therapeutic microRNA (miRNA) in a protective gold nanoparticle results in significantly less spreading of cancer to the lung. Triple-negative breast cancer is a highly aggressive, difficult-to-treat form of the disease, with a high rate of metastatic recurrence. miR-708 is a non-coding microRNA that can block expression of genes that are crucial in metastasis.

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Faculty appointed to Endowed Professorship

Dr. Nasser Altorki. Photo credit: Tiffany Walling

At the recommendation of Dean Augustine M.K. Choi, a member of the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty has been named to an endowed professorship by the Board of Overseers.

Dr. Nasser Altorki has been appointed as the David B. Skinner, M.D. Professor of Thoracic Surgery, effective April 1. He is the chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, director of the Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Research Center and leader of the Solid Tumor Program of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center.

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The Future of Transplantation: Manufacturing of Super Organs

Endobronchial Lung Volume Reduction Events

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Box 110
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New York, NY 10065 Directions
Phone: (212) 746-5166

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