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Dr. Philipp Schmidpeter Awarded AHA Fellowship

Dr. Philipp Schmidpeter is the recipient of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association for his proposal, Molecular determinants of the modulation of HCN pacemaker channels by cAMP.  Dr. Schmidpeter is a postdoctoral associate in anesthesiology working in the lab of Dr. Crina Nimigean.

Dr. Schmidpeter’s research...

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Dr. Gunisha Kaur Funded to Research Pain in Torture Survivors

Dr. Gunisha Kaur, assistant professor of anesthesiology, is the recipient of a KL2 Career Development Award from Weill Cornell Medicine's Clinical & Translational Science Center (CTSC). The award provides two years of funding for Dr. Kaur's research on chronic pain in refugees who have survived torture. 

Dr. Kaur, who is director of the Anesthesiology ...

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Faculty Present at the Salzburg Medical Seminars

Faculty from the Department of Anesthesiology participated in the Open Medical Institute’s 2018 Salzburg Medical Seminars, held in Austria from June 17 to 23. Department Chair Dr. Hugh Hemmings served as a course director.

The Open Medical Institute is a global initiative established by doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-...

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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

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