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Dr. Simon Scheuring Wins $6 Million NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Dr. Simon Scheuring

Dr. Simon Scheuring, a professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award for a project aimed at solving long-standing mysteries about the structural workings of...

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Scientists Discover the Basics of how Pressure-sensing Piezo Proteins Work

Composite of a cryo-electron microscopy image showing lipid vesicles with embedded Piezo channels, and the Piezo channel structure (top). Topographic image of a single Piezo channel under force as recorded by high-speed atomic force microscopy (circle) and its lateral expansion in the membrane as a function of applied force (right). All images: Dr. Simon Scheuring.

A team of scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and The Rockefeller University has illuminated the basic...

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Residents and Fellows Attend Quality Improvement Workshop

Dr. James Osorio participating in a breakout session

The department dedicated a full day of resident learning to Quality Improvement and Patient Safety education on August 7. The course, now in its fourth year, was designed to provide residents with a foundation in quality improvement (QI) methodology, and to launch resident and fellow driven QI projects. 

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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

Office of the Chair
Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo,

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941
For trainee verification inquiries:

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343