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NIH Grant Awarded for Innovative Study of Key Membrane Proteins

Dr. Alessio Accardi

Dr. Alessio Accardi, professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for fundamental research on cell membrane proteins that have critical roles in biology and are involved in numerous human diseases.

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Dr. Richard Boyer Appointed Yao Research Scholar

Dr. Richard Boyer

Richard Boyer, MD, PhD has been appointed the inaugural Fun-Sun Frank and Baw-Chyr Peggy Yao Research Scholar in Anesthesiology. 

The appointment recognizes Dr. Boyer’s accomplishments as an early career biomedical engineer, anesthesiologist, and physician-scientist with experience as an innovator and with the translational applications of medical technology. 

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Simon Scheuring Appointed Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology Research

Simon Scheuring, PhD

Simon Scheuring, PhD has been appointed as Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology Research, effective December 1, 2023. Dr. Scheuring is a professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology.

This distinguished professorship recognizes Dr. Scheuring’s international leadership in the development and use of high-speed atomic force microscopy to study membrane protein structure, macromolecular assemblies, and protein diffusional and conformational dynamics, and his...

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