Part of The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. A combined program of Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, we are a premiere school in biomedical research. We are part of Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) but Weill Cornell Medical College is located in New York City. Read more about our programs of study:
The research activities of the Cornell Pharmacology Program faculty cover broad areas of modern pharmacological sciences. Faculty carry out research in cancer pharmacology, neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, drug metabolism, toxicology, proteomics, molecular pharmacology, receptors and signal transduction, and drug design.
May 17, 2013:
Pharmacology PhD graduate, Dr. Dan Rohle was the first author on a paper in the May 3d issue of Science (340:626) titled: "An Inhibitor of Mutant IDH1 Delays Growth and Promotes Differentiation of Glioma Cells."
May 15, 2013:
Dr. Yueming Li was the recipient of the MetLife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease. Congratulations to Dr. Li! Pictured are Dr. Li and his lab members at the award ceremony. For more information click here
May 6, 2013:
Dr. Lorraine Gudas was awarded the 2013 Future of Health Technology Award in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for her research in cancer pharmacology. For the press release, click here
May 2, 2013:
The Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center of the Schools of Business of Fordham University had a day long roundtable on May 2, "Determining the Value of Healthcare - A Multi-stakeholder Perspective". Dr. Marcus M. Reidenberg chaired the panel, "The Overall Value of Evidence Based Healthcare" at the roundtable. The output of this roundtable will be a scholarly paper by faculty of the Schools of Business of Fordham.
May 2, 2013:
The 33d Annual du Vigneaud Graduate Student Symposium was a success! The Symposium featured student posters (33 from Pharmacology PhD Program students!), student talks, & Dr. Thomas Schwarz as the keynote speaker. A dinner reception followed the scientific events. For pictures, click here
April 23, 2013:
The second Marcus M. Reidenberg Lecture was held on April 23, 2013. Dr. Anna Krieger, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at Weill Cornell, spoke on "The Pharmacology of Sleep." For pictures from the lecture and the reception that followed, click here.
Roger J. Hajjar, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"Targeting Calcium Cycling in Heart Failure"