Milestones

Cancer Immunotherapy Research
With the goal of advancing a powerful cancer treatment strategy that uses immune cells to fight the disease, Ellen and Gary Davis have made a generous gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to drive ongoing research in immunotherapy.
Dr. Sandip Kapur and Jeffrey Lasdon
After losing one kidney to cancer in 2000, Jeffrey Lasdon learned a few years ago that his other kidney had stopped functioning.
Meet Dr. Madelyn Antoncic
Giving and helping others has always come naturally to Overseer Dr. Madelyn Antoncic, former vice president and treasurer of the World Bank.
Connie Newman with mentoring students
Every other fall, hundreds of Weill Cornell Medicine alumni fill the halls of 1300 York Avenue for their class reunion.
Driving Groundbreaking Cancer Research
On any given day, the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center is alive with activity; the labs are filled with brilliant scientists working together to solve some of medicine’s most challenging mysteries.
A Banner Year for Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine marked an extraordinary year in 2015, capped by launching a new name that exemplifies the unprecedented clinical growth, scientific advancement and educational accomplishments that have cemented the institution as a driving force in healthcare.
Meet Dr. John Leonard
During his twenty-five years at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. John Leonard, the Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, has been motivated by the same driving force: delivering the best possible treatments and cures to his patients.
Treatments and Cures to Patients
When Tracy Branick met Dr. Ted Schwartz, director of the Center for Epilepsy and Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine, she was immediately put at ease. He was warm, kind and confident that he could help her treat the epileptic seizures that were affecting her daily life.
Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine
A significant gift to Weill Cornell Medicine’s leading precision medicine program by Caryl and Overseer Israel Englander will expand the scope of the institution’s approach to understanding and treating disease through therapies customized to patients’ unique genetic profiles.
Meet Nancy Paduano
In 1986, after Overseer Nancy Paduano’s young son had successfully recovered from brain surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the question that she kept asking herself was, “How do you repay an institution that has saved your child’s life?”