EVENT: Weill Cornell Medical College to Announce Transformation of its Cancer Research and Care Programs

Leadership Will Dramatically Showcase How Weill Cornell Will "Target" Cancer to Drive Excellence in Cancer Treatment and Care


Jan 06, 2014, 15:44 ET from Weill Cornell Medical College

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


Weill Cornell Medical College will make a major announcement that will transform the school's research into precision medicine and other cutting-edge biomedical approaches to treating cancer – accelerating the process of getting treatments and cures from the bench to the bedside. The speakers at the event will demonstrate how Weill Cornell will be "targeting" cancer to deliver the best in patient treatment and care.


Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University

Dr. Lewis Cantley, winner of the inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences in 2013


Wednesday, Jan. 8

Media arrive no later than 10:45 a.m.

Event: 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.


Weill Cornell Medical College

Uris Auditorium

1300 York Ave. at 69th Street


Media Contacts:

Sarah Smith
(646) 317-7401

Jennifer Gundersen
(646) 317-7401

SOURCE Weill Cornell Medical College