News & Updates

Asher Tulsky, MD, Named Distinguished Faculty of the Month for April

The Faculty Affairs Office is pleased to announce that Associate Professor of Medicine Asher Tulsky, MD, has been named April’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month.  He joined our community in December 2015. Currently, he serves as associate chief for education in the Section of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He... More

Researchers Awarded $14 Million to Better Understand, Treat Genetic Lung Diseases

A team of researchers led by Darrell N. Kotton, MD, the David C. Seldin Professor of Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $14 million grant from the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for his research, “Developing Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model and Treat Lung Disease.” Lung diseases, such as... More

DoM Faculty Member Receives 2024 Sexual Medicine Research Fund Award

Join us in congratulating Jai Marathe, MBBS, MS in receiving the 2024 Sexual Medicine Research Fund Award! Jai Marathe, MBBS, MS, assistant professor of medicine/infectious diseases, and her team are developing monoclonal antibody-based products that can prevent sexually transmitted infections as well as pregnancy. Complement proteins participate in a number of... More

Learn About the First Annual DoM DEIA Week | March 18-22, 2024

The Department of Medicine will hold its first annual Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Week March 18th through March 22nd. In the DoM, we are dedicated to fostering a workplace that values and celebrates diversity, promotes equity, ensures inclusion, and prioritizes accessibility. We firmly believe that our collective differences... More

Kim Vanuytsel, PhD, Receives 2024 Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology

Kim Vanuytsel, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, is one of 36 recipients of the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 2024 Scholar Awards. She is one of nine investigators recognized as Basic/Translational Research Junior Faculty Scholars. The award supports early career scientists dedicated to careers in hematology research as they establish themselves as... More

DoM Faculty Members Receive Spivack Pilot Awards

Join us in congratulating the awardees! Shanshan Sheehy, ScD, assistant professor of medicine, studies whether perceived racism and structural racism increase the risk of stroke, and whether environmental injustice contributes to the disproportional stroke burden among Black women. Black Americans have a substantially higher prevalence of established stroke risk factors and... More

DoM Assistant Professor Named 2024 Toffler Scholar

Ignaty Leshchiner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the 2024 Toffler Assistant Professor! The Toffler Scholar Program was established by the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust to support promising young medical researchers, physicians and scientists working on early-stage, future-focused brain science with funding and a vital, relevant network through an internal competition... More

Dim Sum Luncheon

Join the Department of Medicine for our annual luncheon!