Multi-Investigator Research Projects

Getting the gist: a “big picture” approach to improvements in end-of-life decision-making and care

Holly Prigerson  -  Weill Cornell, Sociology in Medicine
Paul Maciejewski  -  Weill Cornell, Radiology
Valerie Reyna  -  Human Ecology, Human Development
Alan Mathios  -  Human Ecology, Administration Policy Analysis & Management

The functions of the endolysosomal system in the interaction between amyloid plaques and microglia

Fred Maxfield  -  Weill Cornell, Cell & Developmental Biology
Fenghua Hu  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Wenjie Luo  -  Weill Cornell, Research in Neuroscience
Nozomi Nishimura  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Chris Schaffer  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Point of Care Technologies for Infection and Nutrition (PoCTIN)

David Erickson  -  Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Marshall Glesby  -  Weill Cornell, Medicine
Saurabh Mehta   -  Human Ecology, Nutritional Sciences

Multi‐scale determinants of antibiotic resistance

John Helmann  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Microbiology
Tobias Doerr  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Microbiology
Ilana Brito  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Kyu Rhee  -  Weill Cornell, Microbiology & Immunology
Sabine Ehrt  -  Weill Cornell, Microbiology & Immunology

Role of microRNAs in colon cancer

Praveen Sethupathy  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Olivier Elemento  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Charles Danko  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Shuibing Chen  -  Weill Cornell, Surgery
Andrew Grimson  -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Doron Betel  -  Weill Cornell, Computational Biomedicine Research

DNA replication and repair fidelity in the origins, progression, and treatment of cancer

Robert Weiss  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Barry Sleckman  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Marcus Smolka  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
John Schimenti  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Amnon Koren  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Sandra Demaria  -  Weill Cornell, Radiation Oncology
Eric Alani  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Silvia Formenti  -  Weill Cornell, Radiation Oncology
Jessica Tyler  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Novel mechanisms of imprinting control and their implications in human disease

Maria Garcia-Garcia  -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Eftychia Apostolou  -  Weill Cornell, Molecular Biology in Medicine
Charles Danko  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Ari Melnick  -  Weill Cornell, Hematology & Medical Oncology

Translational Approach to Mitigate Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Joseph McFadden  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Animal Science
Sonal Kumar  -  Weill Cornell, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
David Cohen  -  Weill Cornell, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Marie Caudill  -  Human Ecology, Nutritional Sciences

Integrating electronic health record data, immunogenetics and novel gene fusions with precision oncology

Olivier Elemento  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jason Mezey  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Computational Biology
Ekta Khurana  -  Weill Cornell, Physiology & Biophysics
Haiyuan Yu  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Computational Biology
Steven Lipkin  -  Weill Cornell, Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Discovery and assessment of plant-based natural products in normal and malignant hematopoiesis

Klaas J van Wijk  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Plant Biology
Monica Guzman  -  Weill Cornell, Pharmacology in Medicine
Kristy Richards  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Leandro Cerchietti  -  Weill Cornell, Medicine
Giulia Friso  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Plant Biology
William Miller  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Horticulture

Precision Blood Profiling Technologies for Health and Disease

Christopher Mason  -  Weill Cornell, Physiology & Biophysics
Charles Danko  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Iwijn De Vlamnick  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Olivier Elemento  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Hojoong Kwak  -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
John Lis   -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics

iCONIIC: Immunoengineering at Cornell for Improved Immunotherapy against Cancer

Jan Lammerding  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Andy Dannenberg  -  Weill Cornell, Surgery
Juan Cubillos-Ruiz  -  Weill Cornell, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Olivier Elemento  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Center of Excellence for Genomic Studies

John Lis   -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Steven Josefowicz  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Haiyuan Yu  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Computational Biology
Eftychia Apostolou  -  Weill Cornell, Molecular Biology in Medicine
Elizabeth Hua-Mei Kellogg  -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Hening Lin   -  Arts & Sciences, Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Abdullah Ozer  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics

Cross-species analysis to build new models of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Scott Coonrod  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Christopher Barbieri  -  Weill Cornell, Urology
Jonathan Shoag  -  Weill Cornell, Urology

Role of the Parkinson’s protein alpha-synuclein in lipid homeostasis

Jeremy Baskin  -  Arts & Sciences, Chemistry & Chemical Biology
David Eliezer  -  Weill Cornell, Biochemistry

Endogenous retroelements as modulators and markers of HIV-1 latency

Cedric Feschotte  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Douglas Nixon  -  Weill Cornell, Immunology in Medicine
Brad Jones  -  Weill Cornell, Immunology in Medicine
Miguel de Mulder Rougvie  -  Weill Cornell, Infectious Diseases
Matthew Bendall  -  Weill Cornell, Computational Biomedicine Research

Harnessing Coordination Chemistry for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Justin Wilson  -  Arts & Sciences, Chemistry & Chemical Biology
John Babich  -  Weill Cornell, Radiology

Meiotic differentiation from adult spermatogonial stem cells in culture

Paula Cohen  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Marco Seandel  -  Weill Cornell, Surgery

Manipulating DNA Repair Machineries for Neuroblastoma Treatment

Marcus Smolka  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Neal Lue   -  Weill Cornell, Microbiology & Immunology

Disruption of protein synthesis by cytoplasmic inclusions of RNA-binding proteins drives cytotoxicity and neurodegeneration in ALS/FTD

Siu Sylvia Lee  -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Jessica Tyler  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Role of ALK7 in Pancreatic Cancer Progression

Esak Lee   -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Manuel Hidalgo   -  Weill Cornell, Hematology & Medical Oncology

Understanding the role of SPEN in marginal zone B cell transformation using three-photon microscopy

Ari Melnick  -  Weill Cornell, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Chris Xu    -  Engineering, Applied & Engineering Physics
Hannah Isles  -  Weill Cornell, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Kibaek Choe  -  Engineering, Applied & Engineering Physics

Microbial Education of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Julie Blander  -  Weill Cornell, Immunology in Medicine
Brian Rudd  -  Veterinary Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology

Determining the role of antibiotic tolerance in antibiotic therapy failure

Tobias Doerr  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Microbiology
Lars Westblade  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Michael Satlin  -  Weill Cornell, Infectious Diseases

A stem cell basis for bone microarchitecture, materials properties, and anabolic responses to loading

Matthew Greenblatt  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Marjolein van der Meulen  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Eve Donnelly  -  Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering

Creating and Validating a Novel, Non-Invasive Method for Targeted Brain Activation

Amy Kuceyeski  -  Weill Cornell, Radiology
Mert Sabuncu  -  Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Role of lineage dynamics in castration-induced plasticity of prostate carcinoma cells

David Rickman  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Alexander Nikitin  -  Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences

Vaccine to Treat Fentanyl Addiction and Overdose

Ronald Crystal  -  Weill Cornell, Genetic Medicine
Tristan Lambert  -  Arts & Sciences, Chemistry & Chemical Biology

The molecular mechanism of tumor suppression by PTEN via repression of satellite DNA

Jessica Tyler  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Wen Shen  -  Weill Cornell, Radiation Oncology
John Lis   -  Arts & Sciences, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Steve Josefowicz  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Advancing the health of refugees by increasing knowledge of legal rights through digital tools

Gunisha Kaur  -  Weill Cornell, Anesthesiology
Natalie Bazarova  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Communication

Antimicrobial Resistance: Research Synergies in Human and Animal Medicine

Kyu Rhee  -  Weill Cornell, Microbiology & Immunology
Craig Altier  -  Veterinary Medicine, Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences
Ilana Brito  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Tobias Doerr  -  Agriculture & Life Sciences, Microbiology
Lars Westblade  -  Engineering, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

A machine learning approach to integrated multidrug resistance surveillance and clinical decision support

Casey Cazer  -  Veterinary Medicine, Population Medicine & Diagnostic Science
Lars Westblade  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Anne-Catrin Uhlemann  -  NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Medicine
Yiye Zhang  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences & Emergency Medicine
Michael Satlin  -  Weill Cornell Medicine, Medicine

A microbial delivery system for anti-colorectal cancer ubiquibodies

Matthew DeLisa  -  Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Pengbo Zhou  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Giorgio Inghirami  -  Weill Cornell, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Claudia Fischbach  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Additive manufacturing of biodegradable metallic implants for craniofacial reconstruction

Atieh Moridi  -  Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Jason Spector  -  Weill Cornell, Surgery/Otolaryngology

An integrated research program to support caregivers of older adults with dementia

Sara Czaja  -  Weill Cornell, Medicine
Anthony Ong  -  Human Ecology, Human Development
Karl Pillemer  -  Human Ecology, Human Development
Cary Reid  -  Weill Cornell, Medicine

Climate change, pollen and asthma attacks

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea  -  Agriculture & Life Science, Applied Economics & Policy
Jing Li  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences

Dissection of brainwide neural circuit dynamics in Parkinson’s disease and coma

Jesse Goldberg  -  Arts & Sciences, Neurobiology & Behavior
Nicholas Schiff  -  Weill Cornell, Neurology
Diany Paola Calderon  -  Weill Cornell, Anesthesiology

Dual roles of an ABCA transporter in phagocytosis-driven neurodegeneration

Chun Han  -  Agriculture & Life Science, Molecular Biology & Genetics
Jeremy Baskin  -  Arts & Sciences, Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Anant Menon  -  Weill Cornell Medical College, Biochemistry

Engineering ventricular maturation for congenital and post-infarct regeneration

Jonathan Butcher  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Todd Evans  -  Weill Cornell, Surgery
Jan Lammerding  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Iwijn de Vlaminck  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Jingli Cao  -  Weill Cornell, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Michael Harrison  -  Weill Cornell, Cardiovascular Research Institute

ImageNet in Medicine, a large-scale hierarchical medical image database from PubMed Central

Yifan Peng  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences
George Shih  -  Weill Cornell, Radiology
Alexander Rush  -  Computing & Information Science, Computer Science
Qian Yang  -  Computing & Information Science, Information Science
Fei Wang  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences
Ramin Zabih  -  Computing & Information Science, Computer Science

Impact of stress on basal forebrain cholinergic neuron development mediating affective and cognitive function

Francis Lee  -  Weill Cornell, Psychiatry
Christiane Linster  -  Arts & Sciences, Neurobiology & Behavior

Interrogating the role of infant gut microbiome in immune responses to RSV infection

Melody Zeng  -  Weill Cornell, Pediatrics
Elizabeth Johnson  -  Veterinary Medicine, Nutritional Sciences
Stefan Worgall  -  Weill Cornell, Pediatrics

Leveraging biomedical literature in supporting clinical reasoning and decision making

Qian Yang  -  Computing & Information Science, Information Science
Fei Wang  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences
Volodymyr Kuleshov  -  Cornell Tech, Computer Science

Pan-coronavirus vaccine development program

Hector Aguilar-Carreno  -  Veterinary Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology
Julie Blander  -  Weill Cornell, Medicine
Matthew DeLisa  -  Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
David Putnam  -  Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Gary Whittaker  -  Veterinary Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology
Diego Diel  -   Veterinary Medicine, Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

Predicting asynchronous online therapy outcomes: an approach combining conversational signals with mobile sensing derived behavioral biomarkers

Tanzeem Choudhury  -  Cornell Tech, Information Tech
Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil  -  Computing & Information Science, Information Science
Jyothi Pathak  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences
Fei Wang  -  Weill Cornell, Population Health Sciences

The interdependence of physical and psychological health during the adolescent reproductive transition

Jane Mendle  -  Agriculture & Life Science, Human Development
Marla Lujan  -  Human Ecology, Nutritional Sciences
Lisa Ipp  -  Weill Cornell, Pediatrics
Jane Chang  -  Weill Cornell, Pediatrics
Heidi Vanden Brink  -  Human Ecology, Nutritional Sciences