Welcome From the Chair

Welcome From The Chair

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center, one of the truly excellent pathology departments in the United States. We are fortunate to be based in the Weill Cornell Medical College, a small but prestigious Ivy League medical school, and in New York – Presbyterian Hospital, one of the top ranked hospitals in the United States.

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News & Highlights

Dr. Mark Rubin is the recipient of the first Prostate Cancer Foundation Mentor of Excellence award

This award was presented at the 20th Annual PCF Scientific Retreat in National Harbor, MD in October, 2013. Congratulations! Dr. Rubin is pictured below with Phil Kantoff and Elizabeth Platz from DFCI/Harvard and Hopkins.
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Congratulations to Drs. Syed Hoda and Attilio Orazi for inclusion in the 2013 New York Magazine "Best Doctors" Issue.



Congratulations to Domenick J,Falcone, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on receiving the Siegel Family Faculty Award. The Seigels, longtime donors to Weill Cornell Medical College, endowed this prestigious award, given to one faculty member each year.


Weill Cornell Pathologists "SuperDocs" NYTimes 2013

Dr. Attilio Orazi and Daniel Knowles were selected for inclusion in the 2013 New York Super Doctors


Residents Research Day
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Oral presentations, digital photo contest and posters.
For details click here


Stopping and Starting Cancer Cell Cycle Weakens and Defeats Multiple Myeloma

New Strategy by Weill Cornell Researchers Wreaks Havoc on Cancer's Central Growth Mechanism

Dr. Chen-Kiang and her laboratory colleagues have long studied genes and proteins that control the cell cycle and cell suicide (apoptosis) in cancer. Cancer is fundamentally a disease of uncontrolled cell proliferation, where cells are able to continuously divide. In contrast, cell division in a healthy individual is regulated by the cell cycle, an orderly sequence of programmed gene expression in which the cell is driven through various checkpoints by a highly regulated network of proteins. Read more


Scientists Discover Distinct Molecular Subtype of Prostate Cancer

A group effort in collaboration with Dr. Mark Rubin's Laboratory and the Broad Institute, published in Nature Genetics