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  • Monday, February 9, 2015

     We are delighted to announce two of the six inaugural winners of the Department of Medicine’s Samuel Bard Young Investigator Awards are members of the CCTI! The following fellows will present abstracts of their research at Medicine Grand Rounds on the two Research Days for Clinical...

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  • to the CCTI's Dr. Adam Griesemer
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research awarded 16 faculty members Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards, which provide junior faculty with funds to conduct pilot studies needed to attract future independent funding and our own Dr. Adam Griesemer has been chosen as one of the 2014...
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015
     Nature Biotech highlighted our paper on twitter:
  • in Science Translational Medicine
    Wednesday, January 28, 2015
     When a patient receives a transplant, a unique population of T lymphocytes emerges to reject the foreign organ. Immunosuppressive medication is therefore necessary to prevent rejection and protect the transplanted kidney. Previously, it had not been possible in humans to identify these specific T cells due to their...
  • Project: The Immune Privilege of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche
    Monday, January 26, 2015
     Dr. Joji Fujisaki, MD. PhD, was recently awarded a prestigious 2015 Schaefer Research Scholar Award by Columbia University, the selection for which is based upon “outstanding merit for the proposed research and as carried out in the past year; along with the likelihood of outstanding future research. See...
  • Dr. Donna Farber, et al
    Thursday, November 6, 2014
    Mechanisms for human memory T cell differentiation and maintenance have largely been inferred from studies of peripheral blood, though the majority of T cells are found in lymphoid and mucosal sites. We present here a multidimensional, quantitative analysis of human T cell compartmentalization and maintenance over six...