Research

About Us

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), located at the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side Medical Research Corridor, is committed to eradicating disease and enhancing human health through cutting-edge, translational science.

With expertise spanning the spectrum of disciplines, our internationally renowned scientists conduct bench-to-bedside research. WCM scientists target some of the most formidable health challenges of the 21st century, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, diseases affecting children, and infectious diseases, especially those with significant impact on the developing world.

Our pioneering Centers and Institutes lead cross-disciplinary biomedical research efforts to improve patient care. Our researchers are pushing scientific discoveries forward, employing precision medicine and other advanced research methods to unearth the molecular underpinnings of disease with the goal of quickly applying laboratory breakthroughs made in the laboratory to the clinic. With collaborators at seven affiliated hospitals and research institutes, our high-impact research seeks to unlock the mysteries of the human body and alleviate suffering caused by disease.