Friedman receives the award for his discovery of leptin, a hormone that modulates food intake and energy expenditure.
In addition to his work at Rockefeller, Eisenberg was a prolific writer of science fiction and limericks.
Attallah Kappas, professor emeritus at The Rockefeller University and physician-in-chief emeritus at The Rockefeller University Hospital, died December 18, 2018 at the age of 92. Kappas was a leading authority in diseases related to liver function and metabolism and in the development of diagnostics and treatments for those conditions.
On a recent wintry evening, over 400 people took their seats in Caspary Auditorium. Scientists were center stage, but there wasn’t any lecturing. Instead, there was music.
Interviews with some of the university’s most prominent researchers reveal the stories behind the science, and the humans underneath the lab coats.
President Rick Lifton has established a committee to guide the strategic planning process. It will be informed by presentations from administrative departments as well as input from the community at large.
A new digital edition makes Rockefeller’s award-winning publication available to readers everywhere.
In the 1910s, Rockefeller biochemist Israel Kleiner came close to discovering insulin, but missed his opportunity to find a much-needed treatment for diabetes. In a recent Harper’s Magazine essay, neuroscientist Jeffrey M. Friedman explores the factors that set back Kleiner's work and their relevance for modern times.
Launched in 2011, the university’s Campaign for Transforming Biomedicine has raised $1.059 billion as of September 30 this year.
Beginning this winter, Rockefeller will close during days that New York City public schools close due to weather emergencies.