Emily Bona-Cohen, Dylan Harmon-Donovan

Emily Sabina Bona-Cohen and Dylan Justice Harmon-Donovan were married June 8 at RGNY, a winery in Riverhead, N.Y. Julie T. Riederer, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Ms. Bona-Cohen, 36, is a product insights lead at HBO in Manhattan, where she conducts research studies focusing on…

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Medical News Today: Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Researchers may have found a way to stop cancer cells from defending themselves against chemotherapy. In a new mouse study, blocking a DNA repair pathway prevented cancer cells from surviving or becoming resistant to treatment. Researchers screened 10,000 drugs and found a compound that boosts cisplatin. Graham Walker, the American Cancer Society Research Professor of…

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Medical News Today: New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

Overall mortality rates continue to decline, according to the most recent Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. Cancer mortality has declined, but certain demographic groups are more at risk than others. This report, which appears in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, was a joint effort among the National Cancer…

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In Iraq Museum, There Are Things ‘That Are Nowhere Else in the World’

BAGHDAD — If people remember anything about the Iraq Museum, it is most likely the televised images of it being looted in 2003 as American troops watched from their tanks. Statues too heavy to move were knocked from their pedestals, their 3,000- and 4,000-year-old shoulders bashed to powder. Some lost their eyes or one side…

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Roma Bhatia, Immo Lehmann

Roma Bhatia and Helge Immo Lehmann were married June 8 at the Plummer House in Rochester, Minn. Ronur Murali Bhattar, a Hindu priest, officiated. The bride, 28, and groom, 33, are third-year resident physicians in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In July, the bride will begin a general medicine fellowship at…

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Katherine Schlosser, Ogheneochuko Metitiri

Dr. Katherine Rose Schlosser and Dr. Ogheneochuko Silas Ejiro Metitiri were married June 8 in New York. The Rev. C. Alfred Loua, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony at St. Paul’s Chapel, which is part of the Trinity Church Wall Street parish. Dr. Schlosser Metitiri, 34, is a staff pediatric critical-care doctor at Columbia University’s…

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Rachel Mack, Joshua Kolsky

Rachel Alexandra Mack and Joshua Michael Kolsky were married June 8 at Battello, a restaurant and events space in Jersey City. Cantor Cathy Lawrence officiated. Mrs. Kolsky, 31, is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at George Washington University, from which she received a master’s degree in the same field. In July, she is to…

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Kevin Johnson, Zachary Clark

Kevin Michael Johnson and Zachary Stewart Clark were married June 8 at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol, R.I. Erik Dawe, a friend of the couple and a Universal Life minister, officiated. Mr. Johnson (left), 37, is an architect and a partner in the Washington office of SmithGroup, a design firm. He graduated cum laude from…

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Jenna Gilligan, Michael Spencer

Jenna Marie Gilligan and Michael Broderick Spencer were married June 8 at the Lyman Estate in Waltham, Mass. Justin Broderick, an uncle of the groom who received permission from Massachusetts to solemnize the marriage, officiated. The bride, 30, is a director at Version 2.0 Communications, a public relations firm in Boston. She graduated magna cum…

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Sara Collins, Christopher Jenkins

Dr. Sara DeReath Collins and Christopher Lanier Jenkins were married June 8 at the InterContinental Washington D.C. — the Wharf. William Harris, a Universal Life minister, officiated. Dr. Collins, 43, is an interventional cardiologist for Capital Cardiology Consultants in Washington. She graduated from Brown and received a medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville.…

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