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A high-salt diet produces dementia in mice

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new Weill Cornell Medicine study.

Mark Veich appointed vice provost for external affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine

Mark Veich has been appointed vice provost for external affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Feb. 12.

$2.5M grant funds research on tuberculosis treatment

Cornell researchers are investigating compounds they identified that offer hope for effective new drugs against tuberculosis.

Adequate choline in pregnancy may have cognitive benefits for offspring

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell study suggests.

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi on collaboration, clinical care and consensus building

A conversation with Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, who has served as the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University’s provost for medical affairs since January 2017.

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More frequent genomic monitoring may help guide cancer treatment

Ongoing monitoring for genetic changes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia during targeted treatment may allow clinicians to adjust patients’ treatments as the cancer evolves.

NIH grant seeks to improve treatment for mid- and late-life depression

A $4 million, four-year grant will support a new research center to develop improved treatments for middle-age and older adults suffering from depression.

Digital agriculture tech Adapt-N nets $1M Tulane prize

Adapt-N, a team from Cornell, was awarded the $1 million grand prize from the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge Dec. 14 in New Orleans.

Course marks 50 years of international engagement

Cornell’s International Agriculture and Rural Development 602 class is celebrating 50 years of international engagement.