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Cornell Center for Health Equity established

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups.

Dejah Powell uses awards to help feed her Chicago neighborhood

The South Side of Chicago, where Dejah Powell ’18 grew up, is known as an urban food desert. Powell, an environmental and sustainability science major, is helping to change that.

Undergrad researcher helps combat antibiotic resistance in cholera

Andrew Rosenblatt ’20, student in the lab of Tobias Doerr, assistant professor of microbiology, is working to make cholera less resistant to treatment by a broad range of antibiotics.

Genetic variation in cells' protein-building may have health implications

New research suggests genetic variation in the most essential component of the ribosome, ribosomal RNA, may influence how much and which proteins are made.

Nervous system puts the brakes on inflammation

Cells in the nervous system can “put the brakes” on immune response to infections to prevent excessive inflammation.

NYC high schoolers explore STEM fields at Weill Cornell Medicine

On Feb. 27, 90 students from public high schools across New York City participated in Big Red STEM Day, designed to inspire high school students to consider STEM fields.

Nutrition certificate provides perspective on lifelong health

A new online Nutrition and Healthy Living certificate program puts the power of contemporary nutrition science into participants’ hands.


Nutritious red rice developed for the U.S.

Cornell and U.S Department of Agriculture researchers announced that they are releasing a nutritious new red rice cultivar that should appeal to people interested in alternative grains.

Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research awarded to Harvard hematologist

Dr. Vijay Sankaran, who investigates molecular underpinnings of pediatric genetic blood disorders, has been awarded the third annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.