Weill Cornell Medicine researcher wins Lupus Insight Prize

Dr. Virginia Pascual was awarded the Lupus Insight Prize June 15 by the Lupus Research Alliance.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Tanaka Dune

Dr. Tanaka Dune, a Weill Cornell Medicine urogynecologist, helps women who have pelvic floor disorders and other ob/gyn-related issues.

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3-D printed artificial gut creates realistic model for research

The lack of an artificial intestine that mimics conditions in real guts has limited research, until now. 

Menopause triggers changes in brain that may promote Alzheimer’s

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a research team says.

New findings explain how UV rays trigger skin cancer

Cornell researchers have discovered that when melanocyte stem cells accumulate a sufficient number of genetic mutations, they can become the cells where melanomas originate.

Extension helps New York farmers share harvest with hurricane victims

Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Maire Ullrich worked with nonprofit Feeding America to put together a shipment of fruits and vegetables to be trucked to parts of Florida or Texas hit hard by recent hurricanes.

Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jason Baker

Endocrinologist Jason Baker can uniquely relate to his patients: Like them, he lives with type 1 diabetes.

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Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $45.3M NIH grant

Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program.