Skip to main content

New grant to support grad students in obesity prevention

A new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support three nutrition graduate students to focus on obesity, taking an ecological perspective. (Oct. 22, 2008)

Michael Latham honored with public lecture in Malaysia

Michael Latham, M.D., professor emeritus and graduate school professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell, was honored Oct. 7 with the Michael Latham Public Lecture in Penang, Malaysia. (Oct. 13, 2008)

For researchers in Weill Hall, collaboration between Ithaca and New York City is central

Weill Hall is designed for big-picture scientists: researchers who think beyond the confines of their field to tackle challenges in creative new ways. (Oct. 10, 2008)

New Cornell drink with protein punch debuts at New York Farm Day in D.C.

Cornell researcher David Barbano has developed new technology to isolate protein and calcium from skim milk to fortify all kinds of drinks with more nutrients. (Sept. 26, 2008)

Researchers discover how antidepressants and cocaine interact with their protein targets in brain cells

Researchers describe how brain cells process antidepressants, cocaine and amphetamines. The findings could lead to more targeted medications for psychiatric diseases and addiction. (Sept. 17, 2008)

Blanchard honored for pioneering ribosome research

Weill Cornell Medical College researcher Scott Blanchard received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation for his groundbreaking work in cell biology. (Sept. 17, 2008)

High blood pressure treatment could put women at greater risk than men for enlarged heart

New research shows that women benefit less than men from two common blood pressure drugs for the reduction of left-ventricular hypertrophy, which is a thickening and enlargement of the heart. (Sept. 17, 2008)

Dean Alonso of Qatar medical college to retire

Daniel R. Alonso, dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar since its 2001 inception, announced his retirement effective Jan. 1 2009. Deputy Dean Javaid Sheikh will take over as interim dean. (Sept. 17, 2008)

Seven receive American Heart Association grants

The American Heart Association has awarded seven new grants to Cornell researchers for their work, which is geared at fighting heart disease and stroke. (Sept. 16, 2008)