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Joint symposium to explore business and medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College and the Johnson School will co-host the Cornell Business Medicine Symposium April 30 from 3 to 8 p.m. in WCMC's Uris Auditorium in New York City. (April 15, 2009)

Student-run conference, April 20-24, to explore issues in U.S. health care

The Sick in America series begins April 20 and will highlight issues of health care from the perspectives of physicians, patients, economists and policymakers. (April 7, 2009)

Using his CU engineering skills, alumnus targets tragic medical condition afflicting 2 million women

Seth Cochran '00, M.Eng. '01, has started a nonprofit called Operation OF, now being piloted in Uganda, dedicated to ending obstetric fistula worldwide. (April 2, 2009)

Graduating Qatar students celebrate successful Match Day

The 17 members of the second graduating class at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar will complete their residency training at some of the top medical programs in the United States and Qatar. (April 1, 2009)

Local foods: Good for your health and the economy, stresses state commissioner

'Local foods, first' is more than a new food fad. It is a high priority for Albany policymakers, said New York agriculture commissioner Patrick Hooker at a March 10 conference on campus. (March 16, 2009)

Women opt out of math/science careers because of family demands, study concludes

Women are underrepresented in math-intensive careers not because they lack good math ability, but because they prefer other careers with more flexibility to raise children, says a new Cornell study. (March 11, 2009)

CU students teach computer literacy and malaria prevention in Ghana during winter break

Giving high school students access to computers and spreading awareness of what causes malaria were the goals of two different student groups who conducted service trips to Ghana over winter break. (March 4, 2009)

Glowing 'Cornell dots' can show surgeons where tumors are

Brightly glowing nanoparticles known as 'Cornell dots' are a safe, effective way to 'light up' cancerous tumors so surgeons can find and remove them. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Weill Cornell, Ithaca researchers use cotton candy to create new blood-flow routes

Using a cotton candy machine, a team of physicians and scientists from Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Ithaca campus may have developed a way to create engineered tissue. (Feb. 17, 2009)