Michael Kaplitt, a neurosurgeon at Weill Cornell Medical College, talked about his career and research, which includes developing gene therapy for Parkinson's disease, in a talk on campus Oct. 20. (Oct. 27, 2009)
Artificial tissues with an embedded vascular system and a skull base sealer were two Cornell student inventions honored as finalists in the 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition in Chicago, Oct. 18-20. (Oct. 21, 2009)
The newly formed Strategic Plan Advisory Council will synthesize recommendations gathered from the Cornell community into a draft strategic plan. Town meetings will be held in January and February, and a draft issued in March.
Two researchers have received five-year, $2.5 million Director's Pioneer Awards from the National Institutes of Health, and three other major grants were awarded to faculty members, the NIH announced Sept. 24. (Sept. 24, 2009)