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Epidemiologist Lewis Drusin receives James D. Bruce Memorial Award

Epidemiologist Lewis Drusin of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been selected by the American College of Physicians to receive the Bruce award. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Scientists close in on taurine's activity in the brain (Red Bull drinkers, take note)

A finding by a team of scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College opens the door to better understanding the amino acid taurine's impact on the brain. (Feb. 13, 2008)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell creates world-class cancer center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has expanded its cancer program into a new center dedicated to advancing research, prevention and treatment of the disease with multidisciplinary collaborations. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Weill Cornell in Qatar is on track, now adding research and soon patient care

As the first class of doctors is set to graduate from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, the triple mission of the institution is ready to proceed, with the research aspect being added now, and patient care set to follow in 2011. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Weill Cornell receives $13 million to study risk factors for heart attack and stroke

Weill Cornell Medical College has received $13 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to continue studying atherosclerosis and thrombosis, which are major risk factors for coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Weill Cornell partners with Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania

Weill Cornell has partnered with the Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania in an effort to alleviate the health-care crisis gripping that country. (Jan. 25, 2008)

Cornell receives almost $2 million from New York state for stem cell research

Cornell University received two one-year institutional development grants for stem cell research from the state of New York as part of $14.5 million in similar awards granted statewide Jan. 7. (Jan. 16, 2008)

Diet for small planet may be most efficient if it includes dairy and a little meat, Cornell researchers report

A low-fat vegetarian diet is very efficient in terms of how much land is needed to support it. But adding some dairy products and a limited amount of meat may actually increase this efficiency. (Oct. 4, 2007)

Four departments get top billing for faculty productivity

Cornell's Departments of Food Science, Information Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are No. 1 in the country in their fields, according to the latest Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index. (Sept. 12, 2007)