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Helping people with autism recognize faces

In an ongoing study, Nim Tottenham, assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, is examining how normal and autistic brains behave when viewing faces. (April 30, 2008)

Postdocs of all stripes to share their work May 8

Postdoctoral researchers from Cornell in Ithaca and Weill Cornell Medical College will come together in Ithaca May 8. More than 50 speakers and poster sessions will highlight a broad array of research. (April 30, 2008)

Weill Cornell Medical College refutes New York Times article on cancer research

Weill Cornell Medical College has refuted an article in The New York Times alleging that two researchers did not fully disclose that their research on CT screening for the early detection of lung cancer was partially funded by a tobacco company. (April 4, 2008)

Student delegation and dean from Ithaca travel to Doha to forge connections

Over spring break, three Cornell students and Dean of Students Kent Hubbell visited Qatar to see how undergraduates in Ithaca can collaborate with their premedical counterparts in Doha as part of the Ithaca-Qatar Ambassadors.

The Hartwell Foundation awards Cornell University researchers $1 million

Three Cornell researchers will receive Hartwell awards for their cutting-edge research to benefit children: Charles Glatt and Anjali Rajadhyaksha of Weill Cornell Medical College and John March in Ithaca. (April 3, 2008)

Doha calling Ithaca: Video chat focuses on Ithaca's diversity, life and even the city's best ice cream

On March 4, faculty, staff and students woke up near the crack of dawn on Cornell's Ithaca campus to meet and greet students in the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar via videoconference. (March 28, 2008)

Weill Cornell medical educators reach out to inspire Qatari high schoolers

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar is stepping up its ongoing effort to reach out to Qatari high schools with regular visits to schools and invitations to students to visit the medical college. (March 28, 2008)

$50 million gift will establish Perelman heart care center, expand reproductive medicine program at Weill Cornell

Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings Inc., has made a $50 million gift to be equally divided between NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. (Feb. 28, 2008)

Robotic prostate surgery yields favorable outcomes

A new Weill Cornell study finds that prostate cancer patients receiving an advanced procedure to remove the prostate using a surgical robot have excellent outcomes five years after surgery. (Feb. 13, 2008)