Infusion of vascular cells to treat liver cirrhosis shows promise

A new therapy that uses blood-vessel-lining cells to regenerate damaged tissue has the potential to treat liver cirrhosis.

Parasitic disease linked to HIV infection

Women diagnosed with an infectious parasitic disease prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa are at increased risk of contracting HIV.

Cornell, community partners reflect on engagement for the greater good

Provost Michael Kotlikoff led a panel of faculty and community partners Oct. 20 to discuss the benefits of collaborative work and community efforts engaging students in addressing local and global public health challenges.

Weill Cornell Medicine researcher wins Lupus Insight Prize

Dr. Virginia Pascual was awarded the Lupus Insight Prize June 15 by the Lupus Research Alliance.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Tanaka Dune

Dr. Tanaka Dune, a Weill Cornell Medicine urogynecologist, helps women who have pelvic floor disorders and other ob/gyn-related issues.


3-D printed artificial gut creates realistic model for research

The lack of an artificial intestine that mimics conditions in real guts has limited research, until now. 

Menopause triggers changes in brain that may promote Alzheimer’s

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a research team says.

New findings explain how UV rays trigger skin cancer

Cornell researchers have discovered that when melanocyte stem cells accumulate a sufficient number of genetic mutations, they can become the cells where melanomas originate.

Extension helps New York farmers share harvest with hurricane victims

Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Maire Ullrich worked with nonprofit Feeding America to put together a shipment of fruits and vegetables to be trucked to parts of Florida or Texas hit hard by recent hurricanes.