Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jason Baker

Endocrinologist Jason Baker can uniquely relate to his patients: Like them, he lives with type 1 diabetes.

Essentials

Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $45.3M NIH grant

Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program.

NY Times’ Nicholas Kristof talks inequality, empathy, children

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times delivered the Urie Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2.

Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.

A&S alum hosts medical school interns for summer experiences

Every summer for the last six years, College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Hank Fessler ’77 has welcomed a group of Cornell students to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to join research labs and explore careers in medicine.

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$9.4M NIH grant funds chronic fatigue syndrome center

The National Institutes of Health announced Sept. 27 that Cornell is one of three institutions nationwide to receive funding to establish a collaborative research center for the study of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Breast cancer study confirms ‘Angelina Jolie’ effect

A study reveals celebrities have power to influence the health care decisions of the general public, and health care professionals should leverage this by offering more information about treatment options.

Study reveals how malaria parasites prepare for transmission

New insights on how the parasite that spreads malaria is transmitted from humans to the mosquitoes may lead to new ways to control the deadly disease.