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Mediterranean diet may protect against Alzheimer’s

A Western-style diet triggers changes in the brain that may predispose patients to Alzheimer’s disease decades before they show any sign of cognitive decline.

How will New Yorkers power through future hurricanes?

A new paper shows the changing climate’s impact on New York City’s transportation energy infrastructure is worsening over time. 

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jonathan Avery

Dr. Jonathan Avery, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction medicine, empowers his patients to share their recollections of recovery through online testimonials.

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Tata-Cornell celebrates 5 years of fighting hunger in India

A Mann Library exhibit, "Portraits in Progress: Confronting Indian Malnutrition through Field-based Research Under the Tata-Cornell Institute," opened May 3.

Climate-smart production boosts West African rice self-sufficiency

The System for Rice Intensification has significant potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa, according to Cornell researchers.

‘Intervene’ video and workshop receive best practices award

Cornell Health has been recognized by The American College Health Association as a recipient of the 2018 Best Practices: Health Promotion and Education Award for its campus bystander intervention film, "Intervene."

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NIH official promotes diverse scientific workforce at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Hannah Valantine, chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the NIH, advocated for diversity in academic medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Teaching global health: Dr. Gunisha Kaur

Dr. Gunisha Kaur ’06, M.D. ’10, a former refugee, is training the next generation of physicians on how to treat foreign-born patients.

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Rawlings scholars share their undergraduate research

From studying labor law to understanding obesity, about undergraduate scholars shared their results at the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo and at CURBx, April 19.