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We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Fernando Martinez

Dr. Fernando Martinez seized opportunities the U.S. afforded him; he’s dedicated his career to helping others, and has inspired his children to do the same.

Essentials

McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Cellular signaling pathway contributes to cancers

A signaling pathway in cells that regulates fat production could become a new target for cancer drugs, according to Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.

Cornell students meet, learn from COP23 world leaders

For the first week of 2017’s Conference of the Parties in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6-17, seven Cornell students met with business and government leaders from around the world.

Study reveals why testicular cancer responds to chemo

Cornell researchers have taken a major step toward answering a key question in cancer research: Why is testicular cancer so responsive to chemotherapy, even after it metastasizes?

Symposium highlights Alzheimer’s research breakthroughs

Advances in scientific innovation are leading to powerful discoveries about Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases according to experts at the Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute Symposium.

Collaboration seeks to reduce health care disparities through technology

Professors Saurabh Mehta and David Erickson, the co-founders of Cornell's Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Global Health and Technology (INSiGHT) discuss radical collaboration and using technology to solve global health problems.

Ezra

Putting the X into sex chromosome research

Alon Keinan's work seeks to redress science's historical use of males as the norm when conducting chromosome research.

New technique captures real-time movies of a molecular pump

Scientists have captured the first video recordings of a key protein whose function is essential to a deadly foodborne bacteria.