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Food scientist works to improve nutrition, understand gut disease

Alireza Abbaspourrad is studying a “gut-on-a-chip” to learn how food is absorbed and how gastrointestinal diseases work.

NYC health commissioner lectures on health inequality April 23

Dr. Mary Bassett, the New York City public health commissioner, will deliver the annual Nordlander Lecture on April 23 structural racism and health.

Grant to unite Cornell, partners in fight against opioids

A grant will expand Cornell's research and work with partners on confronting opioid abuse through evidence-based interventions.

Analysis finds strong consensus on effectiveness of gender transition treatment

A new data analysis has found strong consensus that undergoing gender transition can improve transgender well-being.

Student business owners vie for campuswide prize

Thirteen student companies pitched their business ideas during the Student Business of the Year competition finals March 28 at eHub Collegetown.

Precision medicine, immunotherapy discussed at Weill Cornell Medicine

The director of the National Cancer Institute discussed advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy to treat cancer at Weill Cornell Medicine March 15.

Cancer symposium aims to unify Cornell researchers

Cornell will hold the first Annual Cancer Research Symposium to showcase diverse and groundbreaking cancer research on campus, and to better integrate investigators from the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Babacar Cisse

Babacar Cisse immigrated to the United States from Senegal with just $26 in his pocket and a lesson from his parents to always give back. Now a neurosurgeon, Cisse heeds those words in every interaction with his patients.

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Cornell to help jump-start seven NY businesses

Seven New York state businesses have been awarded funding to participate in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with Cornell faculty members to develop and improve their products.