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Cornell team devises rapid test for vitamin A, iron deficits

Cornell engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.

Alum’s medical career spans hospitals, Army bases and state institutions

Adadot Hayes ’64 said she will never forget Jeffrey, a baby born with Trisomy 13, a chromosomal condition that left him without eyes, with a cleft palate and a host of other problems.  

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Links between social connectedness, stress and health to be studied

Maren Vitousek, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, has received a $500,000 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Young Faculty Award to study links between stress, social connectedness, health and future performance.

Dec. 5 global soil painting competition illustrates soil’s vital role

Graduate student Kirsten Kurtz is on a mission to save soil and turn our attention to its natural beauty by using it as paint.

NIH grant awarded to Weill Cornell Medicine for fibrosis research

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have received a grant to conduct an in-depth study of the mechanisms that cause scar tissue to form in the lung and kidney.

Awards partner life science researchers with industries

Reducing antibiotic resistance in animals and developing a lubricating formula in joints for people suffering from arthritis are two of seven projects that received Center for Advanced Technology annual grants.

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.

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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.