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Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.5M to 12 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund has awarded $1.5 million to a range of projects that will provide sustainable solutions around the world, from the Finger Lakes to the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.

Scholars train for research in real-world settings

Thirty-three researchers from across the globe visited the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research last month to learn how to conduct research through community partnerships that will inform real-world practices and decisions.

Lab-grown tumors provide insights on rare prostate cancer

Growing miniature tumors from a patient’s cells in the laboratory may help scientists personalize treatments for those with a rare form of prostate cancer, according a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian scientists.

Low-carb, high-fat diet may boost targeted cancer therapy

A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a new study.

A simpler, safer operation for treating kidney cancer

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center propose a simpler, safer procedure for treating a certain type of early-stage kidney cancer in older adults. 

Wildeman takes helm at Bronfenbrenner Center

Christopher Wildeman, a leading scholar on mass incarceration and child maltreatment, will become director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research as of July 1.

Academic Integration Initiative builds on first-year successes

A year into Cornell’s Academic Integration Initiative, Gary Koretzky ’78 is relocating to Ithaca and taking on a new title to continue leading efforts to better promote, build and enhance collaborative research efforts across Cornell's campuses.

Veterinary pathologists bolster NY crime-fighting efforts

Recognition of the link between human and animal abuse has helped spur a slowly growing system for investigating and prosecuting crimes against animals. Cornell veterinary pathologists play a key role, performing necropsies and delivering expert testimony.

‘Collaboratory’ shares ideas on food, healing, justice

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory brought people from Africa, South Asia and North America to interact with Cornell faculty.