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Researchers discover treatment target for people with IBD

People with inflammatory bowel disease and food allergies are one step closer to a possible treatment, thanks to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Starr Foundation extends NYC stem cell research support with $50M gift

The Starr Foundation is continuing its commitment to stem cell research with a $50 million gift supporting the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative, a collaboration involving Weill Cornell Medicine.

NIH immunologist wins Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research

Clinical immunologist Dr. Helen Su, who studies the genetic causes of rare immune system diseases in children, has been awarded the Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research by Weill Cornell Medicine.

Gene variant may affect breast cancer survival for black women

A set of gene variants originating in Sub-Saharan West Africa may help explain why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes than white women, say researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome

A new class of biomaterial developed by Cornell researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria – a population that shows resistance to traditional flu and polio vaccine.

High-fructose corn syrup promotes tumor growth in mice

A study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers shows how high-fructose corn syrup fuels the growth of colon tumors in mice.

Sah: Medical guidelines may be biased, overly aggressive

Treatment guidelines recommended by medical specialist organizations are more likely to call for greater use of health care services and exacerbate overtreatment, says Dr. Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations.

Cornell model helps dairy farms reduce nitrogen, save money

Waterways might grow cleaner, thanks to improvements in the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System, a dairy nutrition model.

Weill Cornell medical students celebrate Match Day 2019

The Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2019 learned on national Match Day where they will be doing their internship and residency training – the next three to seven years of their medical careers.