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Weill Cornell team has breakthrough in hunt for new TB drugs

An investigation by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists has yielded two breakthroughs in the pursuit of combating growing resistance to tuberculosis treatments.

Fight or flight: Serotonin neurons prompt brain to make the right call

Known for its role in relieving depression, the neurochemical serotonin may help the brain execute instant, appropriate behaviors in emergency situations, according to a new Cornell study Feb. 1 in Science.

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the world beyond the lab could help researchers make a broader impact and meet grand challenges, said speakers at the “Deep Tech Eats Social Media for Lunch” panel, held Jan. 28 in the Upson Hall lounge.

Hackathon looks to solve animal health issues

Students designed solutions to animal health issues and competed for prize money at the 2019 Cornell Animal Health Hackathon on Jan. 27.

Book offers hope to parents of children who self-injure

A new book co-written by Janis Whitlock, a Cornell expert in adolescent self-injury, offers information, encouragement and support for parents and caretakers of children who self-injure.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.

Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead will become dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences on Jan. 14. She succeeds Dr. Carl Nathan, who is completing his planned two-year term.

Cornell researchers join five-year USAID nutrition project

Cornell University researchers will collaborate on a new, five-year United States Agency for International Development flagship multi-sectoral project to combat malnutrition.

Steve’s story: An interventional approach to pancreatic cancer

Being diagnosed with advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer was a grim experience for Steve Price, but state-of-the-art interventional radiology allowed him to receive chemotherapy immediately after biopsy.

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