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New minor track focuses on inequities in health

A new option for study within the inequality studies minor gives students a chance to explore the social causes and consequences of inequities as they relate to health.

Health care issues tackled at Weill Cornell Hackathon

The third annual NYC Health Hackathon, hosted Feb. 8-10 by Weill Cornell Medicine, brought teams together in an attempt to solve myriad medical challenges.

Brain blood flow finding gives hope for Alzheimer’s therapy

Research on blood flow in the brain, from the lab of Chris Schaffer and Nozomi Nishimura, could help inform better therapies for people with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. 

Cornell creates multicollege Center for Immunology

Building on Cornell’s decades of fundamental and comparative research in the immunological sciences, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced the creation of a new Cornell Center for Immunology.

Chelsea Clinton shares insights on public health

Chelsea Clinton is a public health advocate, researcher and educator. But being a mother has deepened her passion for children’s health, she explained in a talk on Feb. 5 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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.