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Symposium honors bioengineering pioneer Mike Shuler

Scientists from around the world gathered June 22 to honor the career of Professor Michael Shuler, whose work in modeling biological systems continues to revolutionize the field of bioengineering and change the way pharmaceutical drugs are developed.

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.

$900K USDA grant will further study of food physics and manufacturing

Ashim Datta, professor in biological and environmental engineering, has secured a $905,000 grant from the USDA to deepen his study of the physics of food processing.

Scientists sic samurai wasps on stink bugs

Cornell researchers have released samurai wasps on 24 farms throughout New York to test how well they control brown marmorated stink bugs, an agricultural and household pest.

Danny Scott honored by canine health organization

Danny Scott, the James Law Professor Emeritus of Dermatology, has been awarded the International Canine Health Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award.

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.

Cohen, Wildeman named provost fellows

Emmanuel Giannelis, vice provost for research, has appointed biomedical sciences professor Paula Cohen and policy analysis and management professor Christopher Wildeman as provost fellows.