We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Fernando Martinez

Dr. Fernando Martinez seized opportunities the U.S. afforded him; he’s dedicated his career to helping others, and has inspired his children to do the same.

Essentials

McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Cellular signaling pathway contributes to cancers

A signaling pathway in cells that regulates fat production could become a new target for cancer drugs, according to Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.

Book details approaches to design research across disciplines

Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones demonstrate new complementary and experimental approaches to the design studio and research in their new book, “LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology.”

Binding molecule could improve injected radiation therapy

A group led by assistant professor Justin Wilson has developed a binding molecule that could improve targeted alpha-particle therapy - injected radiation treatment - for prostate cancer patients.

Symposium highlights Alzheimer’s research breakthroughs

Advances in scientific innovation are leading to powerful discoveries about Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases according to experts at the Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute Symposium.

New technique captures real-time movies of a molecular pump

Scientists have captured the first video recordings of a key protein whose function is essential to a deadly foodborne bacteria.

Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

Saving Coney Island from the roller coaster of climate change

As sea levels rise, the Coney Island peninsula may become uninhabitable. Cornell landscape architecture graduate students wrestle with the island’s tenable, livable resilience as nature aims to reclaim it.