Researchers find genetic differences between lethal and treatable forms of leukemia

Chemical codes that control the behavior of normal and malignant cells have been identified and may lead to more precise treatment for people with leukemia. (Jan. 8, 2010)

Medical students learn about health care system and reform

Weill Cornell Medical College offers an innovative program to teach medical students and residents about the ways patient care is managed and paid for in the U.S. and abroad. (Jan. 7, 2010)

Surgery effective for some type 2 diabetes patients

Surgery is a legitimate and effective treatment for type 2 diabetes, affirm 50 medical experts. Their statement is in a report by lead author Dr. Francesco Rubino of Weill Cornell. (Dec. 23, 2009)

Diabetes screening tool promotes early detection in adults

A simple questionnaire developed by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College can promote early detection of diabetes in adults so they can dramatically reduce their risk. (Dec. 21, 2009)

Waging war on the brain: Conference examines hidden consequences of military conflict

A Dec. 16 conference, co-organized by Weill Cornell Medical College researchers, examined the psychological and neurological consequences of war. (Dec. 18, 2009)

Cornell and New York Public Library celebrate Indonesian music and dance

Cornell students and faculty participated in a series of programs celebrating Indonesian culture from Dec. 7-12 at the New York Public Library. (Dec. 15, 2009)

Award-winning Cornellians working in entertainment offer tips to break into the industry

Two Cornell award-winning Cornellians working in entertainment offered alumni tips on what it takes to succeed in the entertainment Industry, Dec. 8, in New York City. (Dec. 11, 2009)

Students help plan project to give Harlem students hospitality education

Students in the School of Hotel Administration are helping to plan the Harlem Hospitality Project to provide hospitality and culinary arts educational opportunities to students in Harlem. (Dec. 9, 2009)

New grant funds pain management for NYC seniors

A $2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help researchers translate knowledge in social science into treatments, intervention programs and policies related to pain disorders. (Dec. 7, 2009)