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Weill Cornell center aims to help cognitively impaired seniors

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $4.6 million grant to create a center aimed at developing technology to help older adults who have cognitive impairments.

Immunology workshop to demystify cutting-edge tech

An Immunoprofiling Workshop – sponsored by the Cornell Center for Immunology, Dec. 13 in Stocking Hall – will feature technology experts who will provide case studies and best practices on various core technologies.

Student engineers to ply their green skills in NYC

Cornell engineering students are working with an Ithaca, New York, engineering firm to help New York City lower its carbon footprint.

Susan Choi, MFA ’95, wins National Book Award

Author Susan Choi, an alumna of Cornell’s Creative Writing Program, has won the National Book Award for fiction for her fifth novel, “Trust Exercise.” 

Cornell eLab students pitch their innovations in NYC

Members of eLab, Cornell’s student business accelerator, pitched their entrepreneurial ideas to business leaders, mentors and alumni at the annual eLab NYC Pitch Night, Nov. 7 at the World Trade Center.

More than 550 converge at Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

The Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, held Nov. 8 in New York City, drew 550 attendees for TED-style talks from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, plus lots of networking.

Scientists identify protein that promotes brain metastasis

A protein that breast, lung and other cancers use to promote their spread – or metastasis – to the brain, has been identified by a team led by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.

Researchers explore the ‘gist’ of doctor-patient communication

Professors Holly Prigerson and Valerie Reyna have combined forces to study end-of-life communication between patients and their physicians and clinicians, with the goal of improved prognostic understanding and decision-making and, ultimately, better end-of-life decisions.

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NIH grant will fund non-pharmacological pain research

A team of Cornell researchers and scientists focused on pain management has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health.