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Gift names Weill Cornell's Institute for Precision Medicine

Researchers at the Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College use genomic sequencing to understand factors that drive disease development and identify treatments most likely to be effective for each patient.

Gender influences survival after pediatric brain tumor removal

A Weill Cornell Medical College study in Neurosurgery suggests that gender-specific genes and other epigenetic factors might influence the formation and development of pediatric brain cancers.

Stiffer breast tissue in obese women promotes tumors

A Cornell study explains how obesity changes the consistency of breast tissue in ways that are similar to tumors, thereby promoting disease.

Tech-oriented NYC students visit Cornell

A busload of New York City high school students hit pause on city life to visit Cornell’s Ithaca campus, as part of a summer program that’s equipping the next generation of technical entrepreneurs.

In fashion, origami turns function into form

A skirt to be showcased at Vancouver Fashion Week was directly inspired by Cornell physics research on using origami to tailor the mechanical properties of materials.

LGBT perspectives on academia could foster inclusivity

A Weill Cornell Medical College research team surveyed nearly 350 LGBT doctors, nurses and other health care professionals and trainees to better understand the support they receive and the obstacles they face in academia.

Awards nurture Cornell, N.Y. industry partnerships

Center for Advanced Technology awards support Cornell life science faculty and research associates to develop biotechnologies with commercial potential.

End-of-life cancer chemotherapy: more harm than good

A new Weill Cornell Medical College study finds treating terminal late-stage cancer patients with chemotherapy does not improve quality of life and are of no benefit to overall survival.

AAP program for executives focuses on New York City

Twenty-two architecture and urban design professionals from China took part in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning’s first international executive education program.