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Bacterial endocarditis increases stroke risk for extended period

Patients who develop bacterial endocarditis have an elevated risk of stroke beginning four months before, and up to five months after diagnosis – a period significantly longer than previously reported.

Tumor-suppressing gene lends insight to cancer treatment

Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have found that if PTEN, a known tumor-suppressor gene, has mutated or is absent, the DNA replication process derails and can lead to cancer development.

Non-invasive test predicts death risk from heart disease

A noninvasive scan that determines the extent of plaque buildup in the heart predicts the likelihood of heart attack or death over a 15-year period, according to a Weill Cornell Medical College research team.

Stress-fighting proteins could lead to asthma treatments

Weill Cornell Medical College investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and survive in the body.

Food order impacts glucose and insulin levels

Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have found that the order in which obese patients with type 2 diabetes eat food matters and may help control glucose levels.

Potential new HIV therapy seen in immune cells

Weill Cornell Medical College scientists have discovered a way to limit replication of the most common form of HIV at a key moment when the infection is just starting to develop.

$50M gift creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

A decade after its creation, the Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

$100M gift names Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech

On Roosevelt Island June 16, with the Manhattan skyline in the background, Cornell Tech announced a $100 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies to help fund construction of the campus.

Cornell Tech to build first passive house residential high-rise

Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus earns bragging rights when the world's first high-rise residential building built to passive house standards - a rigorous energy use standard - rises on campus.